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- What is Carbon Dating? - Chemistry for Kids Mocomi
- Carbon-14 Dating - NDT Resource Center
- Radioactive Dating, radioactive tracers, radioactive carbon dating.
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The following article is primarily based on a discussion of radiocarbon dating found in The Biblical Chronologist Volume 5, Number 1. Radiocarbon dating is based on a few relatively simple principles. The vast majority of these are C (pronounced "c twelve"), the stable isotope of carbon.
What is Carbon Dating? - Chemistry for Kids Mocomi
However, cosmic radiation constantly collides with atoms in the upper atmosphere.
Carbon-14 Dating - NDT Resource Center
Part of the result of these collisions is the production of radiocarbon (C, pronounced "c fourteen"), carbon atoms which are chemiy the same as stable carbon, but have two extra neutrons.
Radioactive Dating, radioactive tracers, radioactive carbon dating.
Radiocarbon is not stable; over time radiocarbon atoms decay into nitrogen atoms.
Explain the process of carbon dating:
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