Prior planned to be a "regular scientist", like her aerospace engineer father.
But as a little girl her parents took her to the archaeological sites of Colorado's Mesa Verde.
Prior planned to be a ‘‘regular scientist’’, like her aerospace engineer father.
Down the hall is her husband Albert Zondervan's domain – the hulking m machine that splits the carbon into its stable and radioactive forms.They radiocarbon dated it and it came out as a couple of thousand years old.You could see there was the impression of somebody's toes.The conservator, however, was not angry at the result.As the Arctic ice sheets melt, the Siberian tundra is being exposed, together with preserved mammoth tusks, which are then carved and sold as ivory antiques.
While the Aussies are hoping their water will be young as it means it's a renewable resource, when a Nelson vodka company dated its water source some years ago it was hoping for an ancient date – the 26,000 years from which it takes its name.