Radiometric dating quartz


19-Feb-2019 23:03

Most processes that we are familiar with are like sand in an hourglass.

In exponential decay the amount of material decreases by half during each half-life.

The next few pages cover a broad overview of radiometric dating techniques, show a few examples, and discuss the degree to which the various dating systems agree with each other.

In the process the paper refutes a number of misconceptions prevalent among Christians today.

Radiometric dating--the process of determining the age of rocks from the decay of their radioactive elements--has been in widespread use for over half a century.