Reasons to Believe

Origin of the Universe

  • New Results Confirm Previous Conclusions

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    More detailed cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation measurements confirm the cosmological picture painted by RTB’s cosmic creation … more

  • Supporting the Cosmic Distance Ladder

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    Big bang cosmology received another boost from distance measurements to a galaxy in the Local Group. Accurate distance measurements are critical to … more

  • k-Essence Models of Dark Energy Ruled Out

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    Theoretical work continues to provide evidence for fine-tuning in the amount of space-energy density (dark energy) in the universe. Since its … more

  • Confirmation of Stellar Formation Models

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    Observations of dim stars in globular clusters confirm a key prediction of RTB’s cosmic creation model pertaining to stellar formation. … more

  • A Dime's Worth of Difference

    The universe is incredibly massive. Nevertheless, its mass must be spectacularly fine-tuned for life to be possible. Exactly how massive the universe is remained unknown until astronomers focused the … more

  • Direct Proof of Dark Matter

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    NASA’s X-ray telescope Chandra has provided a definitive verdict—dark matter exists—that buttresses RTB’s creation model. … more

  • Galaxy-Formation Problem Resolved

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    Recent simulation results resolve a discrepancy in galaxy-formation models, thereby buttressing RTB’s cosmic creation model. Theoretical … more

  • Simulations Confirm Model of Galaxy Growth

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    ·         More complete galaxy evolution simulations have provided additional evidence to buttress … more

  • Silicon Needed for Planetary Formation

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    Astronomers have discovered more evidence for fine-tuning in planetary formation by observing an overabundance of silicon in planetary systems. … more

  • Big Bang Passes Another Test

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    Observations of galaxy formation in the early universe validate predictions of big bang cosmology and thereby further confirm RTB’s cosmic … more

  • GRB Measurements Confirm Cosmological Parameters

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    Cosmological measurements determined by a new technique confirm RTB’s cosmic creation model. One way scientists test previously successful … more

  • New Tools to Study Space Energy Density

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    A pair of Swiss physicists has identified an important local test to verify the mysterious space-energy density (or dark energy) responsible for … more

  • Most Distant Supernova Discovered

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    The deepest optical view of the universe has confirmed a recent (in astronomical terms) beginning to the universe as predicted by RTB’s cosmic … more

  • Distant Galaxies Resolve Observational Discrepancy

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    Making use of new simulations of the history of the universe, astronomers have resolved a distance measurement anomaly that also strengthens … more

  • Past CMB Temperature Confirms Creation

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    Astronomers have found evidence in a distant gas cloud that supports a supernatural origin of the universe. Observations of light from distant … more

  • New Distance Indicator

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    A team of American scientists revealed a new technique for measuring distance that will likely yield more evidence for supernatural creation. … more

  • Watching the Universe Grow Up

    by Dr. Jeff Zweerink and Dr. Hugh Ross

    Among the vast expanses of the cosmos, humanity resides on an amazing planet with remarkable conditions for observing the birth and expansion of the universe. … more