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Author Topic:   Creationist problems with radiocarbon dating
Pollux
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Message 88 of 194 (642165)
11-26-2011 7:12 AM
Reply to: Message 48 by kbertsche
04-21-2010 3:18 AM


Snelling's experiments
I have been having an on-line discussion with a YLC who brought up Snelling's test on fossilised wood in old deposits. A google check for radiocarbon in fossil wood only turned up Snelling's reports for the relevant age formations. I see the possible sources of error mentioned. Is it known whether anyone has done tests to refute Snelling? I understand that no significant C14 is expected in deposits millions of years old, so it is not likely anyone would bother.
I was helped to an understanding of the age of the Earth by EvC Forum, especially Razd's excellent Correlations thread, and Daniel Wonderly's "Neglect of Geologic Data by Creationists" which I heard of here. So thanks to all!

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Message 91 of 194 (642239)
11-26-2011 10:27 PM


Snelling's experiments
Thanks for the links Percy and JonF. They were interesting.
I don't know how they will go with my opponent, who wrote a book about how dinosaurs and man were co-existent a few thousand years ago!

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