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Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 ± 40 years—, half the amount of the radioisotope present at any given time will undergo spontaneous disintegration during the succeeding 5,730 years. It has proved to be a versatile technique of dating fossils and archaeological specimens from 500 to 50,000 years old.Because carbon-14 decays at this constant rate, an estimate of the date at which an organism died can be made by measuring the amount of its residual radiocarbon. The method is widely used by Pleistocene geologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and investigators in related fields.It's not that I think that people who have graduated high school are inherently more mature or some switch gets flipped...it's that when high school is over, (historically) people leave home. I'm 21 as well, and here's my thoughts: I'm gonna be bored out of my mind talking to a seventeen year old.
Once the organism dies, however, it ceases to absorb carbon-14, so that the amount of the radiocarbon in its tissues steadily decreases.We can not guarantee everything posted within our chat room is age appropriate.Met her on an online site, and she asked for my number because she enjoyed talking to me? FML, the one girl that enjoys me is too young)EDIT: I'm not so much worried about the legality (it's 16 where I am)... I wouldn't be so much worried about the legal thing. She may appear to be mature for her age, but the devil is in the details. It definitely won't seem like a lot in the long run. Make sure you know this girl well before you take any unnecessary steps.Carbon-14 is continually formed in nature by the interaction of neutrons with nitrogen-14 in the Earth’s atmosphere; the neutrons required for this reaction are produced by cosmic rays interacting with the atmosphere.Radiocarbon present in molecules of atmospheric carbon dioxide enters the biological carbon cycle: it is absorbed from the air by green plants and then passed on to animals through the food chain.