Radioactive dating and carbon 14 and nitrogen 14

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The ratio of normal carbon (carbon-12) to carbon-14 in the air and in all living things at any given time is nearly constant.

Maybe one in a trillion carbon atoms are carbon-14.

Carbon-14 can yield dates of only “thousands of years” before it all breaks down.So, we have a “clock” which starts ticking the moment something dies.Obviously, this works only for things which were once living.C) dating usually want to know about the radiometric[1] dating methods that are claimed to give millions and billions of years—carbon dating can only give thousands of years.People wonder how millions of years could be squeezed into the biblical account of history. Christians, by definition, take the statements of Jesus Christ seriously.

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