Quiz on radioactive dating
With time each would then develop additional daughter abundances in proportion to the amount of parent present.
A second advantage of the method relates to the fact that under high-temperature conditions the daughter isotopes may escape from the host minerals.
It was found to be carrying a radiation level of 13,000 becquerel per kilogram (Bq/kg) - the limit set by Sweden's Food Agency for safe consumption is 1,500 Bq/kg.'This is the highest level we've measured,' Ulf Frykman, an environmental consultant who tests radiation levels in game meat, told SVT.
While the area's elk and reindeer population's radiation levels have steadily decreased over the years, radioactivity among boars appears to be on the rise.
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