Radiometric Dating Questions and Answers
- How accurate is Carbon-14 (and other radiometric) dating? (From The Creation Answers Book)
- The way it really is: little-known facts about radiometric dating (available in Spanish)
- How dating methods work
- Radioactive dating methods
What is radiocarbon dating? Is it accurate?
- Diamonds: a creationist’s best friend: Radiocarbon in diamonds: enemy of billions of years
- DNA research says Australian Aborigines arrived 50,000 years ago
- Oxidizable carbon ratio dating
- Dating in conflict
- Dating dilemma: fossil wood in ‘ancient’ sandstone
- Geological conflict: young radiocarbon date for ancient fossil wood challenges fossil dating
- The dating game
- Radiocarbon in diamonds: enemy of billions of years
- Tree ring dating (dendrochronology) (available in Spanish)
Are there examples of inaccurate results obtained from the potassium/argon dating method (the most cited method)?
- Radioactive ‘dating’ failure: recent New Zealand lava flows yield ‘ages’ of millions of years
- Excess argon within mineral concentrates from the new dacite lava dome at Mt St Helens volcano
- Radio-dating in rubble
- The pigs took it all
- How do you date a New Zealand volcano?
How can the radiometric dates of millions and billions of years old be so wrong?
- Trial balloons and the age of the earth
- The failure of U-Th-Pb ‘dating’ at Koongarra
- Flaws in dating the earth as ancient
- Conflicting ‘ages’ of Tertiary basalt and contained fossilised wood, Crinum, Central Queensland, Australia
- Radioactive ‘dating’ in conflict!
- National Geographic magazine joins the dating game
- Is the absence of short-lived radionuclides a problem for the biblical timescale?
- Evolutionist debater fails to understand young-earth arguments
- The Oklo natural reactors in Precambrian rocks, Gabon, Africa
Is there any evidence that the radioactive decay rate might not have been constant?
- RATE group reveals exciting break-through!
- Billion-fold acceleration of radioactivity demonstrated in laboratory
- Radioactive decay rate depends on chemical environment
- Helium evidence for a young world continues to confound critics
- Argon diffusion data support RATE’s 6,000-year helium age of the earth
What is the current creationist thinking on radiohalos (formerly called ‘pleochroic halos’)?
- Radiohalos: startling evidence of catastrophic geologic processes on a young earth
- The collapse of geologic time
- New radiohalo find challenges primordial granite claim
- New record of polonium radiohalos, Stone Mountain granite, Georgia (USA)