Posts tagged with ‘archeology’

You say what now?

A reference on the radio this morning to the Rehab Centre for Archeological Studies conjured up a very peculiar image.

Bones, Rocks and Stars by Chris Turney

Or to give it its fuller, more informative title: Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened. It is what it sounds like: a brief (under 200 pages, including the index) overview of dating technologies for a general audience: radio isotope dating, dendrochronology, Antarctic ice cores and so on. And I enjoyed it; […]