2 types of dating fossils
Ice core sampling normally uses the assumption that the ring bands observed represents years.
One of the last dinosaurs living in Africa before their extinction 66 million years ago has been discovered in a phosphate mine in northern Morocco.
A study of the fossil suggests that following the ...
This could be a rapid burial, such as a volcanic eruption or mudslide, it could be sap from a tree oozing over an insect, or simply a slow sediment accumulation on the bottom of a lake.
Most fossils are marine in origin, or are land animals that fell into a water environment.
It only sequences the age of things or determines if something is older or younger than other things.