The day started with a tour of the John de Laeter Centre (Jd LC) facilities incorporating the Tescan integrated mineral analyser (TIMA; ), which was the key instrument of relevance to the workshop.
Far from showing gradual changes of one organism transforming into another, the fossil record shows fully-formed organisms appearing suddenly and disappearing—just what we would expect if life were created and then later judged by the Flood.
Evolutionists believe that the fossil record supports their theory of the slow and gradual evolution of life from amoebas to astronauts.
Creation scientists reject this view and choose to accept the biblical version of the origin of life on earth.
November to demonstrate the application and benefits of automated mineralogy to the minerals industry and academic research.
Around 35 people from various research institutions, service providers and the mining industry attended the workshop from across Australia.