Thursday, November 3, 1960: Carbon-14

Willard F. Libby, a professor at UCLA, is awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry "for his method to use carbon-14 for age determination in archaeology, geology, geophysics and other branches of science."

* More from Nobel Prize website: @
* Time magazine article (November 1960): @
* Time article on Libby's work for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (August 1955): @
* More about carbon dating: @ and @ and @

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