Wednesday, March 7, 2012

In the Beginning Was Information - Dr. Werner Gitt

Part 1

Video by Answers in Genesis

Genetic information specialist Dr. Werner Gitt shows that coded information can only come from an intelligent source.

Part 2

Part 3

About Dr. Werner Gitt

Dr Werner Gitt
Creationist Information Scientist (Germany)

Werner obtained his degree in engineering from the Technical University in Hanover, Germany. After receiving his Ph.D. he was appointed head of the Department of Information Technology at the German Federal Institute of Physics and Technology (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt [PTB], in Braunschweig). Seven years later he was promoted to Director and Professor at PTB.1 His research concerns have involved information science, mathematics, and systems control technology. His many original research findings have been published in scientific journals or have been the subject of papers presented at scientific conferences and at universities in Germany and around the world.

He is the author of Did God Use Evolution?, If Animals Could Talk, Stars and their Purpose and In the Beginning was Information. Werner is also a renowned evangelist, having spoken widely on issues relating to the Bible and science. Though retired, he has contributed many articles to Creation magazine and the in-depth Journal of Creation (formerly TJ).

Dr. Gitt has written numerous scientific papers in the fields of information science, mathematics, and control engineering. He has also written several creationist books including:

Did God Use Evolution?
If Animals Could Talk
In the Beginning was Information (also a DVD)
Stars and their Purpose: Signposts in Space
Without Excuse

Dr Gitt has contributed many articles to Creation magazine (and Journal of Creation (formerly TJ), some of which are:

10 Dangers of theistic evolution
Cloning: Right or Wrong?
Counting the Stars
Dazzling Design in Miniature
God and the Extraterrestrials
Information, Science and Biology (T)
Scientific laws of information and their implications—part 1
Implications of the scientific laws of information—part 2
Weasel Words
What about the ‘big bang’? (available in Russian)

1.Three prerequisites must be fulfilled in order for the German Ministerium to award the title ‘Director and Professor’ at a German research institute, on the recommendation of the Praesidium. The person concerned must be:
1.A scientist. I.e. it is most definitely an academic title.
2.One who has published a significant number of original research papers in the technical literature.
3.Must head a department in his area of expertise, in which several working scientists are employed.