I am asking, exactly what kind of elements and what kind of decay. I’m not going to bother googling it, I’m assuming radioactive elements and radioactive decay. At which point I would have to ask how fast are they travelling during this process before I could answer that point. I don’t think it’s unreasonable for me to ask you to be more specific in your statement since the link you made to evolution and “association” seems somewhat unreasonable at present and “elements decay faster…” is meaningless without mechanism and conditions.
The answer is observable as well, while supernovas produce some heavy elements, the residuals of the explosion or stars and planets can recycled them only. The energy released in a supernova is capable to create several elements around which cannot be created but recycled by other stars. So far, this is what is understood about the origin of some heavy elements. There is no trace about certain elements origin by the lack of a perceptable observation like the one made some decades ago by observing a supernova explosion with out telescopes.
The decay of the elements is faster when they are not regenerated by energy, this is why the hipothesis of “perpetual motion” won’t be possible in the universe. An element created by the energy of a supernova will start a faster decay when is spread out of it. This is like to say that you will decay faster outside the city without food than staying in the city feeding yourself properly. Right?
Well, the same applies to the decay of elements in the universe. The oldest stars appear as having poor quantities of metals and more quantities of other heavy elements. Our Sun and Earth enjoy more metals in their composition, giving the hipothesis that certain heavy elements cannot be produced anymore by the lack of a higher energy like the one observed in supernonas or novas.
Now well, you can read about what I am writing here plus about association as the key action to form planets and stars, in the following link:
Or, a more easier to understand link:
As to saying hydrocarbons detected in jupiter, that’s a long way from saying there might be oil. A very long way. If we’re talking about methane and some of the other simple hydrocarbon gases, they are pretty abundant in the universe from all sorts of processes. This is because Carbon and hydrogen are ubiquitous and have a tendency to combine. Even the outer surface of diamond is carbon bonded to hydrogen as XPS studies show. This is hardly surprising because carbon is tetravalent, so the outer surfaces must have two of unpaired electrons free to bond to something else. The only forms of elemental carbon in which this does not happen are the fullerenes. So hydrocarbons found in Jupiter? Sure, whyever not. Crude oil found in jupiter? Our survey said: “Eh urrrrr!”
Petroleum is generally found under layers of impermeable rock. Not caves. Bacteria? Again, these are ubiquitous (on this planet). They are even found in hot springs in Iceland. It only takes one to survive and thrive in an environment for whole colonies to develop. Oil formed in our atmosphere? Not a chance. There was a lot of methane in our atmosphere at one point, but crude oil? Very seriously doubt it.
Good points but obsolete conclusions. I mentioned before about a book from the 50’s which narrates the possible origin of Petroleum from the upper atmosphera down to ground. People used to laugh about it until Hydrocarbons was found in the cosmos as well. Your position is that petroleum was formed from underground dead organisms through millions and millions of years.
Enough for imaginations of that kind. Today you can make petroleum in days, so the millions and millions of years is a dead story.
Lets go now for the possibility to have enough dead organisms to produce the huge amounts of petroleum which is pulled from underground everyday for the last century. Hmmmm, sorry, but you must start to use a calculator and give me numbers to back up such idea of yours. So far, micro-organisms dying and dying like crazy one over another to pill up great amounts of today’s fossil fuel is an out of reality event. Come on.
We know that Hydrogen and Carbon can become flamable with the presence of Oxigen. Check the composition of comets which include mainly the elements Carbon and Hydrogen. In outerspace they won’t burn but passing thgrough our atmosphere they can.
This event will cause the ignition of Hydrogen and Carbon with the contact with our atmosphera, but as the event is so huge a great quantity of Hydrocarbons will become liquid and will rain over the earth. On ground this liquid will sink into the pores of the sand and into clefs between the rocks. Here, the Hydrocarbons will meet with the existing bacteria.
See? No millions of years for this or millions of years for that. You even mentioned diamonds, well, in order to make diamonds you don’t need millions of years of pressure as well, and you know this, diamonds can be also made artificially in a few days.
Traditional theories are popular but still lack of scientific sense. The millions of years needed for every event are inacurate calculations based in what some scientists want to believe. Reality is telling us a different story.
For example, by the radioactive decay of the carbon isotope 14, the discoverer of this method W. F. Libby found out that the age of the samples of petroleum from the Mexican Gulf were of thousands of years and not of millions of years. (Science 1952, also check Harper’s Magazine, August 1953, p.48-53)
These results are against the statements of theories which implied millions of years for every change on earth, including the formation of petroleum. It must be remembered that Libby’s measurements were not under any pressure by any theory, so his calculations are impartial in regard with any theory made up to his years.