Logos Research Associates facilitates the formation of teams of scientific experts and the funding of innovative scientific research that is not being conducted anywhere else. We are also committed to sharing the result of these research projects through our video broadcasts and the outreach of our Associates and Ambassadors.
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MEASUREMENT OF RADIOCARBON LEVELS IN NATURAL DIAMONDS
The goal of this research initiative is to measure accurately the radiocarbon levels in 21 research diamonds from several different mines and alluvial settings in Africa. We expect the results from these analyses to match the astonishing findings of the Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth (RATE) project, published in 2005, that documented C-14 levels above the instrument background in the majority of the diamonds tested.
MEASUREMENT OF HELIUM DIFFUSION IN ZIRCON AT LOW TEMPERATURES
The most powerful line of experimental evidence supporting the RATE conclusion that billions of years of accelerated nuclear decay occurred during extremely brief episodes in the earth’s past involved the careful measurement of the helium diffusion rate in zircon crystals extracted from drill core from granitic basement rock in northern New Mexico. Because the implications of this finding are so profound, there is obvious motivation to confirm it for other rock formations. Additional zircon crystals have been isolated from different rock samples and are ready to have the helium diffusion rates measured in this project.
PRE-FLOOD AND POST-FLOOD BOUNDARY INVESTIGATIONS
The pre-flood and post-flood boundaries are an important topic for a variety of reasons such as an accurate flood chronology, post-flood environments for humans and animals recolonizing the world, and post-flood animal diversification. Generally, creation scientists believe the post-flood boundary is either near the Cretaceous/Paleogene (K/Pg) or the Neogene/Quaternary (N/Q) boundaries. Our research team members bring expertise in K/Pg and N/Q post-flood boundary interpretations, boundary criteria, geomorphology, catastrophic plate tectonics and biostratigraphy. These research projects will overlay different data sets and attempt to resolve the conflicts through field/office research and move the many different interpretations toward a more comprehensive consensus of the flood boundaries.
PALEOZOIC DEEP CELL PROJECT
This ongoing research has primarily focused on the discovery of soft tissue structures in vertebrate fossils that are geologically far older than the dinosaurs. Continuation would include fossils from the Devonian, Carboniferous and Permian. This project would represent the earliest known vertebrates found in the fossil record. At face value this would seem absurd as the earliest fossils would be so old that no organic bio-structures could possibly have survived. Animals from the Paleozoic would have been alive long before the North American Continent even existed. However, if most of the fossil deposition occurred during the Great Flood then it should be possible to uncover evidence of unexpected preservation. Studying the early fossils at the cell level should answer several important questions.
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