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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Emission of light from certain heated substances as a result of previous exposure to high-energy radiation

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  • That's where another state-of-the-art technique comes in: thermoluminescence TL dating.
  • There are still other techniques: potassium-argon dating, thermoluminescence dating, hydration dating, fission-track dating.
  • Subsequent chemical and thermoluminescence tests on the face have shown that marble for the statue was quarried on the Greek island of Thasos.
  • Based on thermoluminescence dates and faunal studies, the level in which it was found dates from 175,000 to 200,000 years ago, perhaps earlier. for more
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