radiocarbon dating

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Synonyms for radiocarbon dating

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

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The skulls were sent back to Cairo after they were carbon dated at a laboratory in Oxford.
Because charcoal is so commonly carbon dated, Michael Bird, now at the University of St.
The next step is to take the skull to Oxford next week to get it carbon dated so we can determine how old it is.
as some in the area have been carbon dated, he says - is on display in this odd outcropping of rock on land housing the Chumash Interpretive Center at Oakbrook Regional Park in Thousand Oaks.
The researchers took 100-millimeter-deep sediment cores and separated each into 2-mm layers that they carbon dated and examined for G.