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Atomic Clock Checks Records of Early Man - newspaper clipping - Chicago Tribune

Atomic Clock Checks Record of Early Man

[Newspaper clipping], 1950s

In this account for the popular press, the Department’s archaeologists demonstrate ingenuity and rigor in conducting fieldwork and laboratory analysis by employing experimental techniques and new technologies. Heizer was one of the first to recognize the potential of radiocarbon dating for archaeology, and employed and promoted the technique from its inception.

BANC MSS 78/17 c Ctn 29:11