14c dating problems

Rasmus Nyerup's quote reminds us of the tremendous scientific advances which have taken place in the 20th century.

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This argument was popularized by Henry Morris (1974, p.164), who used some calculations done in 1968 by Melvin Cook to get the 10,000-year figure. Whitelaw, using a greater ratio of carbon-14 production to decay, concluded that only 5000 years passed since carbon-14 started forming in the atmosphere!

The argument may be compared to filling a barrel which has numerous small holes in its sides.

They used pottery and other materials in sites to date 'relatively'.

They thought that sites which had the same kinds of pots and tools would be the same age.

We stick the garden hose in and turn it on full blast.

The water coming out of the hose is analogous to the continuous production of carbon-14 atoms in the upper atmosphere.

New results from a sample found beneath the Campanian Ignimbrite at the Russian site of Kostenki, obtained using both the ABA and ABOx–SC, methods are also presented.

They support the conclusion reached at Fumane by demonstrating that, in many cases, the ABOX–SC treatment effectively removes contamination where the ABA treatment does not.

After all, this what the archeologist guessed in their published books.

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