Carbon-14 in diamonds not refuted

ID-100147896Old-earth creationist Kirk Bertsche has been critical of the RATE work on Carbon-14 dating diamonds, which indicate that they are not billions of years old, but less than 56,000 years (with evolutionary assumptions) and less than 7000 years old (with the correct biblical assumptions).  Kirk Bertsche writes,1

The ICR (Institute for Creation Research) recently spent eight years on a project known as RATE (Radioisotopes and the Age of The Earth). The RATE team claims the results have yielded convincing and irrefutable scientific evidence of a young earth.

John Baumgardner, a geophysicist with expertise in tectonic modeling, presents experimental data claiming to show that all biological material contains intrinsic radiocarbon, no matter how old that material may be thought to be.2,3 He makes additional claims that even non-biological carbonaceous material contains intrinsic radiocarbon. He suggests that this radiocarbon is residual from the material’s creation. If true, his claims would have far-reaching implications for the ages of these materials.

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Quasar Redshifts Blast Big Bang

Part 3 of series “Redshifts and the Universe”.
Watch Part 1 and Part 2 first.

The work and hypothesis of Halton Arp is presented of evidence for a creation scenario where galaxies are created out of the hearts of active galaxies, beginning as quasars, which evolve over time to galaxies we see (the word ‘evolution’ used here means change, not addition of new information by random chance). He shows that for at least quasars there is evidence that indicates quasars are not at their supposed redshift distances according to the Hubble law. This then says one cannot trust the standard redshift interpretation upon which the big bang model depends.

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