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Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth


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Radioisotopes &
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The RATE project began as a cooperative venture between the Institute for Creation Research, the Creation Research Society, and Answers in Genesis.

The Primary RATE Researchers

  • Larry Vardiman, Ph.D.
  • Eugene Chaffin, Ph.D.
  • Donald DeYoung, Ph.D.
  • D. Russell Humphreys, Ph.D.
  • John R. Baumgardner, Ph.D.
  • Andrew A. Snelling, Ph.D.
  • Steven A. Austin, Ph.D.

RATE Research Goals

  • Test the assumptions of radioisotope dating.
  • Developing alternate models for interpreting radioisotope dating.
  • Write technical reports.

Current RATE Projects

  • Theoretical models of accelerated alpha & beta decay.
  • Search for dating concordance & discordance.
  • Search for decay traces of short-half-life isotopes in rocks.
  • Measurement of helium diffusion in minerals.
  • Measurement of helium and argon content of minerals.
  • Measure carbon-14 in coals.

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