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Sun has been emitting unknown particles, carbon dating may be completely off

Discussion in 'Bar' started by 006, May 9, 2011.

  1. 006

    006 Mike G

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  2. Empathy

    Empathy Bulging Member

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    God I love reading shit like this.
     
  3. aberration

    aberration Secular anti-humanist

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    I predict Christians everywhere are about to get all uppity.
     
  4. 006

    006 Mike G

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    ^ Yeah that was the first thing I thought of haha.
     
  5. Sloan

    Sloan Sounds like shit!

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    insert wrench firmly into gears?
     
  6. Cyanide_Anima

    Cyanide_Anima yooveesevenbeekay

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    I dunno. I'd hold out before making any judgements. Media pulls the trigger on stuff like this way too fast because it's controversial. Definitely interesting, though.
     
  7. Mutant

    Mutant I hate that supercow !

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    It increases during winters and decreases during summers, so when averaged it stays the same... move along, nothing extremely interesting to see here... just some purposely sensationalized news on the Discovery network.

    I think it will be possible to measure past solar activity from soil samples and then make small adjustments to the carbon dating method.
     
  8. Empathy

    Empathy Bulging Member

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    I'm just assuming you either did not read or subonsciously ignored this section:

     
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    THIS PROVES JESUS!
     
  10. Genius Gone Insane

    Genius Gone Insane http://www.¯\(°_o)/¯.com

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    The biggest question in science right now is "what is dark matter?" And history has proven time after time that solving mysteries like these requires a revamp of laws in science. Yet every time I see someone suggesting something like "maybe there is no such thing as dark matter, maybe there's a problem with physics," that person gets relentlessly shot down by professor and fanboy alike, much in the same way a child asking about consistencies in the Bible might get shot down by his priest: "You don't read the Bible enough to understand the answer."

    The answer lies in the question itself: there is no dark matter. We've wasted half a century trying to answer a question that is based on faulty physical laws. Of course the nature of physics -- like EVERYTHING else in the universe -- changes.
     
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    PhilR Studio Scapegoat

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    "carbon" dating is only useable for samples up to 68000 years old anyway. There's a whole slew of alternative dating methods used in the correct testing of fossil samples, most of which are conveniently ignored.
     
  12. Mutant

    Mutant I hate that supercow !

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    Nope.

    Thats why i added my:

    "I think it will be possible to measure past solar activity from soil samples and then make small adjustments to the carbon dating method."

    Which you most probably missed :)
     
  13. SocialNumb

    SocialNumb Damn Christians!

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    Incoming Creotards . . . Today should be fun.
     
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    aberration Secular anti-humanist

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    It is pretty humbling to be reminded by nature that we are a long way from understanding the way things work. Just when we think we have a handle on it, a little tear appears. Pull on the tear and it turns into a hole...
     
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    Bookmarking this thread...as it might get entertaining later day. :popcorn: :heh:
     
  16. Mago

    Mago Austrian Blech Machine

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    reminds me of this, for the german fellas:
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    and that one
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    Crazy stuff...but I doubt that anyone will ever know why all this stuff is happening, and if someone will, so what?
     
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    So what if you life or die?
     
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    xFkx gain induction

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  19. Skinny Viking

    Skinny Viking ¯\(°_o)/¯ How do Lydian?

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    ^ was my 1st thought as well :D
     
  20. JBroll

    JBroll I MIX WITH PHYSICS!!!!

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    EDIT: Scratch, I'm an imbecile.

    Having gone to classes, seminars, and pubs with many a physicist, I'm wondering which assholes did this sort of thing - and if any of them weren't made of straw. Physicists *like* being wrong - they get to learn. They *don't* like having their time wasted by people who have their own 'theories' based on thin air and fairy farts, but you can't find anyone who truly loves science and would have that response to a qualified question.

    Jeff
     

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