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Radiocarbon, Carbon Dating and Willard Libby featured at DOE R&D Accomplishments Website

Willard Libby won the 1960 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his development of a method to use carbon-14 for age determination in archaeology, geology, geophysics, and other branches of science. View the feature at DOE R&D Accomplishments, a central forum for information about significant outcomes of past DOE R&D widely recognized as a remarkable advance in science. Resources with additional information are available.

Last updated on Friday 13 September 2013