How does c 14 dating work
They used pottery and other materials in sites to date 'relatively'.
They thought that sites which had the same kinds of pots and tools would be the same age.
Rasmus Nyerup's quote reminds us of the tremendous scientific advances which have taken place in the 20th century.
It’s important to remember that we have limited data, and new discoveries have often overturned previous ‘hard facts’.
Creationists have shown that the biblical kind is usually larger than the ‘species’ and in many cases even larger than the ’genus’—see my article Ligers and wholphins? Taking this into account would bring the age of the oldest living Bristlecone Pine into the post-Flood era.
Claimed older tree ring chronologies depend on the cross-matching of tree ring patterns of pieces of dead wood found near living trees.
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) of the White Mountains of Eastern California, were dated in 1957 by counting tree rings at 4,723 years old.