As an ongoing theme for this site, I will be addressing claims against evolution, this is one of the reasons I call the blog Danthropology, not only is it the greatest pun you have ever heard, but I am an anthropology major, more importantly, evolutionary anthropology.
So I take great interest when creationists like those at Answers in Genesis present their “facts” for creationism, and like the gift horse they are, they keep on giving.
5 Rapidly Decaying Magnetic Field The earth is surrounded by a magnetic field that protects living things from solar radiation. That’s why scientists were surprised to discover that the field is quickly wearing down.
At the current rate, the field and thus the earth could be no older than 20,000 years old.
Yet carbon-14 has been detected in “ancient” fossils—supposedly up to hundreds of millions of years old—ever since the earliest days of radiocarbon dating.