5. The Evidence for the Theory is Irrefutable ==>
   5.1. Direct Evidence ==>
     5.1.1. Fossil Evidence ==>
       5.1.1.8. Age of Fossils * ==>
         5.1.1.8.4. Non-Radiometric Dating Techniques ==>

5.1.1.8.4.1. Carbon 14*
*(One does not have to understand anything presented on this page.
The point is, there ARE people who DO understand this
AND it is FUNDAMENTAL to their discipline).

THE POINT!

Carbon dating is a valid technique to determine the age of organic materials up to 50,000 years old.

Often, carbon dating is challenged as an invalid way to determine the age of the earth and it DOES give erroneous results if used to measure anything older than about 50,000 year old.

Read the titles and abstracts of approximately 70 articles on Carbon Dating http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/search?src=hw&site_area=sci&fulltext=carbon+dating&search_submit.x=0&search_submit.y=0&search_submit=go

NOTE: All these articles appear in just one technical journal.