>From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
>Behalf Of Scott Tucker
>Sent: Saturday, February 09, 2002 9:06 PM
>I have been given a reference to this organization and website:
>I am not qualified to evaluate their claims, but the tone of the material
>makes me suspicious. Has anyone reviewed their "physical model" theories?
>Can any of you all supply some insight, criticism, factual
At least 4 of the CSS scientists are young-earth creationists. Barnes, who
just passed away a few months ago, was a friend of mine. He was a bit
misguided about the dangers of modern physics and never liked chance in
quantum and did not like the relativity in Relativity. He preferred an
absolute space but could be forced to admit that one had to use relativistic
equations to build a cyclotron (I know, he admitted it to me). Barnes wrote
several articles attempting to replace gravity and all other forces with
electromagnetism (his field). He wanted a classical explanation for the
world. Barnes taught at El Paso and was an occasional consultant for a
geophysical company that made geophones. To give you a flavor of where
Barnes was trying to go, this is an accurate description from one of CSS's
"In 1978, Barnes  showed that if one takes into account the finite size
and elasticity of
charged elementary particles, then Faraday’s Law, Ampere’s Law, and Gauss’s
Law predict a feedback effect on charged particles in motion. He showed that
the induced magnetic fields due to the charged particle’s motion change the
equilibrium shape of the particle, e.g. from spherical to ellipsoidal.
Barnes derivations showed that this change in shape due to the motion of a
charged particle is responsible for the so-called “relativistic” change in
the electric and magnetic fields of the particle, its change in mass, and
its change in decay half-life. Thus Barnes was able to show that the
fundamental laws of electrodynamics combined with the Galilean coordinate
transformation are able to predict all the observed “relativistic”
phenomena for elementary particles in agreement with Poincaré’s argument
Bill Lucas (sometimes he goes by Charles) and his son Joseph Lucas have
published together at the International Conference on Creationism in
Pittsburgh in 1994. Their paper: The Origin of Atomic Structure - Charles W.
Lucas, Jr., Ph.D. with Joseph C. Lucas was a wierd attempt to alter the
view on atomic structure. They also presented A New Foundation for Modern
Lucas, C. & Lucas, J. at the 1998 ICC.
Charles Lucas presented A Physical Scientific Mechanism by which God Created
According to the Scriptures and Science - Lucas,Jr., Charles W., Ph.D. in
the 1990 ICC.
David Bergman presented Conflict of Atomism and Creationism in History
Bergman, D. at the 1998 ICC.
for lots of creation/evolution information
personal stories of struggle
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