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The Mayan calendar used 3114 BC as their reference.

More recently is the radiocarbon date of 1950 AD or before present, BP.

In a stratigraphical context objects closer to the surface are more recent in time relative to items deeper in the ground.

Although relative dating can work well in certain areas, several problems arise.

Smoke alarms contain a weak source made of Americium-241.

Alpha particles are emitted from here, which ionise the air, so that the air conducts electricity and a small current flows.

Sterilisation of Food and Surgical Instruments Gamma rays kill bacteria.

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