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Earth-Like Planets? Not Quite

When scientists say a newly-discovered planet is “Earth-like,” they might not mean what you think they mean.

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | March 16, 2018

Why Intelligent Design Isn’t a God-of-the-Gaps Argument

Intelligent Design is not based on ignorance; it’s based on information. That is, ID theory rests upon what we know, not what we don’t know.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | December 27, 2017

The Universe Should Not Exist

Scientists can’t figure out why the asymmetry between matter and antimatter that’s necessary for life exists in this universe. Is this another case of fine-tuning?

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | November 3, 2017

Get the Dictionary of Christianity and Science

Sometimes, when answering an apologetics question about science, you just need to appeal to the facts. But do you know the facts?

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | October 4, 2017

A Universe from Nothing?

Some contemporary scientists have argued that something can come from nothing, but it turns out they’re equivocating on the word “nothing.”

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | April 13, 2017

Will Time Continue Eternally? (Video)

Tim responds to the idea that time came into existence with the Big Bang and whether or not it will continue forever.

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | April 10, 2017

If the Universe Is Fine-Tuned, Why Is It Mostly Inhospitable for Life?

Tim continues to respond to objections to the argument that the universe is fine-tuned to permit the existence of life.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | March 2, 2017

Fine-Tuning is Unlikely, but Unlikely Things Happen All the Time

Yes, the fine-tuning of the universe for life is highly unlikely, but unlikely things happen all the time, right? Here's why this objection to the fine-tuning argument doesn't work.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 24, 2017

We Live in a Very Fortunate Universe

The finely-tuned constants and conditions of the universe had to be just right to get a universe that would permit life. Here's a taste of some of this evidence.

Article | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 9, 2017

Answering the Galileo Myth

I recently gave a talk at the University of Toronto on the topic of science and faith. I argued that modern science was birthed out of a theistic worldview. But if this is the case, why did the Roman Catholic Church persecute Galileo for doing science?

Podcast Episode | Science | Tim Barnett | December 15, 2016