What is the true age of the earth?

Many Earth clocks indicate recent creation. Measuring the rate at which worldwide processes function provides a "clock" by which the age of the earth may be calculated. Many of these processes yield thousands of years, rather than billions.

Diamonds and Strata Have Too Much Carbon 14

Carbon 14 has been measured within natural diamonds, evidence that the earth is thousands of years old. More...

Minerals Have Too Much Helium

Zircon crystals in granite contains helium, which diffuses quickly out of zircon. This shows that granite was formed recently. More...

The Sea Does Not Have Enough Minerals

Every year, more salt enters the ocean from rivers. At present rates, seawater is not as salty as it should be if the oceans were ancient. More...

Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth (RATE)

Scientists associated with the Institute for Creation Research have finished an eight-year research project known as RATE, or Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth.

For over a hundred years, evolutionists have insisted that the earth is billions of years old, and have arrogantly dismissed any views contrary to this belief. However, the team of seven creation scientists have discovered incredible physical evidence that supports what the Bible says about the young age of the earth. Learn about their discoveries and explore the scientific evidence that supports biblical truth.

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