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Yet, like many grand astronomy concepts, the Grand Tack model seems to create more problems than it solves. What massive force could have moved giant Jupiter in toward the sun, and why didn't that force destroy Jupiter, other planets, or the asteroids themselves? And then what powerful agent slung Jupiter outward to its current, stable orbit? It's as though researchers need Jupiter's gravity to act as a magic hand that mixed and placed asteroids near to where we see them today—in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter.

  • Yet, like many grand astronomy concepts, the Grand Tack model seems to create more problems than it solves. What massive force could have moved giant Jupiter in toward the sun, and why didn't that force destroy Jupiter, other planets, or the asteroids themselves? And then what powerful agent slung Jupiter outward to its current, stable orbit? It's as though researchers need Jupiter's gravity to act as a magic hand that mixed and placed asteroids near to where we see them today—in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter.
  • A better way to explain the unique arrangement of rare and common, large and small asteroids is that God put them there in the beginning. If so, they have been around since creation took place only thousands of years ago. Do the asteroids look more like they are thousands of years young or billions of years old, cold, and dead?

The Nature study authors wrote, "Planetary migration ends well within the first billion years of our Solar System's [assumed] 4.5-billion-year history. The asteroid belt, however, is still dynamic today. Collisions between asteroids are continuously grinding the bodies down."1 Why do asteroids still exist after grinding each other down all this supposed time? If the main belt were that old, it would contain nothing more than dust remnants of the active bodies that once orbited there.2,3

  • The Nature study authors wrote, "Planetary migration ends well within the first billion years of our Solar System's [assumed] 4.5-billion-year history. The asteroid belt, however, is still dynamic today. Collisions between asteroids are continuously grinding the bodies down."1 Why do asteroids still exist after grinding each other down all this supposed time? If the main belt were that old, it would contain nothing more than dust remnants of the active bodies that once orbited there.2,3
  • Thinking in terms of a recent creation solves these and other fascinating asteroid observations, answering the difficulties facing secular origins stories. God positioning these heavenly bodies personally and recently, in accordance with Genesis creation, explains their various compositions, orbits, and sizes, as well as their very existence.

References

  • DeMeo, F. E. and B. Carry. 2014. Solar System evolution from compositional mapping of the asteroid belt. Nature. 505 (7485): 629-634.
  • The main belt asteroids would have been ground to dust and then swept away by solar radiation.
  • Ironically, this very process of grinding refutes the nebular hypothesis, which asserts that dust coalesced into planets and the sun. In reality, dust particles bounce off of one another far more readily than they adhere.
  • http://www.icr.org/article/8013/

Human lincRNA Genes Contradict Evolution

  • Researchers from MIT and the University of Massachusetts Medical School recently characterized a group of genes in humans and other mammals that not only defies evolutionary models but vindicates the Bible’s prediction of the uniqueness of created kinds with distinct genetic features.1
  • Even though less than five percent of the human genome codes for protein, scientists have discovered that our genome is pervasively transcribed (expressed) in an amazing array of RNA molecules.2,3 And the transcribed regions of the genome located outside the protein-coding areas encode many unique types of genes that produce RNAs used directly by the cell. An important category of these RNAs is the “long intergenic non-coding RNAs” or lincRNAs that have the same type of control structures and features as protein-coding genes.

It is now known that lincRNA genes are critical to cell function, with some even being completely lethal when experimentally disabled in mice.4,5 Because scientists have known for several years that lincRNA genes are more specific to different kinds of creatures than protein-coding genes, they have begun to use them to test evolutionary predictions.6

  • It is now known that lincRNA genes are critical to cell function, with some even being completely lethal when experimentally disabled in mice.4,5 Because scientists have known for several years that lincRNA genes are more specific to different kinds of creatures than protein-coding genes, they have begun to use them to test evolutionary predictions.6
  • Publishing in the journal Genome Research, the team examined the expression of 1,898 different lincRNA genes in different types of tissues in humans, chimps, macaques, cows, mice, and rats.1 Amazingly, only 80 percent of the human lincRNA genes had counterparts expressed in chimp tissue and only 63 percent were expressed in macaque tissue. These differences are completely outside the evolutionary paradigm and popular rhetoric that claim the human and chimpanzee genomes are nearly identical.

Interestingly, this newly reported research parallels a study recently completed by this author using three different lincRNA data sets. These represent over 50,000 different regions of the human genome, and their sequence was compared to the chimp genome (data not yet published).6 Depending on the data set, all known human lincRNA regions of the genome were found to be only 67 percent to 79 percent similar in their DNA sequence compared to the chimp genome. These findings correlate closely with the lincRNA gene expression results in Genome Research.1

  • Interestingly, this newly reported research parallels a study recently completed by this author using three different lincRNA data sets. These represent over 50,000 different regions of the human genome, and their sequence was compared to the chimp genome (data not yet published).6 Depending on the data set, all known human lincRNA regions of the genome were found to be only 67 percent to 79 percent similar in their DNA sequence compared to the chimp genome. These findings correlate closely with the lincRNA gene expression results in Genome Research.1
  • Over 20 percent of human lincRNAs are dissimilar between humans and chimps and therefore have no evolutionary history—they appear suddenly and fully functional in the human genome. While the evolutionary model once again fails to predict this incredible genetic discontinuity, the creation model accurately forecasts that all creatures are uniquely created after their kind, a prediction evident in the structure and function of the human genome.


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