Scientists Confirm Nuclear Decay Rate Constancy

(Following up on Solar Flares and Radioactive Elements)

Research Shows Radiometric Dating Still Reliable (Again).

For the technical details see Study of the dependence of 198Au half-life on source geometry.

The original story, suggesting that radioactive decay rates may be variable and depend in some way on the Sun, made a big media splash. I doubt we will see anything like that from this NIST report.

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