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I purchased The Age of The Earth as a result of reading James L powells book. Neither book was disappointing, and I would recommend The Age of Earth very highly.Published 1 month ago by kevin w. wright
Recommended as a supplemental read in a radiogenic isotopes undergrad/grad class at UC Davis. It's an armchair read if one has familiarity with physics and chemistry, but it is... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Janos
At the time this book was published in 1991, G. Brent Dalrymple was Research Geologist at the United States Geological Survey; he has also written Ancient Earth, Ancient Skies: The... Read morePublished on May 3, 2013 by Steven H Propp
I looked and looked for the methods explained and the data summarized in one place that leads scientists to confidence in the age of the earth. Read morePublished on June 13, 2010 by gerald fitzgerald
An updated version of this book is Ancient Earth, Ancient Skies: The Age of Earth and its Cosmic Surroundings. Read morePublished on August 24, 2009 by David C. Bossard
G. Dalrymple has done a wonderful job in writing such a technical work on the history and direct data for the current estimate of the age of the Earth being 4. Read morePublished on July 8, 2008 by Scholastic Reader
"The Earth is approximately 4.5 billion years old", says the author.
Here are the problems I have with that:
1. Who was around 4. Read more
Dalrymple's book provides a good summary of earlier failed attempts to date the Earth with non-radiometric methods and the later successful development of radiometric dating. Read morePublished on July 17, 2001 by Kevin R. Henke