This means that we regard the bible as a uniquely inspired book given to mankind from the Creator" De Young 2005: 158).
In creating their C model, that premise is used as the foundation.
All of the individuals who participated in the research began with the same view on the age of the earth: it is very young.
In order to function properly, natural clocks need an irreversible process that occurs at a constant and known rate.
Nuclear decay has a constant rate of decay, but as it turns out, the formation of C has been reliably calibrated to tens of thousands of years.
Since then, the technique has been widely used and continually improved.
This paper will focus on how the radiocarbon dating method works, how it is used by scientists, and how creationists have interpreted the results.
The RATE team has applied an inverse system of logic to the standard.