Free 5-day trial Don't worry, this lesson isn't about how to take a stone out to dinner.
Instead, it is about how geologists and archaeologists use different techniques to figure out how old rocks and other artifacts are.
How much of your life do you spend thinking about time? Time comes in different forms in geology, mainly absolute and relative.
There are two major ways of being able to date rocks: relative dating and numerical dating.
Let's say you were a paleontologist searching for proof that a type of dinosaur existed in a given region.
You could keep digging, and digging, and digging, until you're so deep that no real fossils of any type could be found.
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