Despite this, the momentum gained in the two decades prior to 1972 has made 4.5 b.y.
a popularly accepted “universal constant” even though the foundations on which it was based have been virtually removed.
It furnishes some good evidences that creationists often use.
But we won't discuss the C-14 method in this article.
Most people, even the experts in the field, forget the assumptions on which radiometric dating is based.
And yet, there is really no scientific reason proving that radiometric dating is correct, and a number of evidences showing that it doesn't work. We'll find that faith in materialism, and rejection of any supernatural activity, is the foundation stone of radiometric analysis, even before any measurements are made.
"How can creationists expect people to accept a young earth when science has proved through radiometric dating that the earth is billions of years old?
" This article addresses that question, which represents the thinking of a large number of people today.
From the mapped field relationships, it is a simple matter to work out a geological cross-section and the relative timing of the geologic events.
His geological cross-section may look something like Figure 2.