Category: archaeology

How many litres in a bath of wine?

Self-tutoring about archaeology: the tutor mentions the measure bath and offers its equivalent in litres. Numerous places in the Bible, the unit bath is mentioned – for instance at Ezra 7.22. Apparently, 1 bath=22 litres. Source:

Radioactive dating: half life, continued

The tutor continues about the phenomenon of half life and one of its well-known applications. In my post from yesterday I introduced the topic of carbon dating and the principles that make it feasible. Today I’ll give a few more

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Radioactive dating: half life

Tutoring science, and also for general interest, this topic is relevant.  The tutor introduces it with an example. Most people realize that scientists can “date” animal or plant remains – that is, discover, approximately, when they died.  How is it

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