carbon 14

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Synonyms for carbon 14

a radioactive isotope of carbon

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By measuring levels of beryllium-10 in the ice cores, they could synchronize the age of those cores with the carbon 14 data, giving them a complete record of ocean circulation patterns and climate variations.
Likewise, the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund denied Cape Farewell a grant because of the focus of Carbon 14. "This Is somewhat shocking to me." says Buckland.
Produced by Cape Farewell Foundation in partnership with ROM Contemporary Culture, Carbon 14: Climate is Culture exhibition will run from October 19, 2013 to February 2, 2014 in the Roloff Beny Gallery (Level 4) and the Thorsell Spirit House (Level 1).
Knowing the rate at which Carbon 14 decays enables us to date previously living material.
Above-ground nuclear tests led to very high levels of the radioactive isotope carbon 14 in the environment.
But waste from hydrogen-derived Tritium and Carbon 14 - best known for helping date historic artefacts - will stay at the site.
By monitoring carbon 14 originally emitted from Cold War-era nuclear bomb tests, researchers have found that heart muscle cells continue to divide throughout adulthood.
Carbono 14 (Carbon 14), 1998, is a monumental vitrine containing a model underground city; different layers of sand, stirred by a mechanical agricultural tool, enfold miniature houses and vehicles.
Eg - most fossils contain carbon 14 (half life = 5,730 years).
Dendrochronology of bristlecone pine and European oaks has been checked against carbon 14 measurements.
The new test involves drinking a small amount of vitamin B-12 labeled with radioactive carbon 14 (14C) and collecting a single drop of blood.
Their conclusion was based on Carbon 14 analysis (C-14) following a protocol agreed to by the Vatican, with research performed in three laboratories chosen by the Archbishop of Turin.
Future research will include carbon 14, cesium 137, and lead 210 dating methods to calculate the sediment accumulation rates and age of sand layers from the two vibracores and four push cores taken at the pond to allow the paleoenvironmental history to be reconstructed.