This segment of the website presents a large number of paintings by Jan van Eyck and his workshop.
These have been documented in the same way as the Ghent Altarpiece, through the VERONA project (Van Eyck in Ope N Access), a pioneer project of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA, Brussels), in collaboration with Musea Brugge and Closer to Van Eyck.
Many Christians accept this and interpret the Genesis account in less scientifically literal ways.
Radiometric dating techniques indicate that the Earth is thousands of times older than that--approximately four and a half billion years old.
He is presently employed in the Space & Atmospheric Sciences Group at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Radiometric dating--the process of determining the age of rocks from the decay of their radioactive elements--has been in widespread use for over half a century.
If there are a lot of atoms of the original element, called the parent element, the atoms decay to another element, called the daughter element, at a predictable rate.
The passage of time can be charted by the reduction in the number of parent atoms, and the increase in the number of daughter atoms.