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An “isotope” is any of several different forms of an element, each having different numbers of neutrons.
The illustration below shows the three isotopes of carbon.
Note that, contrary to a popular misconception, carbon dating is not used to date rocks at millions of years old.
Unfortunately, we aren't able to reliably date artifacts beyond several thousand years.
Scientists have tried to extend confidence in the carbon dating method further back in time by calibrating the method using tree ring dating.
Many people have been led to believe that radiometric dating methods have proved the earth to be billions of years old.
This has caused many in the church to reevaluate the biblical creation account, specifically the meaning of the word “day” in Genesis 1.