Different dating methods and techniques are introduced as needed and presented only very superficially. As seems to be mandatory for popular science these days, there are no equations or anything else that might scare readers. There isn't even anything approaching an explanation of isotopes! The result is too dumbed down for my liking and would best suit elementary or junior high school students — though I can't help thinking that neutrons could be introduced even at that level.
Turney is a geologist who has been directly involved in some of the work he describes, and he communicates the sense of excitement and discovery well. Many of his pieces involve historical events and the analysis of historical sources as well as scientific dating methods; here he does a pretty good job venturing into other fields. Bones, Rocks and Stars should attract and inspire readers with interests in history, archaeoastronomy, paleontology, and other fields, not just geology.
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