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[pct-l] Carbon dating

While it is true that carbon dating is not infallible, it is worth
pointing out that carbon dating is primarily useful for pinpointing the
age of an object on a geological time scale.  1500 in geological time is
peanuts.  Perspective...

On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 06:40:53PM -0400, I received a message from Montedodge@aol.com to which I felt pleasantly compelled to respond to by saying:
>  I am enjoying all the info on gobel warming. One thing though about carbon 
> dating. Carbon dating is not infallible. Civil War buttons have been shown to 
> be 1,500 years old. ( Which is not true)  TIC when scientist bring up carbon 
> dating. ( A large grain of salt should be added)
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