Other features. They further believe that only very minor changes within various biological species have happened since creation. This assumption allows for 14 C dating to apply to former-living material as old as 80, years before it becomes too difficult to distinguish between 14 C radiation and other radioactive isotopes such as Potassium 40 K. Carbon 14 C is a radioactive isotope of carbon that is in a constant state of decay. Nashville, TN: Similarly, other radiometric measurements which do not use carbon, have dated rocks in northern Quebec, Canada, at almost four billion years old. All rights reserved.
Most of them believe that creation took only six days or a total of hours.
Answers to Creationist Attacks on Carbon-14 Dating
The creationists who quote Kieth and Anderson never tell you this, however. This radioactive carbon 14 slowly decays back into normal, stable nitrogen. Carbon from these sources is very low in C because these sources are so old and have not been mixed with fresh carbon from - page 24. The flood of Noah, as described in Genesis, Chapter 6 to 8, would have upset the carbon balance on earth by burying large amounts of carbon containing plants which became coal, and gas. It is our policy to accurately portray both or all sides to each belief whenever multiple viewpoints exist.