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ERRORS ARE FEARED IN CARBON DATING
Photo of the Day. The results were summarized in a paper in Science inin which the authors commented that their results implied it would be possible to date materials containing carbon of organic origin. Same goes for dendro thermometers, as used by Prof Mann et al. Libby's groundbreaking radiocarbon dating technique instead looked at a much more rare isotope of carbon: Geology Earth sciences Geology.