Creation Evidence Museum
The Creation Evidence Museum chartered in Glen Rose Texas in 1984, is a non-profit educational museum that presents scientific evidence for creation, and was is established for the purpose of researching and displaying evidence. Dr. Carl Baugh, the museum’s Founder and Director, originally came to Glen Rose, Texas to critically examine claims of human and dinosaur co-habitation. He conducted extensive excavations along the Paluxy River, with appropriate permission of the landowners. These original excavations yielded human footprints among dinosaur footprints. He then realized that a museum needed to be established in order to appropriately display this evidence, along with sustained excavations and other areas of scientific research for creation.
The museum sponsors paleontological and archaeological excavations in addition to other extensive research projects, such as the research flume for simulating the effects of the global flood of Noah.
The museum has casts of several of the human and dinosaur tracks from the Paluxy and abroad. Creation Evidence Museum also holds the largest Out Of Place Artifacts (ooparts) collection in the world, now on display in the new building.
The rotary and linear flumes (left), with Professor M.E. Clark (Professor Emeritus of fluid mechanics, U of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana) in the photo. Professor Clark was one of the engineers who designed and built the flumes.
The flumes are designed to allow water and sediment to flow through them, depositing the sediment in various formations. These formations are visible through the clear sides and enable the researchers to study what the deposits look like, as well as the mechanism of their formation.
In a landmark study, crossbeds were produced in the linear flume and two newts were introduced to study their behavior. This was done in order to better understand the mysterious fossil footprints of the Coconino sandstone in the Grand Canyon region. The behavior of the newts helped to explain the various unique characteristics of the Coconino ichnofossils.(Ian Juby's original research report)
The Creation Evidence Museum is the home of the world’s first Hyperbaric Biosphere designed to mimic the condition on Earth before the global flood. Carl Baugh is the Scientific Research Director who leads the application of this technology he has pioneered.
This independent research includes hyperbaric energized systems for water, enhanced production of plants as food sources, fishes, livestock, and water recovery systems. Planned research will also focus on hyperbaric pharmaceutical potentials in living plants and animals.
In the late 90's, research was performed on venomous copperhead snakes living in the biosphere. Their venom was altered at the molecular level, and it is now known that the protein production by the snake was radically altered. Some proteins were inhibited, others enhanced. Some proteins produced in the venom were completely eradicated and others produced which the snakes never produced before. Some have speculated that the "new" venom may not be toxic, but this has not yet been verified. Physical changes are visible in the electron micrographs (left).
Fruit flies were also placed in the biosphere and within a few generations their lifespans had tripled.
While hyperbarics were pioneered by Texas A&M, this hyperbaric biosphere incorporates far more changes to its internal environment than just increased atmospheric pressure and oxygen. Based on the rock records, it is assumed that oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the past were higher. Based on the decaying electromagnetic field of earth, it is assumed that the electromagnetic field of earth was also higher in the past. Based on the scriptural record of an apparent crystaline firmament (which was also reiterated by Josephus), and assuming this was perhaps a metallic hydrogen-water shield, it is assumed that the shield would have been a specific shade of pink and was fiber optic. Thus the inside of the biosphere is lit 24/7 with pink light.
The actual intensities and changes are proprietary and are not public knowledge.
Each year, usually in June, CEM holds public excavations in the Paluxy riverbed, weather permitting. The hope is to find fossil human footprints amongst the numerous dinosaur tracks. Visit the Creation Evidence Museum website for details.