Category Archives: Carbon-14 Dating

How Does Carbon Dating Work?

Every eleven years, the quantity of that carbon-14 in the atmosphere would decrease by half. Carbon has two steady isotopes (126C and 136C) of ∼ ninety eight.89 % and ∼ 1.11% abundance, respectively. Carbon compounds are exchanged between the oceans, environment, biosphere and lithosphere. Significant isotope ratio variations exist within these teams as a result […]