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Wickiups and Other Wooden Features

Added by yongli on 05/02/2016 - 16:55, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
Wickiups were temporary conical and domed shelters constructed by the Native American inhabitants of Colorado for millennia. Because of the perishable nature of their construction materials, a vast majority of wickiups and other prehistoric wooden structures have vanished from the landscape...

Willard Frank Libby

Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 12:30, last changed on 09/19/2017 - 01:07
Willard Frank “Bill” Libby (1908–80) was a native Coloradan who won the Nobel Prize for inventing the radiocarbon dating method. Radiocarbon dating is one of the most commonly used dating techniques by archaeologists and other scientists across the world. Willard Libby was born in Grand...
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