How do scientists use the knowledge of radioactive dating

**Carbon is not the only radio active isotope that can be used in dating the age of an item.

Technology is essential to science, because it provides instruments and techniques that enable observations of objects and phenomena that are otherwise unobservable due to factors such as quantity, distance, location, size, and speed.

Technology also provides tools for investigations, inquiry, and analysis.

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Scientists gain an understanding of the Earth's history by studying its composition.

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