013 How Do You Date a Rock?

How do you date a rock? For that matter, how to you date anything? Within this episode we look at the science of dating the age of the earth, and to some extent the moon, planets and solar system.

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References:

1. Live Science “How is Earth’s Age Calculated”?: https://www.livescience.com/32321-how-is-earths-age-calculated.html

2. Scientific American “How Science Figured Out the Age of Earth”: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-science-figured-out-the-age-of-the-earth/

3. Space.com’s “How Old is Earth?”: https://www.space.com/24854-how-old-is-earth.html

4. Wikipedia’s entry on “Radiometric Dating”: https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radiometric_dating

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