These deep waters eventually will reach the surface again, where some of this 'old' carbonate may be taken up by live organisms and incorporated into things like shells. It's all we have, and anything else is mere conjecture.
Radiometric dating they have a whole slew of dating mechanisms. Versus, of course, nowhere near the sun. Well, I think you are putting the cart before the horse. Originally posted by Hat Monster: If we surmise that the Strong Nuclear Force can change, then we have to explain why the Sun is still there. She will lead efforts to combine the Lake Suigetsu measurements with marine and cave records to come up with a new standard for carbon dating.