Dating a dinosaur bone


dating a dinosaur bone-14

The CRSQ study authors tested seven dinosaur bones, including a from Montana, hadrosaurids, a cartilaginous paddlefish, a bony fish, and fresh-looking wood and lizard bones from Permian layers in Canada and Oklahoma.

Five different commercial and academic laboratories detected carbon-14 in all the samples, whether from Cenozoic, Mesozoic, or Paleozoic source rocks. The team also compared the results to several dozen published carbon-14 results for fossils, wood, and coal from all over the world and throughout the geologic column.

Unwilling to challenge the data openly, they erased the report from public view without a word to the authors or even to the AOGS officers, until after an investigation.

It won’t be restored.” Indeed, one can go online to see a screen shot of the original program.

Because radiocarbon decays relatively quickly, fossils that are even 100,000 years old should have virtually characters repeatedly mention "million years ago" in the context of their dinosaurs.