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Author Macdougall, J. D., 1944-

Title Nature's clocks : how scientists measure the age of almost everything / Doug Macdougall.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  551.7 MACDOUGALL    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  551.7 MACDOUGALL    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  551.701 M14    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  551.7 MA    Check Shelf
Description xi, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-263) and index.
Contents No vestige of a beginning... -- Mysterious rays -- Wild Bill's quest -- Changing perceptions -- Getting the lead out -- Dating the boundaries -- Clocking evolution -- Ghostly forests and Mediterranean volcanoes -- More and more from less and less.
Subject Geochronometry.
Geological time.
Radioisotopes in geology.
ISBN 9780520249752 cloth alkaline paper
0520249755 cloth alkaline paper
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