Ice Cores: Part 2 Annual Layers?

Continued from yesterday’s post OK, it took some searching to find people willing to explain just what is being used to calculate the dates they give to ice cores, but the University of Copenhagen was very helpful in describing what’s going on. Near the surface, where the layers haven’t been Read more…

Striped cat in blossoms, photo credit: Martin Pius Mueller

Natural Death?

And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.  Genesis 21:16 When my family moved Read more…

DNA Quotes and Activities

To go along with DNA for dummies? or for the FBI? From Wikipedia: DNA, “However, there is no direct evidence of ancient genetic systems, as recovery of DNA from most fossils is impossible. This is because DNA will survive in the environment for less than one million years and slowly Read more…

Marsh Blooms

Radiometric Dating: Quotes

This is the Quotes of the Day for Scientists Dating? “The rate of creation of carbon-14 appears to be roughly constant, as cross-checks of carbon-14 dating with other dating methods show it gives consistent results. However, local eruptions of volcanoes or other events that give off large amounts of carbon Read more…