Carbon 14 dating assumes that the carbon
Island Museum analyzes historical artifacts using one or more techniques described below—all but one of which is performed by an outside laboratory—to obtain specific information about an object’s creation.For each type of material listed, the museum uses only the technique described: Animal teeth or bones: The museum performs isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS) in-house to determine the ratios of chemical elements present, yielding clues as to the animal’s diet and the minerals in its water supply.
In the early 90’s I was living on a hill, in an ex military vehicle I called home, using a small windmill to power the lights and stuff.
I’d spent the previous ten years or so living ‘on the road’ searching for an alternative way to live.
I was what the media would call a ‘new age traveller’.
That’s when I was inspired to ‘drop in’ and promote the use of large-scale wind energy – to bring change to the electricity industry. The idea for Ecotricity – of selling green electricity to people, came about a few years later – it was about getting a fair price for wind power, to enable more to be built. Green electricity was a totally new idea back then.
The experienced instrument-rated pilot and his 71-year-old mother had departed Farmingdale Airport on New York's Long Island at a.m. Thirty-six minutes into the flight, the passenger (who was herself a low-time private pilot) radioed Boston Center and told the controller that the pilot was unresponsive and vomiting, and they were in trouble.