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The nuclei include protons and neutrons, which ultimately consist of quarks and gluons.

On the microscopic scale of the natural elements, the building blocks of matter are elegantly classified in three major schemes : The question "when and how did it all start" is partly answered, to our present understanding, by the Big Bang model.

In "The Greatest Show On Earth", author Richard Dawkins spends a chapter discussing radiometric dating.

If I am using that word correctly, then in what sense does an extinct element "occur on Earth"? The matter that makes the earth came from some supernova(s) in the distant past.

The matter ejected collected to form the sun and planets of our solar system.

A committee of the ‘Measure of Geologic Time’ formed by the national research council with Alfred C.

Lane geologic professor as the chair, and began to establish the radio metric dating method.

It has become increasingly clear that these radiometric dating techniques agree with each other and as a whole, present a coherent picture in which the Earth was created a very long time ago.

Further evidence comes from the complete agreement between radiometric dates and other dating methods such as counting tree rings or glacier ice core layers.

It is for example fascinating to realize that some of the light elements, say hydrogen, helium, lithium, which we observe today in Nature, were produced (or more exactly their nuclei were) about three minutes after the Big Bang.

Around us on Earth, the light isotope of helium (He is added on Earth to the primordial 4He.

Wiens has a Ph D in Physics, with a minor in Geology.

His Ph D thesis was on isotope ratios in meteorites, including surface exposure dating.

This lack of knowledge provides an avenue to evolutionists to take advantage of other people, as they build a case for what would at first seem like a solid foundation of evidence for an old earth theory, but when fully examined, proves quite the contrary.

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