Category Archives: Dating and the Age of the Earth

Preservation of Dinosaur Soft Tissue: An Update

“You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” This verse from Genesis 3 captures very well the fate of beautifully designed organisms after the entrance of sin into the world. But how long does it take for the organic … Continue reading

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Stability of Organic Molecules: Lessons from Vitamin C

The  stability of organic (carbon-based) molecules is an interesting and challenging topic as there are many different types of functional groups, molecular configurations, and molecular collisions to consider.  Research on the stability of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and other vitamins … Continue reading

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The Paleozoic Rock Record: A Broad Overview of Features and Trends

The rocks of the Earth are like pages of a history book containing information about the past. Geologists who enjoy reading this “book” have found that it consists of two “volumes:” the first, named Precambrian, is mostly devoid of macroscopic … Continue reading

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THE PRECAMBRIAN: Part 3 of 3

Because the Precambrian part of geologic history covers so much material, the discussion is split into three parts with this being the third. Here is a summary of the three sections: The first section summarizes the standard model for formation … Continue reading

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THE PRECAMBRIAN: Part 1 of 3

SCIENCE AND THE BIBLE TALK ABOUT THE EARLY EARTH   INTRODUCTION How does one relate the standard scientific model to that presented in the Bible for the history of the Universe and Earth? This does not have an easy answer, … Continue reading

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Radiometric dating

In J. R. R. Tolkien’s, The Hobbit, Gollum gives a riddle to Bilbo: This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays kings, ruins town, And beats high mountain down. … Continue reading

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Flat Gaps challenge long Geologic Ages

Did life slowly evolve over billions of years as suggested by evolutionary theory, or was it created recently by God, just a few thousand years ago as indicated in the Bible?  The flat gaps in the sedimentary rocks of the … Continue reading

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