What is the half-time of radiocarbon? (carbon-14)

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Car­bon-14, 14C, or ra­dio­car­bon, is a ra­dioac­tive isotope of carbon with an atomic nucleus con­tain­ing 6 protons and 8 neu­tron­s. Car­bon-12 and car­bon-13 are both stable, while the half-life of car­bon-14 is 5,730 ±40 years.

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Dec. 23, 2017, 1:36 p.m. added by Anna Polowczyk »
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