There are however, plenty of other isotopes which cover any range of dates required and cross check with each other. An example of a practical application of seriation, is the comparison of the known style of artifacts such as stone tools or pottery. I had a conversation with a YEC when he was doing his door to door rounds. Relative dating methods are unable to determine the absolute age of an object or event, but can determine the impossibility of a particular event happening before or after another event of which the absolute date is well known. Mar 29, at
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Why Skin Colors Differ. Archaeology of ancient Mexico and Central America: He claimed that the earth was indeed billions of years old but that God made it that way only years ago! Geochronology Dating methods. It would only mean that radiometric dating with regard to this specific isotope of carbon is not a reliable method. Hopefully a passing YEC might take a bite at the bait? There was a long silence while he was thinking on a good answer that never came.