Why Scientists Are Cooking Ancient Pots

Why Scientists Are Cooking Ancient Pots

Unlocking the mysteries of ancient ceramics is a bit complicated. Radiometric dating tells us the age of the clay, but when was it first shaped by a human? We can find out by blasting it with heat again!

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DRI Luminescence Laboratory


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