Topic: Age of the Earth: strengths and weaknesses of dating methods

The Age of the Earth Strengths and weaknesses of radiometric and other dating methods. See also the discussions on Dating a Young Earth and Biblical Earth Dating

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Dating - The isochron method | The isochron method. Many radioactive dating methods are based on minute additions of daughter products to a rock or mineral in which a considerable amount of daughter-type isotopes already exists.

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Unreliability of Radiometric Dating and Old Age of the Earth Radiometric Dating. How radiometric dating works in general . Why methods in general are inaccurate . Why K-Ar dating is inaccurate. The branching ratio problem

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Carbon Dating Undercuts Evolution's Long Ages | The. Evolutionists generally feel secure even in the face of compelling creationist arguments today because of their utter confidence in the geological time scale. Even if they cannot provide a naturalistic mechanism, they appeal to the 'fact of evolution,' by which they mean an interpretation of earth.

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The Age of the Earth: G. Brent Dalrymple: 9780804723312. G. Dalrymple has done a wonderful job in writing such a technical work on the history and direct data for the current estimate of the age of the Earth being 4.5 Billion years old and the Universe being 7 - 20 Billion years old.

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Meteorite - Association of meteorites with asteroids. Meteorite - Association of meteorites with asteroids: If meteoritic material comes from specific regions of the asteroid belt, then the asteroids in such regions should have the chemical and mineralogical composition observed in the meteorites. The surface mineralogical composition of asteroids, in principle, can be determined directly by observations from Earth of the fraction of sunlight.

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Isochron Dating - A brief introduction to isochron dating methodology. The technique (and related ones) is widely used in isotope geology.

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Age of the Earth - Wikipedia The age of the Earth is 4.54 ± 0.05 billion years (4.54 × 10 9 years ± 1%). This age may represent the age of the Earth's accretion, of core formation, or of the material from which the Earth formed. This dating is based on evidence from radiometric age-dating of meteorite material and is consistent with the radiometric ages of the oldest-known terrestrial and lunar samples.

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Creation vs. Evolution - Articles home page Creation vs. Evolution 0. Introduction and table of contents The following is an organized presentation on the creation vs. evolution controversy.