radiocarbon dating

New Study Reveals Little Ice Age Triggered By Volcanism

by Tammy Plotner February 1, 2012

In a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder with co-authors at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and other organizations, researchers may have possibly found evidence the “Little Ice Age” may have had ties to an unusual era of volcanic activity… one that lasted for about 50 years. In just five decades, […]

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Carbon Dating

by Matt Williams September 20, 2010

As many are no doubt aware, carbon is an abundant element found in the atmosphere, the earth, the oceans, and every living creature. C-12 [or carbon 12 because it has an atomic weight (A) of 12] is the most common isotope, but it is by no means the only one. C-14, is another variant; an […]

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