Reasons to Believe

Scientific Evidence for an Old Earth

  • New Measurement of Universe’s Age

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    A new technique to measure the age of the universe further buttresses the already strong case for a supernatural origin of the cosmos. Using … more

  • Magnetic Reversal Found in Ice Core

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    A team of European scientists has found additional evidence that Earth is more than 10,000 years old. Ice cores in Antarctica and Greenland show … more

  • Using Stalagmites to Date the Past

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    Scientists possess a new tool for dating past events and cross-checking other direct dating techniques; this tool is also suitable for testing young- … more

  • White-Dwarf Formation and Prediction

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    Astronomers' observations of dim, dying stars in globular clusters confirm a recent prediction of RTB’s cosmic creation model pertaining to … 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

  • Evidence for Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud

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    Scientists have employed a new technique to help account for small objects beyond Neptune, supporting RTB’s cosmic creation model. … more

  • More Supernova Remnants Found

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    A new observational technique promises to find more supernova remnants—removing a prominent argument some have used to support a young (around … more

  • Galaxy-Disc Formation Time-Scales Confirmed

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    Observations of local stars confirm standard models of galaxy formation and reaffirm the antiquity of the universe. The thickness of the gas disc in … more

  • Magnetic-Field History Supports Old Earth

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    A better understanding of the history of Earth’s magnetic field undermines one major argument young-earth creationists (YECs) use to establish … more

  • Ancient Monsoons Affirm Earth’s Antiquity

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    The consistency of monsoon records from China with astronomical events and other dating techniques supports RTB’s cosmic creation model and … more

  • Supernova in LMC Much Older than 10,000 Years

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    Astronomers have discovered another piece of evidence for an ancient universe. The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) galaxy resides 160,000 light years … more

  • More Evidence for Kuiper Belt

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    Measurements of a recently discovered object beyond the orbit of Neptune confirm its status as a Kuiper Belt object, strengthening RTB’s cosmic … more

  • Continuous Cosmic Expansion

    Some promote an infinitely (or near infinitely) old universe to avoid a creation event in the relatively recent (roughly 14-billion-year) past. So, they argue that the universe is static or … more