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The biblical description of the universe received scientific validation with the announcement of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics. RTB’s cosmic creation model entails a singular beginning (Genesis 1:1), continual cosmic expansion (cf. Isaiah 42:5), and constant laws of physics (Jeremiah 33:25). The combination of the last two leads to a universe that cools over time. These characteristics define a big-bang universe. Additionally, although originally smooth, the universe must become clumpy by the growth of galaxies and galaxy clusters. The ripples in the early universe that permit the future clumping were detected by the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) in the early 1990s, further confirming that humans live in a big-bang universe. As a testament to the importance of this discovery, the lead scientists were recently awarded the Nobel Prize for their work. This recognition affirms the validity of RTB’s cosmic creation model, which includes big bang cosmology.
- Phil Schewe and Ben Stein, “A Baby Picture that’s Worth a Nobel Prize,” Physics News Update 795 (2006): #1.
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