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This is an important topic, for evolutionists want the history of earth to span long ages in the hopes that this will make the origin and evolution of life more likely.
Yes, an understanding of dating methods is important, but we should keep in mind that whether or not these dating methods are accurate, really has no direct relation to whether evolution has ever occurred or could occur. Evolution can only occur by a sequence of, first, production of matter from nothing, or origin of matter.
The measurements used as evidence, however, are somewhat crude and far from conclusive.
"This calls into question just how well we know the chronology of lunar impacts," Mercer says.
In the 1970s, scientists subjected newly arrived samples of moon rocks to a barrage of tests.
To their surprise, they discovered that some of the rocks were magnetic.
The rock in question was collected by the Apollo 15 crew in 1971 from the southern rim of a crater called Dune.
The rock, known as glassy regolith breccia 15498, is composed of basalt shards, partially covered in melted glass, and dates back 1 billion to 2.5 billion years.