Radiocarbon Dating: Merits and Drawbacks.

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The method of radiocarbon dating and its potential usefulness was discovered and developed by a team of scientists led by the late Dr. Willard Libby. He later received a Nobel Peace Prize for chemistry. Since the formation and calibration of radiocarbon dating, it has risen to become the field standard for dating all carbon containing substances. Radiocarbon dating has lead to the development of other radioisotope dating methods, such as potassium-argon and uranium-238. Because of …

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