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January 2019’s Total Lunar Eclipse and the Flat Earth

The night of Sunday–Monday, January 20–21, 2019, there was a total lunar eclipse visible across the Western Hemisphere. We had planned an eclipse-watching event at Johnson Observatory here at the Creation Museum that night. But concerns about the very cold temperatures and safety at the observatory for our guests prompted …

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Earth and Sky Science: The Year in Review

Digging Out the Archaeology News We kicked off our coverage of archaeological news with a late January article detailing that ancient peoples (post-Babel migrants) in Egypt, the Near East, and China made use of any meteoritic iron they found and fashioned it into weapons, tools, and jewelry. In February we …

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Commentary: Peace on Earth? What Peace?

“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.” Matthew 10:34 In this Advent season, this time set aside to reflect upon the birth of Jesus— an Afro-Semitic Palestinian who was forced with his parents to …

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Matt Walsh and a Young Earth

Recently the popular Catholic political blogger Matt Walsh made a fairly lengthy video explaining why he was not a young-earth creationist and why he thinks young-earth creationists are a stumbling block to the faith of many people. The video is filled with strawman fallacies, misunderstandings, and mischaracterizations of what creationists …

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How Old Does the Earth Look?

Insisting that the earth and the universe are young, only 6,000 years old or so, does not make the biblical view popular in today’s enlightened “scientific” culture. It would be so easy just to go along with the view believed and followed by the overwhelming majority of scientists—and taught in …

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Giant Coral Reefs—Too Old for a Young Earth?

What do you know about coral reefs? Most people would answer this question with some bit of information gathered from a documentary or animated film set in coral reefs. While few people have spent much time in coral reefs, many could identify them as places of exquisite beauty and diversity. …

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