Cosmic Inflation Again

I hate to say “I told you so,” but … oh, never mind.

One of the problems that the big bang model suffers from is the horizon problem. For three decades the solution to this problem has been cosmic …

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Hugh Ross Is Right (Sort of) . . . the Debate Is Over

Terry Mortenson, who occupies the office next to mine here at Answers in Genesis, recently blogged about Hugh Ross’s presentation at the apologetics conference in Charlotte three months ago. There Ross reportedly said that “‘the debate is over’ among scientists …

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Water, Water Everywhere, But Not a Drop on Earth

According to the evolutionary theory of how the solar system came to be, Earth ought not to have water. The planets supposedly formed out of a disk of material left over from the sun’s formation 4.6 billion years ago. The …

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What’s Up for 2015

The year 2015 begins with three planets in the evening sky. To the naked eye, all three planets look like bright stars. During the first half of January, Venus and Mercury are close together in the southwest shortly after sunset. …

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Comet Touchdown!

I’ve been amazed how many people have asked me about Philae, the probe that recently landed on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Philae was attached to the Rosetta spacecraft that the European Space Agency (ESA) launched on March 2004. In …

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Should Christians Explore Space?

A recent news item reported on research about how a person’s religious beliefs might influence attitudes toward space exploration. University of Dayton political science professor Joshua Ambrosius recently presented “Separation of Church and Space: Religious Influences on Support for Space …

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Rock/Stars in 2015

Answers in Genesis, in conjunction with Canyon Ministries, sponsors raft trips through Grand Canyon. We have five trips scheduled next year. I am delighted to be a guide on one of these trips. The Astronomy Special, or “Geology by Day, …

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No Blood Moon

I had hoped that the eclipsed moon would be red. Deep red. A Cheerwine red (a brand of soda). Alas, it wasn’t to be. But I was in a celebratory mood, so I broke out some Cheerwine to share with …

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Black Holes: Not Seeing Is Not Believing

I understand that many years ago Superman comic books ran a story in which Superman flew faster than the speed of light. A reader wrote to the Dear Editor Column complaining that according to Einstein’s theory of special relativity, faster …

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MAVEN, Rosh Hashanah, and October’s Lunar Eclipse

MAVEN

MAVEN (Mars Atmospheric Volatile EvolutioN) craft has been in the news lately. Launched nearly a year ago, MAVEN arrived at Mars on September 21, whereupon a rocket burn placed MAVEN in orbit around the planet. Unlike many other missions …

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