Thousands, not billions : challenging an icon of evolution : questioning the age of the Earth / by Donald B. DeYoung

By: DeYoung, Donald B
Contributor(s): Baumgardner, John | Humphreys, Russell
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Green Forest, Arkansas, USA : Master Books, 2005Description: 190 p. ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 0890514410Subject(s): Bible. O.T. Genesis I-II, 3--Language, style | Radioisotopes in geology | Hebrew language--Verb | Creationism | Earth--AgeSummary: <p>SUMMARY: From back cover: Evolutionary models for life, earth, and space are questioned today by a significant group of scientists worldwide. They are convinced that the earth and the entire universe are the result of a supernatural creation event which occurred just thousands of years ago, not billions of years.<br> Why do conventional methods for dating rocks differ so radically? What does carbon-14 found in diamonds tell us? Was there accelerated nuclear decay in earth&#x2019;s history? Are the creation account and flood genuine historic events? These and many other questions are addressed in this book. It summarizes the research and results of the eight-year project titled Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth (RATE). The full research was published (in 2000 and 2005) in two technical volumes titled Radioisotopes and the age of the Earth.</p> <p>NOTES:<br> Project sponsors included Institute for Creation Research and Creation Research Society, with start-up support from Answers in Genesis Ministries.<br> Researchers included seven scientists and one biblical Hebrew scholar: Dr. Steven A. Austin, Dr. Andrew Snelling, Dr. John Baumgardner, Dr. Eugene F. Chaffin, Dr. Donald B. DeYoung, Dr. D. Russell Humphreys, Dr. Larry Vardiman and Dr. Steven W. Boyd.</p> <p>CONTENTS: Introduction to RATE -- A brief history of radiation studies -- Overview of radioisotope dating -- Carbon-14 dating / [research by John Baumgardner] -- Helium retention in zircon crystals / [research by Russell Humphreys] -- Radiohalos in granite / [research by Andrew Snelling] -- Fission tracks in zircons / [research by Andrew Snelling] -- Discordant radioisotope dates / [research by Steven Austin] -- Radioisotope dating case studies / [research by Andrew Snelling] -- Theories of accelerated nuclear decay / [research by Eugene Chaffin] A proper reading of Genesis 1:1-2:3 / [research by Steven Boyd] -- RATE conclusions.</p> <P>FIND MORE:<br> Find more about: <a href="http://rmhosting.dyndns.org/15919/libsearch.exe?dbNum=1&action=4&StartNum=1&Type=B&SearchField=genesis&MatchOption=All&SearchButton11.x=35&SearchButton11.y=29&SearchButton11=11"target="_top">The book of Genesis</a>, <a href="http://rmhosting.dyndns.org/15919/libsearch.exe?dbNum=1&action=4&StartNum=1&Type=B&SearchField=creation+creationism+evolution&MatchOption=Any&SearchButton11.x=51&SearchButton11.y=31&SearchButton11=11"target="_top">Creation vs Evolution</a>.</p>
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<p>SUMMARY: From back cover: Evolutionary models for life, earth, and space are questioned today by a significant group of scientists worldwide. They are convinced that the earth and the entire universe are the result of a supernatural creation event which occurred just thousands of years ago, not billions of years.<br> Why do conventional methods for dating rocks differ so radically? What does carbon-14 found in diamonds tell us? Was there accelerated nuclear decay in earth&#x2019;s history? Are the creation account and flood genuine historic events? These and many other questions are addressed in this book. It summarizes the research and results of the eight-year project titled Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth (RATE). The full research was published (in 2000 and 2005) in two technical volumes titled Radioisotopes and the age of the Earth.</p> <p>NOTES:<br> Project sponsors included Institute for Creation Research and Creation Research Society, with start-up support from Answers in Genesis Ministries.<br> Researchers included seven scientists and one biblical Hebrew scholar: Dr. Steven A. Austin, Dr. Andrew Snelling, Dr. John Baumgardner, Dr. Eugene F. Chaffin, Dr. Donald B. DeYoung, Dr. D. Russell Humphreys, Dr. Larry Vardiman and Dr. Steven W. Boyd.</p> <p>CONTENTS: Introduction to RATE -- A brief history of radiation studies -- Overview of radioisotope dating -- Carbon-14 dating / [research by John Baumgardner] -- Helium retention in zircon crystals / [research by Russell Humphreys] -- Radiohalos in granite / [research by Andrew Snelling] -- Fission tracks in zircons / [research by Andrew Snelling] -- Discordant radioisotope dates / [research by Steven Austin] -- Radioisotope dating case studies / [research by Andrew Snelling] -- Theories of accelerated nuclear decay / [research by Eugene Chaffin] A proper reading of Genesis 1:1-2:3 / [research by Steven Boyd] -- RATE conclusions.</p> <P>FIND MORE:<br> Find more about: <a href="http://rmhosting.dyndns.org/15919/libsearch.exe?dbNum=1&action=4&StartNum=1&Type=B&SearchField=genesis&MatchOption=All&SearchButton11.x=35&SearchButton11.y=29&SearchButton11=11"target="_top">The book of Genesis</a>, <a href="http://rmhosting.dyndns.org/15919/libsearch.exe?dbNum=1&action=4&StartNum=1&Type=B&SearchField=creation+creationism+evolution&MatchOption=Any&SearchButton11.x=51&SearchButton11.y=31&SearchButton11=11"target="_top">Creation vs Evolution</a>.</p>

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