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Old 11-20-2012, 09:56   #299
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Originally Posted by Geko45 View Post
You can't simply state that as fact. You need to support that statement with scholarly, unbiased sources (not an apologetics website). Current scientific thinking is that the rate of decay and the rate of introduction via cosmic rays of new carbon-14 are in relative equilibrium and have been for tens of thousands of years. Who exactly is stating that carbon-14 has been steadily building (despite its known decay rate) in our atmosphere and what findings do they have to support that (and what were their methods in collecting that data)?
My math is suspect, but C14 rates are growing over 20% more than they are falling by way of decay.

Nonequilibrium RadioCarbon Dating Substantiated, Vol. 2 - Melvin A. Cook, pp. 59 thru 68, (1986)
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