Start Description of absolute dating and numerical age

Description of absolute dating and numerical age

If any of these three conditions is not accurately known, the hourglass will give an inaccurate measure of time.

The textbooks focus on relative dating, based on the layering of the rocks, and radiometric dating.

Most scientists and many Christians believe that the radiometric dating methods prove that the earth is 4.5 billion years old.

The textbooks speak of the radiometric dating techniques, and the dates themselves, as factual information.

The claimed “fact” that decay rates have always been constant is actually an inference based on a uniformitarian assumption.