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Episode 297: radiocarbon dating

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paulwinner
1337860.  Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:11 am Reply with quote

Regarding the discussion about eating fish making you appear older when you are carbon dated in the future. Radiocarbon dating is general not used for items alive (and absorbing carbon) after 1945. This is due to the large increase in background radiation from nuclear testing.
https://www.radiocarbon.com/carbon-dating-bomb-carbon.htm

 

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