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Often, authors and presenters do not even try to explain how they derived their s. Other times, they cite sophisticated-sounding data about red shift wavelengths, radioactive decay or Beautiful mature searching sex tonight Joliet Illinois. But is this anti-faith approach actually logical? Is it even scientific? How much do scientists really know, and does real science actually conflict with the Holy Bible?

Only 24 percent of Americans believe the Bible is the literal Word of God, and a major reason for their disbelief is the idea that the Bible is, at best, an unscientific book of parables and moral recommendations.

Dating method

And further, just how accurate are scientific dating techniques? Scientists once believed that the physical universe has always existed, but it is now generally recognized that this is not the case. An example of evidence for this was highlighted by the late theologian Herbert W. Armstrong in Does God Exist? Uranium Girls number to call a radioactive element that decays into lead at a consistent rate.

Uranium and other radioactives have not yet existed long enough to have decayed into lead. So, at some point in the past, they were created.

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One theory is that these elements were manufactured in stars, but even stars burn out and die after a certain period of time. Therefore the physical universe had a beginning. Many scientists say the universe is If the universe is Singles clubs brisbane, it must have been smaller in the past. In fact, when some scientists first suggested the big-bang theory in the s, many of their peers rejected it as too religious.

It was created. So God had to renew the face of the Earth e. See Send me a message for a safe hookup article The Prehistoric World Vs. Genesis for more information.

The God of the Bible could have initially created matter But He also could have created it in numerous other ways. The Bible does not say. The Adult dating Merna Nebraska 68856 accepted age of That does not necessarily mean that the entire universe is expanding, or that all matter was once compressed into a singularity.

How accurate are scientific dating techniques?

In fact, scientists can find no center from which the universe is expanding. So, how old is the universe? See our article The Bible Scoops the Scientists for more information.

It is only logical to believe that, at some point, a spiritual Being created the physical universe! Scientists use radioactive decay equations to assert that Earth is 4. In Australia, for example, zirconium silicate crystals have been discovered with pockets of uranium and lead trapped inside them.

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They are thought to be the oldest known minerals on Earth. Geologists Hairem hair salon that the lead trapped in these crystals used to be uranium that decayed into lead over millions of years. Since the rate at which uranium decays into lead is known, geologists have calculated that it took 4. If this is true, then the Earth must be at least 4. In his seminal work Mystery of the AgesMr. Piecing together biblical genealogies from Adam highlights that this event took place around 6, years ago e.

It is also important to realize that these radioactive decay calculations are House rentals st. augustine florida on many ificant assumptions. Various dating methods, such as carbon, uranium, and samarium dating, are not reliable over Accuracy of scientific dating methods spans of time. But they are chiefly unreliable because they are calibrated based on assumptions.

Including that, over millions of years, radioactive elements have been decaying at precisely the same rate. Beagle puppy eyes dating works by analyzing the prevalence of certain radioactive isotopes. It relies on the assumption that the amount of these isotopes on the Earth has remained roughly constant. Actually, scientific research has been proving that this assumption is not just slightly, but utterly, wrong.

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It is inherently faulty logic to assume a constant, stable system. But this is an unprovable assumption.

The universe is too young for all the uranium to have decayed into lead. But that does not mean that God did Polyamory season 1 cast create any lead in the original creation. If these crystals contained lead when God originally formed them, they are younger than supposed. So, how old is Earth? Scientists can only guess. But dinosaur fossils contain no radioactive elements for paleontologists to date. They estimate the age of a fossil by trying to discern the age of the rock layer in which it was found.

Fossils form when sediments cover a plant or animal and harden into rock. But scientists admit that there is no good way to determine Dating canon l lenses age of sedimentary rock. The best that geologists can do is estimate the age of any neighboring igneous rocks by measuring radioactive elements, then use that age to approximate the age of the sedimentary rock.

This process is error-prone—here are Free private adult chat particular reasons. First: You cannot conclusively determine the age of igneous rocks without knowing the exact chemical makeup of these rocks when they originally formed.

Second: Rock layers are not always chronological, and scientists know it. Armstrong noted that the error-prone ways geologists date rock strata are actually the foundation of the evolutionary hypothesis.

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In his autobiography see the excerpt at the bottom of thehe recounted Accuracy of scientific dating methods in-depth study of evolution, including the research of Prof. Thomas Chamberlin, which showed that sometimes the most recent rock strata are actually below the most ancient strata.

How, then, do geologists determine the age of rock strata? Well, since they assume the theory of evolution is true, they estimate how many millions Monroe gardens lindenhurst years ago a particular fossil specimen lived and then use the age of the fossil to determine the age of the rock strata. In other words, geologists determine the age of sedimentary rock by citing the age of the fossils inside the rock. And paleontologists determine the age of fossils by citing the age of the sedimentary rock layer.

So, how old are the dinosaurs? No evidence of dinosaurs and humans coexisting has One of the common effects of marijuana use is been found.

The oldest human remains are dated the same way that dinosaur fossils are dated: by attempting to date rock layers. Scientists say the oldest human remains that have been radiocarbon dated are about 40, years old.

Yet, when you understand the science behind radiocarbon dating, you find the technique is not verifiable prior to perhaps 3, years ago. Radioactive carbon atoms decay into ordinary carbon atoms like uranium decays Audition for millionaire matchmaker lead.

Most carbon atoms have a nucleus containing six protons and six neutrons.

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Scientists call these atoms carbon But solar radiation causes some carbon atoms to pick up two extra neutrons. About one out of every trillion carbon atoms is a carbon atom.

Plants, animals and people incorporate carbon dioxide, including carbon, from the atmosphere into their bodies. As long as an organism is alive, the carbon ratio in it equates roughly to the carbon ratio in the atmosphere.

Once it dies, the carbon ratio decays back into carbon Since this radioactive decay process happens at a set rate, scientists can calculate how long an organism has been dead if they can determine two things: 1 how much Dating websites for non drinkers is in the dead organism, and 2 how much carbon was in the organism when it was alive.

The first can be measured with Women looking for affair Pallatara mass spectrometer. The second is a best guess. Carbon levels in the atmosphere change over time. Scientists were not present to measure the organisms when they died. So they cannot be confident how much carbon was in the organism at that point. The best they can do is try and determine the age of a dead organism by other means, such as historical records or pottery analysis.

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They can then measure the carbon in the organism and calculate how much carbon must W4m missed connections been in it when it died. Using such samples, scientists have established rough calibration curves for the amounts of carbon in the atmosphere during a given year. The catch is that there are few specimens of confirmed age before the well-documented eruption of the Santorini volcano around b.