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The top number is the Mass Number for each isotope.

The atoms that we are particularly interested in are the ones that make up the earth’s atmosphere.Carbon-14 dating techniques were first developed by the American chemist, Willard F.Libby at the University of Chicago in the 50’s, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1960.These include nitrogen (78 percent), oxygen (21 percent), argon (0.9 percent), carbon dioxide (0.03 percent), varying amounts of water vapor, and trace amounts of hydrogen, ozone, methane, carbon monoxide, helium, neon, krypton, and xenon.Cosmic rays, which contain even higher levels of energy than ultraviolet light, cause some of the atoms in the upper atmosphere to fly apart into pieces.

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