
Radioactive rock dating and the age of the earth  Hanoka, Y. 2005.
BH 15:2733. CELD ID 21523Abstract This paper attempts to tackle the disparity between the age of the Earth that we derive from the Torah (about 5000 years) and what modern science claims (about five billion years). The method used by modern science from geochronology is radioactive rock dating. There are several key assumptions upon which the validity of radioactive rock dating is based. The principal one is that of a socalled closed system. Another important one is that the rock to be measured has not undergone significant heating after it has solidified. If these assumptions are not satisfied or adequately corrected, very large disparities in rock ages can occur. We shall take a detailed look at the assumptions underlying the potassiumargon rock dating method and a model that brings together Noah's Flood and its associated effects of high pressure and high water temperature with implications for this dating method. An implication of the model is that all the radioactive clocks could have been reset at the time of the Flood.

