Calibration curve for the radiocarbon dating scale K9 sex
scanned cores for X-ray fluorescence and magnetic susceptibility.
Additional complications come from the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and oil, and from the above-ground nuclear tests done in the 1950s and 1960s.
The results provide conclusive evidence that the linen of the Shroud of Turin is mediaeval.
The Shroud of Turin , which many people believe was used to wrap Christ's body, bears detailed front and back images of a man who appears to have suffered whipping and crucifixion.
The precision of a radiocarbon date tells how narrow the range of dates is.
There are two main factors which determine the precision of a radiocarbon date.