Creationism radiocarbon dating
Since then, the technique has been widely used and continually improved.
This paper will focus on how the radiocarbon dating method works, how it is used by scientists, and how creationists have interpreted the results.
Theoretically, radiocarbon techniques have the ability to date samples to around 75,000 years, but the working threshold of reliable dating is around 50,000 years.
Samples significantly older than this have very little or even no measurable C left.
Thus they probably formed at a depth of 100–200 km.
Thus they had a radiocarbon ‘age’ far less than a million years!
Some are found in these pipes, such as kimberlites, while other diamonds were liberated by water erosion and deposited elsewhere (called alluvial diamonds).
According to evolutionists, the diamonds formed about 1–3 billion years ago.
In conjunction with other creationist organizations, the Institute for Creation Research has assembled a team of researchers to challenge existing notions about the age of the Earth.
The RATE team (Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth) have studied a variety of subjects pertaining to the age of the Earth including radiocarbon dating.
Carbon-14 is a radioactive isotope formed in the upper atmosphere.