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Radio Dating Fails Calibration Tests
How old is the earth? Billions of years or just thousands of years?
Tools for measuring things must be calibrated against a known standard. When rocks from Mt. St. Helens were radio dated, the results where 350,000 to 2.8 million years for ten year old rocks. Rocks from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii dated to be from 21 million to 43 million years old. It's obvious there is a problem. These types of tests are calibration tests, but they show radiometric dating cannot be calibrated and is not reliable.
Calibration involves comparing a measurement with a known standard. The way to do this for dating methods is to compare rocks of known ages with their radiometric dating results. This has been done and the radiometric dating systems failed the tests. In addition to doing tests with volcanic rocks of known ages, rocks from a lava flow at the Grand Canyon were dated using different radiometric dating methods. The results were measured ages ranging from one million years, to 916 million years, to 2.6 billion years old. This was a lava flow that runs over the north rim of the canyon, so it is known to have formed after the canyon formed. The National Park Services states that the canyon was carved in the last six million years. So how can a lava flow going over the top edge of the canyon, and flowing down into the canyon, be hundreds of millions of years older?
Here's how it works: the researchers get to decide how old it is and pick the radiometric dating method that gives the result they want. That's the way radiometric dating works. THAT'S NOT SCIENCE!!
Radio-Dating in Rubble (AIG Article)
Radioactive Dating of Rocks: Questions Answered (AIG Book Chapter)
Excess Argon": The 'Achilles' Heel" of Potassium-Argon and Argon-Argon "Dating" of Volcanic Rocks (ICR article)
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