Reasons to Believe

Scientific Evidence for a Young Earth?

  • Refutation of Young-Earth Geomagnetic Models

    TNRTB Archive - Retained for reference information

    A team of Swiss and American paleoclimatologists and particle physicists have developed a powerful refutation of young-earth creationist models for … more

  • Massive Analogue to the Kuiper Belt

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    A team of British astronomers has uncovered additional evidence for the design of the solar system that also refutes a young-earth creationist … more

  • Deep Core Tests for the Age of the Earth

    In recent months, new evidence has emerged that may be simple enough for everyone to understand, regardless of science background-as simple as counting tree rings.

    Scientists are learning much about … more

  • Another Extrasolar Comet Cloud

    TNRTB Archive - Retained for reference information

    New measurements by astronomers provide yet another refutation of a recent young-earth creationist prediction that large distant reservoirs of … more

  • Extrasolar Comet Cloud

    TNRTB Archive - Retained for reference information

    New measurements by astronomers provide yet another refutation of a recent prediction made by young-earth creationists that large distant reservoirs … more

  • Damocloid Test for Creation Models

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    New measurements in a special class of comets by an American astronomer provide another test for competing creation models. Young-earth creationist … more

  • Animal Death Prevents Ecological Meltdown

    Most Christians agree that no humans died before the Fall. Adam and Eve, as the first humans, rebelled against God in the Garden of Eden and thus brought on human death, both physical and spiritual. … more

  • Noah’s Flood: A Bird’s-Eye View

    by Steve Sarigianis

    Ms. Johnson smiles and settles her class for the week’s lesson. She opens the Bible on her lap and begins to read the story of Noah's flood. Her first-graders sit … more

  • Predictive Power: Confirming Cosmic Creation

    Scientists focus enormous effort on turning detections (observations and measurements) into predictions. Meteorologists use data to predict temperatures, wind, and precipitation. Astronomers use data … more

  • Tolman's Elegant Test

    The cosmic characteristic most extensively described in the Bible is the ongoing expansion of the universe.1 No other holy book of the world's religions describes this feature, nor was it anticipated … more

  • The Sun's Stable Diameter

    The Sun has the reputation of being the most stable burning star that astronomers observe. Its extreme stability allows humans to exist on Earth. Variations in its burning, periods of significantly … more

  • Facing Up to Big Bang Challenges

    What danger lurks in associating big bang cosmology with biblical cosmology? Most Christian physicists, astronomers, and other scientists would say, “None.” Many Christian philosophers, … more

  • Wheat Tells a Story of Beginnings

    DNA “fingerprinting” helps with investigations beyond the criminal courtroom. In one recent case, this research technique was applied to the study of agriculture’s origin, and the … more

  • Avoiding a Dangerous Trap

    Have you ever wondered why most Christian astronomers reject a young-universe interpretation of Genesis? The answer has to do with Scripture and theology, as well as with science. In my book … more

  • Responses to Young Universe "Answers"

    Those who hold the young universe view have offered the following statements to answer questions about this theory. After each statement is a response.

    Statement 1: The astronomical distances may not … more

  • The Usefulness of Carbon 14

    RTB's correspondence team is asked repeatedly to explain methods for dating the age of the universe and earth. The most frequent question has to do with the reliability of carbon 14 dating.

    I make no … more