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The Resource The age of everything : how science explores the past, Matthew Hedman, (electronic resource)

The age of everything : how science explores the past, Matthew Hedman, (electronic resource)

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The age of everything : how science explores the past
Title
The age of everything
Title remainder
how science explores the past
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Matthew Hedman
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
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  • maps
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index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The age of everything : how science explores the past, Matthew Hedman, (electronic resource)
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The age of everything : how science explores the past, Matthew Hedman, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- The calendars of the classic Maya -- Precession, polaris, and the age of the pyramids -- The physics of carbon-14 -- Calibrating carbon-14 dates and the history of the air -- Carbon-14 and the peopling of the new world -- Potassium, argon, DNA, and walking upright -- Molecular dating and the many different types of mammals -- Meteorites and the age of the solar system -- Colors, brightness, and the age of stars -- Distances, redshifts, and the age of the universe -- Parameterizing the age of the universe
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249 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
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ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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