A new National Historic Chemical Landmark

When the technology for radio-carbon dating was developed in the late 1940s, the field of archaeology was changed forever. Radioc-carbon dating allowed for relatively precise scientific dating of such sites where sufficient samples of carbon remained. The American Chemical Society recently honored this technology by naming the laboratory where it was developed an historic landmark


UChicago site of radiocarbon dating discovery named historic landmark

By Steve Koppes

University of Chicago News

October 5, 2016

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