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Inside June 2020 Acts & Facts

How can we find joy, peace, and hope during dark times? What's going on in ICR's virtual classroom? How does the Flood model solve the Antarctica rainforest mystery? Does Scripture say anything about climate? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the June 2020 issue of Acts & Facts!

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For those of you homeschooling this year, the anticipation of summer probably pushed you to the finish line. And you’ve done it. That last school assignment has been turned in, and you get a gold...
Abounding in Hope
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13) The seemingly sudden onset of the coronavirus pandemic...
Free Online ICR Live Science Presentations
Use Zoom or Facebook to attend free ICR events online! Discover how science confirms creation even when you’re at home. At the time of this writing, ICR’s public events are postponed...
Flood Model Solves Antarctica Rainforest Mystery
A recent study published in Nature has evolutionary scientists baffled. The researchers reportedly found an ancient rainforest in Antarctica, of all places. The study’s authors claim this part...
Revisiting the Isochron Age Model, Part 1
Radioactive dating is based on the decay rate of a starting radioactive isotope (the parent) into its stable counterpart (the daughter). An age is assigned to an object by measuring the quantity of...
An Ocean of Viruses
A virus is a very tiny structure that, in its simplest definition, is some nucleic acid (either DNA or RNA) packed inside a protein coat. Viruses can’t live on their own—they are designed...
How Not to Date Hominid Remains
A recent Neanderthal study in the journal Science mixed detailed archaeological finds with stories about human origins. As is typical, the report’s age assignments for fossils fit evolutionary...
Missing Ice Age Forests Fit Flood/Ice Age Model
Secular scientists say Earth has experienced many Ice Ages. But the evidence for multiple Ice Ages is very weak.1 There is strong geological evidence for only the most recent of the supposed...
Does Scripture Say Anything about Climate?
Climate change conversations squeeze their way into so many different topics, yet climate research is rife with confusion. Which scientists are right—those who say manmade pollution and greenhouse...
The Bird That Walks and Flies Under Water
The official bird of Norway is Cinclus cinclus, the white-throated dipper, an ordinary-looking bird that behaves in very extraordinary ways.1 It’s designed to forage under water, but...
A Believer's Response to Challenging Times
As I write this, stay-at-home mandates due to the COVID-19 pandemic are still in force across much of the country. The resulting economic turmoil has caused worry, with many wondering how much longer...

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