- Read more: Stars in early universe seem to “burst” into existence
This story shows that some extreme claims early on from the James Webb observations were overstated, but there is still a problem: the earliest stars appear to just “burst” on the scene. Sort of like someone said “Let the stars appear.”
- Read more: More observation problems with the Standard Model
This news story from the APS indicates that while the Standard Model of the Big Bang is not being seriously questioned, there are serious discrepancies that are forcing scientists to look for errors in the model.
- Read more: New YorkTimes op-ed asks whether Big Bang model is in trouble
The new results from the James Webb telescope add to prior problems that raise questions, but don’t yet overturn, the Standard Model of cosmology. The piece can be found here. Our own Rick Jones addressed evidence for the Standard model at our recen meeting at Biola, found here.
- Read more: RELIGIONS: Special Issue
“Exploring Science from a Biblical Perspective,” a special issue of the online, open-access journal Religions, for which I was the invited guest editor, has been completed. The articles cover a range of topics, from the Big Bang to the Panda’s Thumb. A brief Introduction with links to all of the articles is here: https://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/14/8/1023 .…
- Read more: Review of the meeting on extraterrestrials
I’ve heard a lot of positive feedback from those who attended the meeting on Saturday. For those who missed it, the video should be available in a few weeks. Here are some of my impressions and responses. We heard good scientific arguments from Bijan Nemati and Jay Richards that from a purely naturalistic standpoint, the…
- Read more: comments on Hugh Ross’s talk
By Brett van de Sande, member I was thinking a bit about Hugh Ross’ fine-tuning argument. Essentially, he is saying that any instance of fine-tuning is a good thing and that it is best explained by a personal creator. The “personal” adjective comes about since the precise value of these various constants of nature are…