Topic: Palaeos: Main Glossary

The following, inevitably incomplete, introductory glossary of terms and concepts links to other topics discussed elsewhere on this site, as well as including general topics of interest such as well-known prehistoric animals.

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Historical Timeline 4 Million B.C. - Mirror H Chronology: 15 Billion B.C. - 4 Million B.C. 11,000 B.C. - 9,000 B.C. 9,000 B.C. - 3,000 B.C. 3,000 B.C. - 1 A.D. Historical Summary: 3000 B.C - 1 A.D. Historical.

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Archeology - World history Archeology. The International History Project. Date:2003. Archeology is the scientific study of past human culture and behavior, from the origins of humans to the present.

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The Fossil Record - Naturalism and The Theory of Evolution The standard approach to looking at fossils in the geological column is to assume that lower is older. Since the geologic column represents millions of years of Earth's history, then obviously the fossils in each of the layers must be the same age as the layer in which they are found. What is especially interesting is that the fossils do appear to show a progression from the most 'simple' of.

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Archaeology News - Fossil News, Archaeological Science. The genetic variation within the Scythian nomad group is so broad that it can only be explained by the group assimilating people it came in contact with.

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Unreliability of Radiometric Dating and Old Age of the Earth How radiometric dating works in general : Radioactive elements decay gradually into other elements. The original element is called the parent, and the result of the decay process is called the daughter element.

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Dating | geochronology | Britannica.com Dating, in geology, determining a chronology or calendar of events in the history of Earth, using to a large degree the evidence of organic evolution in the sedimentary rocks accumulated through geologic time in marine and continental environments.To date past events, processes, formations, and fossil organisms, geologists employ a variety of techniques.

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Relative dating - Wikipedia Relative dating is the science of determining the relative order of past events (i.e., the age of an object in comparison to another), without necessarily determining their absolute age, (i.e. estimated age).In geology, rock or superficial deposits, fossils and lithologies can be used to correlate one stratigraphic column with another. Prior to the discovery of radiometric dating in the early.

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Amino Acid Dating. Is it reliable? - Mike's Origins. Amino Acid Dating Introduction. Amino acid dating has an important attribute in common with Carbon 14 dating. While most other dating mechanisms date the rock surrounding fossils, both Amino Acid and Carbon 14 dating methods, date the actual fossil itself.