The other is that the cosmic ray flux has been essentially constant – at least on a scale of centuries” (1).
All of your assumptions, whether relating to the candle or to carbon-14, must be correct for your date to be accurate.
Over the past few years, many people have asked us about the various dating methods, and normally the first one to be mentioned is carbon-14.
This dating method supposedly proves that the earth is millions of years old, but does it really?
Scientists use carbon-14 dating all the time to calculate the age of fossils, but does this method really work and does it really verify the evolutionists’ millions of years?
Let’s take a closer look at what carbon-14 is and how it works and maybe then we will have a better understanding of what is does and does not prove.
You wonder how long the candle has been lit and so you decide to study it.