Tag: radioisotope dating

Underground Rocks

I tightened my grip on the raft as a sudden splash of icy brown water made me shiver in spite of the Arizona afternoon sunshine.    The light gleamed off the shiny black rock columns towering up the deep… Read More

Creation Clues for Kids, Vol. 2 No. 4

The Grand Canyon Have you ever been to the Grand Canyon before?  Well, the Grand Canyon is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.  Most people visit the rim, that is, the top edge of the… Read More

Creation Clues For Kids, Vol. 2 No.1

Radioisotope Dating Have you ever heard someone at a museum or on TV say something like this “ . . . this T-rex lived 65 million years ago . . .” and wonder how they come up with… Read More

Grand Canyon: Granite Rocks

As a geology student I love to look at, touch, and think about rocks.  However, I am afraid that I do not love all kinds of rocks equally.  My least favorite rocks are the ones that look like… Read More

Grand Canyon: Rock Dating

The Grand Canyon is both a geologist’s dream and a geologist’s nightmare. It’s a geologist’s dream because it’s not just a bunch of sediment rock layers (like sandstone and limestone), but it also has hardened lava flows and… Read More

***Special Local Event Anouncement***

We will be holding our first summer kids workshop at Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum on Tuesday, June 11, and we hope to see y’all’s bright smiles there!  During the “Where Do Fossil Ages Come From?” workshop*, families will have a fun-filled,… Read More

The Rocks Cry Out

Dinosaur bones and coal still containing radiocarbon; Radical two-ring radiohalos; Traces of C-14 in diamonds; Helium held captive by granite; problems in the underlying logic behind radioisotope dating; These hidden wonders of science truly display the glory of… Read More

Radical Radiohalos

The depth and beauty of the granite countertop of the ice cream shop intrigued me as I slowly enjoyed my cone.  There were grey, white, clear, and light pink specks, which I knew to be quartz, peachy colored… Read More

The Notorious Radiocarbon Dating, Part 2

Last week, I said that there are two main differences between radiocarbon dating and other radioisotope dating methods:  the especially short half-life of Carbon-14, which I discussed last time, and now, where the Carbon-14 comes from.  Radioactive carbon… Read More

The Notorious Radiocarbon Dating, Part 1

Have you ever heard someone say that Carbon dating proves that the earth is 4.5 billion years old?  Well, if you ever do, realize that they are dead wrong.  Even evolutionists who know what they are talking about… Read More