The Queen of Romania speaks

Susan Brassfield (
Fri, 28 May 1999 16:26:48 -0600

Susan wrote:
>>The Queen of Romania speaks:
>>carbon-14 dating only goes back to about 10,000 years. As a scientist I'm
>>surprised you don't know that.

Jason wrote:
>Hold off a sec in your rant. It seems perfectly okay to me to pick the
>oldest valid dating method of the three and characterize them by that one to
>establish the inability to date MORE than that. I'm sure he does indeed know
>c-14 is only good to 10k yrs back, but uranium series and dendrochronology
>allow dating much older.

I do apologize for that. I was getting irritated and went overboard. Sorry!



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