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How is carbon hookup used to find the age of fossils

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Transcript of How carbon dating is used to determine the age of fossils 1. How carbon dating is used to determine the age of fossils Scientist examine the rate of decay of carbon isotopes within fossils. It's determined by the carbons half life. Carbon dating, however, is much shorter than newer methods, such as radioactive dating. Using potassium, and uranium isotopes, to determine age.

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