Question: Who invented discovered radiocarbon dating and in what year?

Professor Willard Libby, a chemist at the University of Chicago, first proposed the idea of radiocarbon dating in 1946. Three years later, Libby proved his hypothesis correct when he accurately dated a series of objects with already-known ages.

Who won the Nobel Prize for the discovery of radiocarbon dating?

Willard Libby Willard LibbyKnown forRadiocarbon datingAwardsElliott Cresson Medal (1957) Willard Gibbs Award (1958) Joseph Priestley Award (1959) Albert Einstein Award (1959) Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1960) Arthur L. Day Medal (1961)Scientific careerFieldsRadioactivity10 more rows

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