For example, if you want to know if your great grand uncle was your great grandfathers older or younger brother, radiocarbon dating couldn't tell you, because the difference between the age of their remains wouldn't be great enough. I'll start the misinformation-busting: Radio carbon dating is not the only method of dating.
But if you want to know if dinosaurs came millions of years before humans, and you tested things honestly and competently, you will CERTAINLY be able to confirm that Fred Flintstone was indeed, just an imaginary cartoon character, and not a real person. It and the other methods are cross referenced, and each method's degree of inaccuracy is taken into account.
One thing that many people who seek to mislead you rely on, is the fact that no measuring system is perfect.
Radio carbon dating only provides a fairly large range of dates, which may or may not be narrow enough to decide what it is you want to decide.
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I've heard a claim by an evangelical christian that radio carbon dating is not accurate.
Once an organism is dead, however, no new carbon is actively absorbed by its tissues, and its carbon 14 gradually decays.You should be able to google up some answers for this yourself.When you do, pay extreme attention to exactly which website you are reading from, and separately look THEM up as well, since the way Google works, means that sites that are pushing to be at the top of the list (especially including people with agendas other than factuality) can appear to be more plentiful than the ones with a genuine reputation for factual honesty.C-14 is constantly renewed in the atmosphere by cosmic ray collision with nitrogen.Terrestrial plants and anything higher up the food chain from those plants are in equilibrium with that atmospheric quantity due to incorporation via photosynthesis or consumption, respectively.