Reasons to Believe

Solar System Design

  • Solar Twins Are Hard to Find

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    Scientists continue to find evidence for the uniqueness of the solar system. Over the past 35 years, astronomers have searched for a star identical … more

  • Giant-Planet Obliquities Explained

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    Solar system simulations resolve an enigma regarding the spin axes of the outer gas giant planets, effectively undermining one argument some … more

  • More Design in the Solar System

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    Planetary scientists’ increasingly tumultuous picture of the early solar system argues for greater fine-tuning to produce a life-supporting … more

  • Meteorites Reveal Design in Solar System Formation

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    New understanding of the formation and movement of iron meteorites reveals fine-tuning in the early solar system. The iron meteorites currently … more

  • Danger Near the Spiral Arms

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    Astronomers have discovered further evidence of the fine-tuned location of the solar system in the Milky Way Galaxy (MWG). By mapping the locations … more

  • Fine-Tuning of the Sun

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    New understanding of stellar formation reveals more fine-tuning in the solar system. Astronomers have known for decades that larger stars form … more

  • Debris Disks Show Solar System Design

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    Greater understanding of the characteristics of sun-like stars has provided astronomers with additional evidence for the uniqueness and fine-tuning … more

  • More Evidence for Fine-tuning of the Solar System

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     Studies in planet formation have provided further evidence that a supernatural Creator has fine-tuned the solar system for life. Previous … more

  • Fluorine Sources in Globular Clusters Offer No Help

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    Recent studies of globular clusters (dense clusters of stars) provide additional evidence for the work of a Divine Designer in the formation of the … more

  • Dwarf Galaxies Show Fine Tuning

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    Recent studies of a nearby cluster of stars provide additional design evidence in the formation and history of the Milky Way Galaxy (MWG). Results … 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