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Online Justin Kissel

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Carbon Dating Gets a Reset
« on: October 18, 2012, 06:22:37 PM »
Carbon Dating Gets a Reset

The carbon clock is getting reset. Climate records from a Japanese lake are set to improve the accuracy of the dating technique, which could help to shed light on archaeological mysteries such as why Neanderthals became extinct...

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Re: Carbon Dating Gets a Reset
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2012, 07:53:21 PM »
That is interesting stuff, but it really makes little difference when dealing with 10s or 100s of thousands in most instances.
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