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A MACHINE set up on the Kalina campus of the University of Mumbai will now help archaeologists and scientists across the country find the precise age of relics and historical artefacts. It will use carbon-dating method to precisely date the artefacts. DC Kothari, retired professor of the university will act as the principal investigator and Mayank Vahia, professor at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research will serve as the principal collaborator.

It will help the scientific community study the various Carbon dating pune carbon reacts. It will also help archaeologists date artefacts and relics accurately.

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Once they die, they stop absorbing more. Thereafter they start decaying to Carbon isotopes. So, a ratio between the two could help pinpoint the age of the sample.