carbon dating

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a chemical analysis used to determine the age of organic materials based on their content of the radioisotope carbon-14

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When combined with carbon dating of plankton in each layer, the sediments provide markers of climate shifts.
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The origins of Amesbury have been discovered as a result of carbon dating bones of aurochs - twice the size of bulls, wild boar and red deer - following a dig at Vespasian's Camp, Blick Mead, a mile-and-a-half from Stonehenge.
This year they're focusing on the royal burial mounds and attempting to find the exact date by carbon dating.
Carbon dating technology established with gg percent certainty that the Shroud ct Turin cannet be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ.
Researchers would use carbon dating technique to confirm the period that the relics belong to.
Mahd Al-Dahab Gold Mine in Madinah is one of the oldest mining sites in Saudi Arabia, with carbon dating of ancient slag indicating two separate periods of mining activity.
Carbon dating has been used in archaeology and climate research for decades.
Following introductory chapters on method, the central chapters discuss sites divided according to geographic areas, with carbon dating and probability distributions as the main focus of discussion.
Carbon dating is a scientific method used to learn the true age of ancient materials.
Summary: WASHINGTON: Scientists have established for the first time clear dates for the ruling dynasties of ancient Egypt after carbon dating plant remains, according to research published Thursday.
According to results of carbon dating and other analyses released yesterday, one set of bones is compatible with Caravaggio's remains.
A method of non-destructive carbon dating that works by placing an artifact in a plasma chamber and gently oxidizing the surface to produce carbon dioxide for C-14 analysis.
Traditional carbon dating involves removing and burning small samples of the object.
The skull has been sent away for radio carbon dating.