Creationism radiocarbon dating
I understand calibration might have something to do with this, but then in the article it says in italicized words that the uncalibrated date “Must Always Be Mentioned”. CMI’s Dr Rob Carter responds: Anthony, As a fan of biblical archaeology, I was asked to address your question.
The presence of radiocarbon in these diamonds where there should be none is thus sparkling evidence for a ‘young’ world, as the Bible records. wrote: “I just wanted to drop a note to express my gratitude for the kind of information you supply at the CMI web-site.You can even believe in evolution and be a Christian.There is no conflict between science and the Bible..one needs is a proper understanding how to merge science and the Bible.The first excavations were performed prior to WWII, and supported the biblical chronology.When Kathleen Kenyon came away from her study in the 1950s and essentially announced ‘I see no evidence for the destruction of Joshua here,’ she was basing her opinions, in part, on the new field of radiocarbon dating.Diamond is the hardest substance known, so its interior should be very resistant to contamination.
Diamond requires very high pressure to form—pressure found naturally on earth only deep below the surface.
For articles on the RATE project, see the Rate Index.
Did you know that you can be a Christian, and believe that the earth is billions of years old?
Einstein also said something like, "A thousand experiments cannot prove me right.
A single experiment can prove me wrong." Please consult our Radiometric Dating Q&A section for answers to many of the questions you are asking. Carter incorrectly states "The rate of decay is also not in question.".
I love science and find it thrilling to see how it may be used to glorify God and build faith in Him.” Glorify God in His creation.