Reasons to Believe

Origin of the Universe

  • 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

  • General Relativity Passes Another Test

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    RTB’s cosmic creation model has gained additional support as general relativity passed another test. General relativity predicts that as two … more

  • Why the Universe Is the Way It Is

    From a naturalistic perspective, the pain, death, decay, and evil that humans and all life experience serve no real purpose. They simply are the consequence of a random set of cosmic coincidences that … more

  • Creation Ex Nihilo

    Scripture teaches that there was nothing but God, and that God by means of his incalculable wisdom and infinite power alone brought the universe (all matter, energy, time, and space) into existence … more

  • Ethyl Cyanide

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    A newly discovered molecule in the interstellar medium provided some researchers with a little bit of hope for a naturalistic explanation of … more

  • Big Bang Passes Big Test

    Atheist astrophysicist Geoffrey Burbidge once worried aloud that his peers might rush off to join "the First Church of Christ of the Big Bang."1 The rush of which he spoke was precipitated by a deluge … more

  • Speed of Gravity Measured, Scripture Validated

    General relativity and the biblical creation model received yet another boost on January 8, 2003, at the 201st meeting of the American Astronomical Society. The boost came from an announcement of the … more

  • WMAP Offers Spectacular Proof of Creation Events

    Preliminary results from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) have stirred great excitement among physicists.1 Radiometers on board the satellite are sending NASA researchers by far the … more

  • Putting the Big Bang to the Test

    In 1989 John Maddox, the physics editor for the prestigious journal, Nature, wrote an editorial entitled, “Down With the Big Bang,” in which he (a self-declared atheist) … more