Carbon dating live
The two chair persons did not challenge the data openly but removed it from public view without notifying the authors.No investigation was done by those censure officials: no looking at the methods used; no asking any questions of the researchers. Fortunately it was not as devastating as what happened to Galileo, for the members of the Paleochronology group were allowed to leave Singapore and travel home, rather than being put under house arrest in somebody’s house.In other words, if a tree or animal died only a few centuries after the Flood of Noah, the remains could be radiocarbon dated to be tens of thousands of years old rather than the correct date of thousands of years old.But that’s a long story, not where we’re going with carbon-14 dating in this post.In that case, we really can “triumphantly” declare that the ball weighs only a few ounces.The commenter on that discussion was completely wrong. Not if the person weighing the ball already had some evidence that it was a fake bowling ball, one that weighed much less than a real one.Today, I did a Google search with “radiocarbon dating dinosaurs” (not in quotes).
Age of Dinosaurs Why did I use an example of a car, when it’s over 2,000 times too heavy for a small postal scale?From Site “Carbon-14-dated dinosaur bones are less than 40,000 years old” Members of the Paleochronology group presented their findings at the 2012 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting in Singapore, August 13-17, a conference of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS).