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?