Re: [asa] geological dating

From: gordon brown <Gordon.Brown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Mon Oct 12 2009 - 10:58:10 EDT

On Mon, 12 Oct 2009, Alexanian, Moorad wrote:

> I have often heard that geological dating is based on the supposition of
> evolution. Therefore, the fossil is dated by the age of the geological
> strata and conversely. Is that so?
> Moorad

I believe that a significant amount of dating is based on radioactive
decay. Don't you accept that as being physics? Physics doesn't depend on
biological evolution.

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

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