This means its nucleus is so large that it is unstable.
Carbon has a relatively short half-life of 5, years, meaning that the fraction of carbon in a sample is halved over the course of 5, years due to radioactive decay to nitrogen
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Soon after the publication of Libby's paper in Scienceuniversities around the world began establishing radiocarbon-dating laboratories, and by the end of the s there were more than 20 active 14 C research laboratories.
Description: Fluorine absorption Nitrogen dating Obsidian hydration Seriation Stratigraphy. Both beta counting and AMS results have to be corrected for fractionation.