4 votes

Is Radiocarbon dating flawed?

I will preface this by saying that I am not particularly familiar with radiocarbon dating techniques, and therefore the minutiae are somewhat lost on me. However, as someone who works with several ...
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2 votes

Can paleomagnetic techniques determine the exact direction of Earth's magnetic poles in the past, not just their polarity?

An important distinction is what kind of magnetic pole we're talking about. The "exact direction of Earth's magnetic poles", would be the dip poles, and no, we can't determine these as we ...
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Which are the biggest methodological differences between the archaeological and geological approaches to stratigraphy?

The main difference between archaeology and geological stratigraphy is the archaeological deposits are unbound sediments that are dug and, in geology, some samples or fossils are taken to describe the ...

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