# Definition:Radiocarbon Dating/Historical Note/Mistake

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## Source Work

1963: Morris Tenenbaum and Harry Pollard: *Ordinary Differential Equations*:

- Chapter $1$: Basic Concepts:
- Lesson $1$: How Differential Equations Originate

## Mistake

**Dr. Willard F. Libby was awarded the $1960$ Nobel Physics Prize for developing this method of ascertaining the age of ancient objects. His $C^{14}$ half-life figure is $5600$ years, ...*

## Correction

It was in fact the Nobel Prize in Chemistry that he was awarded.

## Sources

- 1963: Morris Tenenbaum and Harry Pollard:
*Ordinary Differential Equations*... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $1$: Basic Concepts: Lesson $1$: How Differential Equations Originate