Permian Pompeii Challenge Taken Up? ICR’s Brian Thomas Floats a Forest Hypothesis

Recently I shared evidence of an ancient forest preserved in amazing detail by volcanic ash (An Ancient and Alien Forest Reconstructed: A challenge for young earth creationism). I posed a number of challenging questions that this spectacular fossil discovery raises for those that hold to a young-earth creationist’ (YEC) understanding of earth’s history.   Since then, […]

When Peer Review Lets You Down Again: Another YEC Fact-Checking Problem

Do humans have nine billion bases of DNA not found in Chimpanzees?  This is the bold claim made by head science writer for the Institute for Creation Research, Brian Thomas, in a newly released video.  There is no doubt that Brian is mistaken. After all, the human genome only has 3.2 billion bases! How could such an error […]

The Case of the Shrinking Comet and the Age of the Universe

Ten years after launching, the European Space Agency Rosetta spacecraft finally caught up to its target, Comet 67P.   Rosetta, now 250 million miles from Earth, will travel along with the comet while it makes its way around the Sun measuring its activity as it goes through the process of forming a tail. Already Rosetta has detected and measured streams […]

Origins of the Dead Sea, Part V: All Dried Up – No Room for a Dry Dead Sea in the Young Earth Timeline

Previously we saw that the Jordan Valley was once full of water. Now we ask, has the Dead Sea ever dried up completely? It appears that is has, but when? These are crucial and perplexing questions for believers in a global flood 4350 years ago (aka Noah’s Flood).

Permian Pompeii Challenge Taken Up? ICR’s Brian Thomas Comments on Fossil Forests

Reconstruction of a 300 million year old forest

Recently I shared evidence of an ancient forest preserved in amazing detail in a thick layer of volcanic ash (An Ancient and Alien Forest Reconstructed: A challenge for young earth creationism). I raised a number of challenging questions that this spectacular fossil discovery raises for those that hold to a young-earth creationists (YEC) understanding of […]