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When I have asked an audience this question they have looked at me incredulously and said, “Starting time?

” They realize that you cannot know how long the swimmer took unless you knew the time on the wristwatch when the race started.

There are a number of implausible assumptions involved in radiometric dating with respect to long time periods.

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There are well-known methods of finding the ages of some natural objects.

We note that at the instant the swimmer touches the end of the pool our wristwatch reads and 53 seconds.

How long has the competitor taken to swim the race?

After the second half-life has elapsed, yet another 50% of the remaining parent isotope will decay into daughter isotopes, and so on.

For all practical purposes, the original isotope is considered extinct after 6 half-life intervals. A small portion of a meteorite is vaporized in the device forming ions.