Originally Posted by steveksux
Did you make all that up yourself???
Radiometric dating is based on comparing the normal ratios of isotopes accumulated in living animals to the ratios in the fossils, and using the half life of the isotope to figure out how long it would take to decay to the ratio seen in the fossil. That's what "evos" use. Its based on known rates of decay, measurable ratios, and that thing called "math".
You seem to again be confused over basic facts, and even basic definitions.
Could "contamination" by ground water affect the results of radiometric dating on a given sample supplied for such testing?
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