Museums collect specimens and objects that capture a moment in time. They are preserved and kept safe for study now and into the future. Something collected today may be the key to an important discovery tomorrow or many years from now.
By Regan Maloney April 23, 2020
One of the most common questions we get on our guided tours to the Wasson Bluff fossil research site is, how do we know the age of the rocks?
The age of a rock can be determined using two methods: relative dating and radiometric dating. Question answered. I’m sure you found that brief answer satisfying. No? I guess I will elaborate…