Problem with radiocarbon dating

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Alpha decay is usually restricted to the heavier elements in the periodic table.

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After the passage of two half-lives only 0.25 gram will remain, and after 3 half lives only 0.125 will remain etc.

Alpha decay of the The sum of the mass numbers of the products (234 4) is equal to the mass number of the parent nuclide (238), and the sum of the charges on the products (90 2) is equal to the charge on the parent nuclide.

Nuclei can also decay by capturing one of the electrons that surround the nucleus.

From the eyewitness testimony of God’s Word, the billions of years that such vast amounts of radioactive processes would normally suggest had not taken place.

So it was clear that the assumption of a constant, slow decay process was wrong.

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