(I don't know why the name ended on the bottom line. That's not how I typed it.) Twenty years ago or so, the age was 4.6 billion. Now it's 4.5 billion. In all cases, the scientific community was adamant that their reconning was accurate. In all those years, the Bible has never changed its story. And, yes, the flood is most definitely recorded in the geological record. It's all in interpretation. "Wise" scientists know they'll lose their jobs if they interpret the geological (paleontological) record as displaying the results of the flood.