Category Archives: Astronomy

The History of Astronomy

Earth rim and stars

The development of astronomy throughout history is a magnificent confirmation of biblical authority. The Bible is God’s inerrant, propositional revelation to man. As such, the Bible is absolutely correct in everything it affirms. This naturally includes its claims about the universe. When the Bible touches on the topic of astronomy, it is absolutely correct. The history of astronomy confirms this…

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The Big Bang Model

Biblical Big Bang?

Is the Big Bang good evidence that God created the Universe? Many Christians seem to think so. But the Big Bang model is actually incompatible with Biblical Creation—for multiple reasons. First, the Big Bang is the consensus model for the vast majority of secular cosmologists today, and many of these cosmologists are strident atheists. If the Big Bang really supported the idea of Biblical Creation, then atheists wouldn’t promote the Big Bang model so adamantly…

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Star and Planetary Formation

All the stars

In each of those possibilities, “they all require stars to exist before more stars can be made.” “First of all, if the collapsing cloud theory can’t even explain the sun alone, then it is doomed from the start. To form the sun, or any star, a cloud must be dense enough to collapse and compress the interior so that it becomes hot enough for nuclear fusion to start.” “Interstellar gas clouds are too large and diffuse for gravity to overcome gas pressure. So they won’t collapse and form stars – they’ll disperse instead.”…

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The Three Heavens

earth atmosphere

We can call these the three heavens, though this terminology does not appear in the Old Testament. The first heaven is the near distance above us. Today we would call this the atmosphere, though the atmosphere was not a concept that ancient people, including the Hebrews, would recognize…

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