Doubts radiometric dating

Gives examples of dates rejected in spite of producing a flat Ar-Ar release pattern.

* Examines U-Pb dating of zircons, showing the highly contradictory dates usually obtained. Even if most isotopic dates are bad, some (or many) are “eminently reasonable”.

* Proves that discrepant and discordant dates are the RULE, not the exception. Results of dating methods typically fall in the multimillion-year to multibillion-year range. As a corollary to the previous question, would we not expect the results of the dating methods to consistently indicate essentially zero ages if the earth was only a few thousand years old? (That is, an overall older-to-younger progression of isotopic dates relative to biostratigraphy.) (pp.

Most recent volcanics give essentially zero K-Ar ages.

Reality or Rhetoric: On uniformitarians’ own terms, do Rb-Sr isochrons that fail to indicate the correct age of the rock occur infrequently?

Is it true that the assumed equilibration of magmatic and atmospheric argon gas is a well-founded assumption?

When uniformitarians claim that this proves that excess argon is infrequent and unimportant, what biased assumption are they tacitly making?

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