Radiocarbon Calibration Is Stretchy
August 20, 2020
The latest calibration curve for radiocarbon dating is raising eyebrows. Will it upset what is "known" about the past?
Guesswork in Carbon Dating Exposed
May 25, 2020
It's the best-known radiometric dating technique for recent events, but it relies on numerous shaky input measures.
Radiocarbon Assumptions Questioned
March 21, 2020
Every dating method involves assumptions, because historical sciences are not repeatable like laboratory experiments.
Crucial Geological Proxy May Be Misinterpreted
November 11, 2019
Many inferences about past climate and evolution depend on a measurement with dubious interpretations.
Radiocarbon Dating Is Not Globally Uniform
May 31, 2018
Adjustment required for dates in the Levant could undermine published results by decades and impact debates about Biblical chronology.
Lightning Can Produce Carbon-14
November 29, 2017
In a surprise announcement, Japanese researchers found that lightning bolts can be powerful enough to cause nuclear fission, leading to new isotopes— including carbon-14.
Doubts About Dates and Climate
February 4, 2017
New findings cast doubt on scientists' ability to be certain about their consensus views.
"Extraordinary" Radiocarbon Anomaly Found in Tree Rings
January 19, 2017
A tree ring sample from a bristlecone pine reveals something weird happened to the sun around 5480 BC.
Lyell Loses in a Landslide
November 8, 2016
Politics is on the minds of Americans today. Landslides are turning geological votes away from Lyell's uniformitarianism toward catastrophism.
Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions
August 19, 2016
Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.
Fossil DNA Stuns Geologists
August 4, 2016
None of them would have believed DNA could survive over a million years. They have no explanation for its preservation.
Fossils Sprout New Tales
April 25, 2016
When unexpected things turn up in the fossil record, evolutionists get out their storytelling playbook.
New Radiocarbon Measurement Device Promises Faster, Cheaper Date Testing
April 19, 2016
Dating of artifacts and fossils may become much more common thanks to a new instrument.
Original Pigment Found in "Dinosaur Feathers"
September 1, 2015
If pigment in fossil feathers cannot last 150 million years, then the story about bird evolution from dinosaurs is wrong.
Radiocarbon Dating Becoming Unreliable
August 6, 2015
Your T-shirt could soon contain the same carbon-14 as William the Conqueror's robe from 1066 AD, scientists warn.