Radio carbon dating creationism

Theoretically, radiocarbon techniques have the ability to date samples to around 75,000 years, but the working threshold of reliable dating is around 50,000 years.

After 5,730 years, half (or 50 carbon-14 atoms) would remain.

The level of atmospheric C is not constant due to human activity, in part because of human combustion of fossil fuels and in part because of above-ground testing of the largely defensive weapon of the thermonuclear bomb.

Therefore dates must be calibrated based on Radiometric dating in general, of course, poses a huge problem for people who believe that the universe is 6000-odd years old.

Imagine a large swimming pool into which one drop of red ink falls each year.

The water dilutes the ink so much that even after a few thousand years very little pinkness can be seen in the pool.

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