Hiking Red River Gorge


I spent part of Labor Day weekend at one of my favorite places—Red River Gorge in eastern Kentucky. Red River Gorge is a scenic area operated by the Forestry Service. The deep gorge is just inside the edge of the …

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The Recent Creation Research Society Meeting at the Creation Museum

Frank Sherwin

On August 8–9, we had the fourth meeting of the Creation Research Society here at the Creation Museum. This was our best meeting by far. We had 120 people in attendance, and we had 42 presentations. Our previous three …

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Aliens, Extraterrestrials, and ET, Oh My!

By now, I’m sure that many of you have heard about the hullabaloo surrounding Ken Ham’s comments last week about NASA’s search for extraterrestrial life. Now Neil deGrasse Tyson has weighed in with his assessment of what Ken supposedly said; …

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Astronomy from the Bottom of Grand Canyon II


I spent last week on a seven-day Grand Canyon raft trip. This was a joint venture between Answers in Genesis and Canyon Ministries. I’ve done the seven-day trip once before and the four-day trip three times. (I blogged about …

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Society Meetings and a Mixed Review of Cosmos

Danny Faulkner with poster paper at American Astronomical Society meetings

I spent the first week of June in Boston attending the 224th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). For a number of years I’ve worked with another creation astronomer, Ron Samec, on eclipsing binary star research. Ron involves …

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The Meteor Storm That Wasn’t and the Evidence for Inflation That Wasn’t

The Camelopardalids

In my last blog post I mentioned that there might be a brief meteor storm early in the morning of Saturday, May 24. It was a cool, clear night here, so I awoke at 2:00 AM and went …

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The Recent Lunar Eclipse, a Possible Meteor Shower, and Other Odds and Ends

April’s Lunar Eclipse

I haven’t blogged since the beginning of April, so I have some catching up to do on a few things. My last post was about the April 15 total lunar eclipse and I announced that we would …

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The Total Lunar Eclipse of April 14-15

As I mentioned in my New Year’s blog post about astronomical events in 2014, a total eclipse of the moon will be visible from the U.S. on the night of April 14–15. The following table lists the various portions of …

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Recent Excitement over Cosmos and Cosmic Inflation

Things eventually settled down here at Answers in Genesis after the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate last month, but last week things heated up again, at least for me. First, I’m sure that many of you have been watching the new …

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My Recent Trip to Florida


For fifteen years I’ve served on the board of directors of Creation Education Resources (CER), a creation ministry located near Jacksonville, Florida. Rich and Ginger Overman run CER, and CER does several things, such as creation seminars and trips. They …

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