Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Helium Leaks Too Fast - Problems for Millions of Years

Joel Kontinen

Are radiometric dating methods reliable? Andrew Snelling, who has a PhD in geology, explains that recent research has caused insurmountable problems for some methods.

An 8-year research project known as Rate (Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth), funded mostly by the Institute for Creation Research, showed that helium leaks too fast out of rocks. This calls for a more critical approach to the view that Earth is billions of years old.

Dr. Snelling discusses his research in this brief video clip: