What is radiometric dating and how is it used

Dating, a method of age determination based on the principle that radioactive atoms in geologic materials decay at constant, known rates to daughter atoms.

What is radiocarbon dating and how does it work

How Does Radiocarbon Dating Work? - Instant Egghead #28

How do scientists determine the age of fossils that have been under the surface of the earth for thousands of years? Scientific ...

Radiometric dating of granitic intrusions associated with the caledonian orogeny yields ages between about 430 million and 380 million years.

What is radiometric dating and how is it used

Creation v. Evolution: How Carbon Dating Works

Recently Bill Nye and Ken Ham had a debate regarding the validity of evolution and creationism. This debate mixed with the ...

Samples for dating are selected carefully to avoid those that are altered, contaminated, or disturbed by later heating or chemical events.

Radiometric Dating

A video from the New Zealand E=Mc2 website regarding radiometric dating. Full article and more videos- ...

Early studies of the radioactive decay of uranium and thorium into lead caused the british physicist ernest rutherford to suggest that this process could be used to determine the age of rocks and consequently of the earth by observing the amount of helium retained by a rock relative to its uranium and thorium contents.

Radiometric Dating is Flawed!! Really?? How Old IS the Earth?

THIS VIDEO IS LACED WITH SARCASM (to those who have difficulty sensing it). Scientists admit that radiometric dating, one of ...

Plotting an isochron is used to solve the age equation graphically and calculate the age of the sample and the original composition.

Radiometric or Absolute Rock Dating

Overview of the mechanics of radioactive decay as associated with radiometric or absolute rock dating. Coverage of key ...

Many people, radiometric dating might be the one scientific technique that most blatantly seems to challenge the bibles record of recent creation.

Radiometric Dating 101

My first try at a Khan Academy Style whiteboard video. Topic is Radiometric Dating basics. Sorry for the clicking noise as I write on ...

Sun alters radioactive decay rates many scientists rely on the assumption that radioactive elements decay at constant, undisturbed rates and therefore can be used as reliable clocks to measure the ages of rocks and artifacts.

Check This Out: Radiometric Dating

Ever wonder how anybody really knows how old the earth is? Are all dating methods really accurate and reliable? This video ...