"Fundamental Assumption" in Zircon Dating Called into Question
February 15, 2016
A commonly-used dating method has been threatened by new findings that undermine assumptions.
Earth's Geodynamo: An Energy Crisis
January 25, 2016
A new theory to maintain Earth's magnetic field looks like a case of special pleading to rescue a dogma.
How Rocks Can Look Older Than They Are
April 8, 2015
Researchers find that the most common dating method can produce "spuriously old" dates.
The Trouble with Zircons
March 25, 2013
Geologists' favorite tool for dating rocks at millions and billions of years old has revealed problems with interpretation.