Reasons to Believe

Universe Design

  • Cosmological Constant Decay

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    Japanese theoreticians suggest more possible evidence for a new cosmic design feature. They point out that if the cosmic space energy density were … more

  • Mass Density Discrepancy

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    The second most outstanding evidence for supernatural design in the physical sciences, the cosmic mass density, received a confirmation. Astronomers … more

  • Mass Density Measurement

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    Astronomers have developed an independent confirmation of one of the most profound evidences for supernatural design. Using relative velocities for … more

  • New Cosmic Expansion Measure

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    A recent cosmic expansion measurement affirms supernatural design and RTB’s testable, biblical creation model. Astronomers have demonstrated … more

  • Vela Pulsar Distance

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    Astronomers have uncovered a possible validation of a feature of early human history in RTB’s human origins model, which states that radiation … more

  • Dismal Future

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    A team of astronomers has used recent precise measurements of the cosmic density parameters to calculate for the first time an accurate projection … more

  • Ages of Pulsars

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    Consistent with RTB’s biblical creation model is the Vela supernova eruption, an astronomical event that released enough radiation to … more

  • Earth-Type Planet Drift

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    This discovery undermines the popular belief that the universe contains untold numbers of life-supporting planets. Astronomers determined that tidal … more

  • General Relativity Test

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    The theory of general relativity, which predicts the biblical cosmic creation principles of a transcendent beginning (beginning of matter, energy, … more

  • Improved Cosmic Yardstick

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    Japanese astronomers have discovered a way to improve accuracy for measuring some of the most significant design features in the universe. … more

  • Improved General Relativity Test

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    As the theory of general relativity fares, so fares RTB’s biblical cosmic creation model—and general relativity just passed another … more

  • Metal Enrichment

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    This discovery provides astronomers with an explanation for why the early metal enrichment of the universe must be carefully fine-tuned for advanced … more

  • New Cosmic Design A

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    Australian astronomers have discovered three new cosmic design features. Life-supporting stars and planets either will not properly form or will … more

  • Planet Eating Stars

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    This study of protoplanetary systems affirms the anthropic principle. Astronomers have discovered that planet-eating stars are more common in the … more

  • Sloan Digital Survey

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    The first data release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey was announced and described in the October, 2003 issue of The Astronomical Journal. Accurate … more

  • Wide Angle CMB Temperatures

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    The largest angular scale temperature fluctuations (beyond angular scales of 60°) in the WMAP results are weaker than what a flat, spatially … more

  • Cosmic Metal Reservoirs

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    New measurements of metals in the intra-galaxy-cluster medium validate an important design feature for the universe. Scientists found that … more

  • WMAP Results Confirmed

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    Ground-based cosmic background radiation maps and large-scale structure surveys independently confirm at the same level of precision the cosmic age, … more

  • Dark Energy Confirmations

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    Four different sets of observations (positions of blue-shifted light relative to matter-dense regions) independently confirm that dark energy plays … more

  • Type Ia Supernova

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    Astronomers found that the density of the circumstellar medium determines whether or not a white dwarf star will accrete enough matter from a red … more