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ERIC Number: EJ030456
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Publication Date: 1970
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The Expanding Role of the Atom in the Humanities
Seaborg, Glenn T.
Physics Teacher, 8, 8, 422-431, Nov '70
The techniques of radioactive dating, thermoluminescence dating, cesium magnetometer detecting, x-ray flourescence analysis, and neutron radiography are briefly explained. Examples are given in the use of techniques in determining age and composition of paintings, ceramics, and archeological finds. Included is a history of Lawrence Radiation Laboratory. (DS)
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