Travelling back through time with Dr Richard Smith’s imaginary time machine on the ABC program Australia: The Time Traveller’s Guide, we reach the nebular hypothesis at about 7 min. This was first proposed by the French mathematician, astronomer and atheist Pierre-Simon Laplace to explain how our solar system came into existence by natural processes. The [...]
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a government funded institution in Australia, is promoting the first of a series of videos entitled: Australia: The Time Traveller’s Guide. Episode 1 is called The Early Days.
The video shows presenter Richard Smith driving a vehicle across outback Australia, which he uses as an analogy of geologic time. It’s a [...]
In my discussion of the Perth geological cross-section I concluded that the thick sedimentary deposits filling the Perth Basin likely extended across the Darling Plateau to the east. It seemed to me that these thick and extensive sediments would not have ended abruptly at the Darling Fault but continued, by the Principle of Lateral Continuity, [...]
The latest Journal of Creation produced by Creation Ministries International is back from the printers and mailing now. It’s a great resource for anyone wanting to keep up with the latest in biblical based thinking on scientific issues.
In this issue there are many articles relevant to biblical geology:
The moon’s former magnetic field—still a huge [...]
The figure here shows an interpreted geological cross-section near Perth, Western Australia. It’s taken from the 1:250,000 scale geological map SH-50-14 publised in 1978 by the Geological Survey of Western Australia.
As I have mentioned before, I look at sections like these and interpret them using biblical history.
Section A-B is approximately 80 km long [...]
Reader JF contacted me asking for help with their son’s assignment:
Hi, my son is in year 4 and has been given an assignment on “weathering and erosion at a landform in your local area”. If he could get some information and give a good talk it would be the boost for his confidence that he [...]