Nyerup's words illustrate poignantly the critical power and importance of dating; to order time.
Radiocarbon dating has been one of the most significant discoveries in 20th century science.
Oakley (1979) suggested its development meant an almost complete re-writing of the evolution and cultural emergence of the human species.
Rowe's new method eliminates the destructive steps of sampling, acid-base washes and burning.
The object is simply placed in a special chamber with a plasma, an electrically charged gas similar to that used in big-screen plasma television displays.
that radiocarbon measurements on the shroud should be performed blind seem to the author to be lacking in merit; …
group and the candidate laboratories devolved into a P. However, in a 1990 paper Gove conceded that the "arguments often raised, …