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Libby, a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Chicago, predicted that a radioactive isotope of carbon, known as carbon-14, would be found to occur in nature.

Back in the 1940s, the American chemist Willard Libby used this fact to determine the ages of organisms long dead.In recent years, forensic scientists have started to apply carbon-14 dating to cases in which law enforcement agencies hope to find out the age of a skeleton or other unidentified human remains.The new method is based on the fact that over the past 60 years, environmental levels of radiocarbon have been significantly perturbed by mid-20th-century episodes of above-ground nuclear weapons testing.Before the nuclear age, the amount of radiocarbon in the environment varied little in the span of a century.In contrast, from 1955 to 1963, atmospheric radiocarbon levels almost doubled.

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