Reasons to Believe

Universe Design

  • Metal Matters

    Uranium and thorium play a vital role in the plate tectonics and volcanism of planets. Consequently, the amount of these two metallic elements influences the ability of any planet to support advanced … more

  • Aliens From Another World? Getting Here From There

    Growing numbers of UFO and ETI cults, some overtly religious, others with the pretense of purely scientific endeavor, preach their own message of salvation for the human race, a message that directly … more

  • An Infinity of Universes

    Dozens of cosmic characteristics must be exquisitely fine-tuned to make physical life possible. The degree of fine-tuning observed exceeds by many orders of magnitude the fine-tuning of which humans … 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

  • Fine-Tuning for Life on Earth (2001)

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    Evidence for the Fine-Tuning of the Galaxy-Sun-Earth-Moon System for Life Support1-121

    The environmental requirements for life to exist depend quite strongly on the … more

  • Probabilities for Life on Earth (2001)

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    An Estimate of the Probability for Attaining the Necessary Parameters for Life Support1-85

    Parameter

    Probability that feature will Fall in the required … more

  • Fine-Tuning for Life in the Universe (2001)

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    For life to be possible in the universe, several characteristics must take on specific values, and these are listed below.1 In the case of several of these … more

  • Fundamental Forces Show Greater Fine-Tuning

    A team of Austrian, German, and Hungarian astrophysicists has recently added evidence to the case for divine design, sweeping aside a recent challenge to the design argument I present in The Creator … more

  • Cosmic Acceleration Narrows Life's Time Window

    Recent discoveries about the universes expansion rate significantly impact the case for divine design. Past research revealed that only after a certain period of expansion would the universe be ready … more

  • How Far Tells How Old

    The strength of cosmologists’ model for the origin and development of the universe rests in part on the certainty of astronomers’ distance measurements to stars and galaxies. The only … more

  • Big Bang—The Bible Taught It First!

    While it is true that they were the first (1965) to detect the radiation left over from the creation event,1 they were not the first scientists to recognize that the universe expanded from an … more

  • Big Bang Buttressed

    Belief that the universe was created a finite time ago by a transcendent Creator has been strengthened by evidence yet again. A new piece of astronomical research brings good news for Christians and … more

  • Relativity Reaffirms Creation Doctrine

    Though Christians sometimes mistake relativity (a physics term) for relativism (a philosophical term), relativity powerfully testifies of divine creation.1 How? Einstein’s theory of general … more

  • Einstein Exonerated in Breakthrough Discovery

    This discovery yields what may be the most profound evidence to date for divine design of the cosmos.1

    Einstein’s cosmological constant, once widely ridiculed, represents an anti-gravity … more

  • Design Evidences in the Cosmos (1998)

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    Design and the Anthropic Principle

    Astronomical Evidences for the God of the Bible … more

  • New Astronomical Proofs for the Existence of God

    "It really does matter, and matters very much, how we think about the cosmos," declares historian and college president Dr. George Roche. Immanual Kant, for example, posited an infinitely old and … more

  • Design and the Anthropic Principle

    Summary:  Human existence is possible because the constants of physics and the parameters for the universe and for planet Earth lie within certain highly restricted ranges. John Wheeler and … more