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Carbon-14’s half-life is too short to measure dates over a million years ago.In fact, if the entire earth were solid carbon-14, in a million years so much would have decayed that there would not be even a single atom of carbon-14 left.However, the abstract of the Miller presentation was removed from the website for the conference. Double-click on the box for Wednesday, Room Leo 2, BG02.You will see presentation 5 is missing between 4 and 6.Diamonds supposedly formed even further back in the past than dinosaurs —over a billion years ago.There is even less reason to expect to find carbon-14 in them, but it has been found.Below is a list of some dinosaur fossils and their dated ages from the Miller paper.
There are other dating methods, making use of materials with even longer half-lives, such as the potassium=argon method, which have been used in dating dinosaurs.So, you might ask, why is this article about carbon-14 dating of dinosaurs?Wouldn’t the dinosaurs be too old for carbon-14 dating to work on them? That statement would be true if the dinosaurs were really millions of years old.Compare this with Abstract.pdf, which does include presentation 5.Notice the titles of 4 and 6 correspond in both lists, which in the opinion of some, hints strongly that the list with number 5 present was an original list." href="#footnote5_a8p1ztr"Why is the information presented in the paper important?