The Future of RadioCarbon Dating - And an Overview of the AMS Technique - NaturPhilosophie
Fossil Fuel Emissions Threatens Carbon Dating Technique Accuracy The radiocarbond dating method has been used for decades to accurately determine the age of a wide range of artefacts. But our relentless use of fossil fuels has pumped a type of carbon into the atmosphere that is starting to confuse the dating technique. By 2050, scientists warn, new fabrics could have the same radiocarbon date as items 1,000 years old!