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There’s another for of uranium dating that looks at the ingrowth of thorium, which is part of the uranium decay series.

What it looks at is the ratio of thorium (the progeny) to uranium (the parent).

I can’t remember the effective range of dates on this one, but it’s a shorter term (tens to hundreds of thousands of years) method.

There are a bunch of other isotopic systems that are good for anywhere from tens of millions through billions of years.

That means the paintings were created 20,000 years Neanderthals are our closest extinct relative, but for a long time, they had a reputation for being pretty backward.With a new way to date the rock art, researchers carrying lights and scalpels crawled deep underground into caves all over Spain.The plan was to scrape samples off of the mineral-rich crusts that had hardened on top of the cave paintings.Another technique uses the rate of uranium’s radioactive decay as a clock.But it required lots of material to come up with a date, and cave paintings are too rare to risk damaging.

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