It occurs in more different forms than any other element in the periodic table.
After 5600 years, if we start with a gram, we end up with half a gram.
Libby in the late 1940s, began with the discovery of the isotopic carbon-14 atom.
Following this discovery, scientists began to ponder ways to utilize carbon-14 to date previously living organisms.
read more » Paul Block emigrated from Germany to upstate New York in 1885, and began in the newspaper business as a young man in Elmira, NY, and later in New York City.
In 1772 he pooled resources with other chemists to buy a diamond, which they placed in a closed glass jar.