The Age of the Earth And the Conditions during the Hadean Eon

Document Type:Research Paper

Subject Area:Geology

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54 billion years. The Christian Scientist claims that the earth is 6000 years old. The scientists have tried many methods to identify the exact age of the earth. They have used several radiometric dating techniques to measure the age of the earth. The scientists have analyzed different elements within the meteorites using a radiometric dating technique to determine the age of the earth. Therefore, finding the original earth’s rock has been a hindrance to determining the exact the age of the earth (Dalrymple). There were many activities which occurred during the Hadean eon due to the fact that this is the period when the earth was being formed. According to Dalrymple, during Hadean eon, the earth did not support life due to insufficient oxygen which was as a result of massive volcanic activities.

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