radiocarbon dating

Tree Rings Reveal 1,000 Years of Solar Activity

The Sun has a lot of rhythm and goes through different cycles of activity. The most well-known cycle might be…

5 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 522: Judging Age & Origins, part 1 – Earth Rocks

People always want to know how old everything is. And more specifically, they want to know how we know how…

2 years ago

What is Carbon Dating?

Radiocarbon dating (aka. carbon dating) measures the half-life of carbon-14, which occurs naturally in our atmosphere, to determine the age…

5 years ago

New Study Reveals Little Ice Age Triggered By Volcanism

[/caption] In a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder with co-authors at the National Center for Atmospheric Research…

9 years ago