Ep. 522: Judging Age & Origins, part 1 – Earth Rocks

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 in Planetary Science, Planets, podcast, Solar System | 0 comments


People always want to know how old everything is. And more specifically, they want to know how we know how old everything is. Well, here at Astronomy Cast, it’s our job to tell you now only what we know, but how we know what we know. And today we’ll begin a series on how we know how old everything is.

This is part one of a double episode.

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Show Notes

How do we age Earth rocks?
How Old Is Earth?How Does Carbon Dating Work?
Radiocarbon Dating
Radioactive decay
Uranium to Thorium
Paramagnetism
How do Geologists know how old Rocks are?

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