Adjusting the atomic clock

Hiess, Joe; Condon, Dan. 2012 Adjusting the atomic clock. Planet Earth, Autumn. 13.

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Unravelling the Earth’s 4.5-billion-year history is a mammoth task. Joe Hiess and Dan Condon describe how their work has uncovered a systematic flaw in the assumptions behind one of science's key dating methods – and how correcting it will move some accepted dates by nearly a million years.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2010 > NERC Isotope Geoscience Laboratory
ISSN: 1479-2605
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NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 27 Sep 2012 13:02 +0 (UTC)

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