Absolute age dating is like saying you are 15 years old and your grandfather is 77 years old.
Carefully studying the Biblical record, we find that the universe has an age of around 6,000 years, and that a world-changing, global Flood occurred about 4,300 years ago.
Those who don’t accept the Biblical account of history look for other ways to discover the age of things.
The method was developed by Willard Libby and his colleagues at the University of Chicago in 1949.
In 1960, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for this work.
There are a variety of different ways to figure out how old an object is.