Relevant Pioneer Quotes


“This most beautiful system of the sun, planets and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.”

– Sir Isaac Newton, “General Scholium,” in Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (1687) 1



okeefe“We are, by astronomical standards, a pampered, cosseted, cherished group of creatures.. .. If the Universe had not been made with the most exacting precision we could never have come into existence. It is my view that these circumstances indicate the universe was created for man to live in.”

– Dr. John O’Keefe, Show Me God (1995) 2


1.  This quote is from Isaac Newton, the same one who is considered either the greatest or second greatest scientist ever to live depending upon with whom you are speaking 3

2.  And just to show you that modern day astronomers are still out there who believe in God and that he has designed the universe for us – John O’Keefe was an astronomer at NASA who was a pioneer in geodetics (which is the basis for our global satellite positioning system (GPS) that we have in the world today; he also helped correct an erroneous rendering of the speed of light which was too slow by 16 km / hour) 4

3.  The Bible is accurate in its astronomy