With the discovery, they conclude that Samarium could turn up to be Neodymium in 106 billion years. There is no way I know of to disprove that, bt adopting it is a pure leap of faith. We can list pitfalls with using clocks or micrometers or scales or anything else that measures. Con Again, I would like to think Pro for the opportunity to debate this and for his alacritous response. Nevertheless, they still contained significant levels of C-14.
That aside, it appears that you confirm my statement that judging the age of the oldest of the strata that make up the crust of the earth is more a matter of scientific conjecture than substantive science. This is a very extensive decay rate, but is still useful to scientists. Non-scientists are free to assign any of the thousands of supernatural explanations they wish. Furthermore any scientist found studying or even suggesting such, will be ridiculed and humiliated. Even carnivores that eat only animal tissue absorb C14 from that animal tissue. On the Consubstantial Single Substance of God, and the mathematically impossible number of Infinity. If you have something serious to contribute to the conversation, be prepared to back it up, keep it clean, keep it civil, and it will be published.
Such drastic measures will help insure continued disbelieve in Gods existence. The computation of Samarium-Neodymium isotopes by means of radiometric dating method presumes Neodymium still retains for another half life and yet in reality, it could not. Whitelaw was not the one who said the 15000 samples dated within 50,000 years. If these varves represent annual depositional layers as the conventional geological community interprets it than they should be uniform across the whole formation between the tuff beds. Scientists are renowned for showing errors in previous results, not by confirming them. Even the source Pro cites admits it is based on a uniformitarian interpretation.
He also never refuted my point that there is excess Ar in rock samples in which the source is not the atmosphere. The article cited is in a religious journal, not in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Helens a new lava dome began forming. The ultimate application is to suppose that the earth was created last week, and God created all of the evidence of an older earth, including our memories of previous times, at the same time. If you fear intolerant Leftist repercussions, do not use your real name and do not include email or any identifying information. I can as easily say talkorigins.
A great flood would produce a sample of only one climate condition, when the flood occurred. The virtue of Prudence; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues. Argon makes up 1 percent of the atmosphere. There are three reasons why radiometric data is known to be accurate: 1. The virtues of Temperance and Fortitude; Two of the Seven Heavenly Virtues. Uranium 235 decay to lead has a half-life of 713 million years, so it is well suited to dating the universe. So if only supernatural explanations exist, scientists will leave the problem unsolved by science.
There is no reason to suppose the number of layers would match globally, as in fact observed. I submit that legally enforced secularism of society, like theocracy, like Marxism, and like Islam, is, precisely, a form of tyranny over the mind of man. Whitelaw supposes that there was no C14 in the atmosphere more than 5000 years ago, so when he scales all the dates according to his theory they are all within 50,000 years. In other words, the uniformitarian scientists date the ice sheets to hundreds of thousands of years because they believe the ice sheets are old to begin with. But there is no known mechanism by which any of them can be changed, and there is no theory that supports even one changing. Sediments include different types of pollen depending upon the season. The reliability of the dating is further enhanced by cross-checking in the same sample.
As can be seen, radioactive dating is quite an advanced and sophisticated technique. The virtue of Hope; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues. Pro Radiometric dating is the method for establishing the age of objects by measuring the levels of radioisotopes in the sample. If the earth were young this is exactly what we would expect. And then some self-replicating bits of everything accidentally arranged themselves into dinosaurs.
If you have sufficient energy, anything is possible. This, of course, is so that it can be properly catalogued, and, if valid, can be related to or associated with other objects from the same era. What would a yearlong global flood do? It is a moderately hard silvery metal which readily oxidizes in air. Con has only provided evidence that argon dating has some undefined error in some cases, and that a few cases of carbon dating are in error. Scientists do not assume that accumulations are uniform unless there is a reason to make the assumption, they cross-check with other methods, and if there is no cross-check then the results will be known to be uncertain. So very old things may not be measured at all, and younger things may not be measured with precision.
The method critics employ is like searching for broken wrist watches, and upon finding a dozen, then claiming that wrist watches are utterly useless for telling time. Even if multiple tree ring growth is rare today how can we know it was the same in the past? By analogy, a stop watch will not keep accurate time if it is not wound, if it is not in good repair, or if the operator forgets to press the button. Any alteration or fracturing means that the potassium or the argon or both have been disturbed. They could do that by taking an objects like a couple pieces of coral and submitting them to various labs at various times. It takes just as much faith to believe either one. So assuming that no air gets into a mineral grain when it first forms, it has zero argon content. Varves are conventionally believed to be laid down one a year.
Pro is correct when he asserts there are different methods of decay. Secularist Liberal Intellectual Media Complex Gradually, Ever So Gradually, Over Eons And Eons Of Time Punctuated Equilibrium's Wild-Assed Guess Them There Real Scientifical-Type Fellers Them There Real Smart Perfesser-Type Fellers Them There Real Smart Journalistical-Type Fellers Surely No Right Thinking Adult Could Believe Today Surely Today No Serious Educated Adult Could Possibly Believe We Don't Know Baboons, Mongrel Dogs, Filthy Pigs and. It might have started out as more of a little fib than a flagrant lie, but over time it has taken on the respectable aura of clear and overwhelming consensus among the educated elite, world wide. In other words, it is assumed there was no initial Ar at the time of formation. The technique they use exclusively is to search for uncommon cases of problems in the methods of dating, then claim that the methods have no validity whatsoever in spite of the close agreement achieved 99% of the time.