Start Distinguish between relative and absolute dating

Distinguish between relative and absolute dating

The difference between absolute and relative stems from the choice of comparison.

Absolute age is more straight-forward and does not require any other objects for comparison.

But really, how do scientists figure out how old their dinosaur bones are?

And, what about other findings like fossil fish, plants and insects?

For example, there is a concept of absolute poverty that is used in some countries to measure the economy.