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Some isotopes, however, are unstable and decay radioactively into other elements.
There are many different radioactive isotopes that are used for radiometric dating.
This is a formula which helps you to date a fossil by its carbon.Last year we held a number of meetings on the young/old earth issue and gave YECs numerous opportunities to speak.Andrew Kulikovsky spoke on one occasion and John Hartnett spoke on 2 occasions. About half those who are on the committee are YECs and the others doubt the YEC position to various degrees.The stable form of carbon is carbon 12 and the radioactive isotope carbon 14 decays over time into nitrogen 14 and other particles.Carbon is naturally in all living organisms and is replenished in the tissues by eating other organisms or by breathing air that contains carbon.