radiometric dating flaws
radiometric dating flawsApr 3, - As someone who has studied radioactivity in detail, I have always been a bit amused by the assertion that radioactive dating is a precise way to. Known as radiocarbon dating, this method provides objective age estimates for for the earth and the existence of life is derived largely from radiometric dating. Here is yet another mechanism that can cause trouble for radiometric dating: As lava rises through the crust, it will heat up surrounding rock. Lead has a low melting point, so it will melt early and enter the magma. This will cause an apparent large age. Uranium has a much higher melting point. Aug 24, - Radiometric dating methods are very accurate and very trustworthy. Creationist arguments to the contrary are riddled with flaws, as is the.
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