Radiocarbon and Astrophysical-Geophysical Phenomena

  • G. E. Kocharov

Abstract

On 29 May 1965, the well-known journal, Nature, published the article, “Possible Antimatter Content of the Tunguska Meteor of 1908” by C Cowan, C R Atluri and W F Libby. The Director of the Physico-Technical Institute, Professor Boris P Konstantinov, showed me this paper on 10 July 1965. Naturally, he was very excited by this paper. In the early 1960s, Professor Konstantinov proposed and realized some special experiments to check the possibility of antimeteorites entering the solar system. For 20 days, we regularly discussed the problem of retrospective monitoring of different natural phenomena by measuring 14C content in tree rings. As a result, we proposed some unique possibilities for investigating astrophysical, geophysical and ecological problems (Konstantinov & Kocharov 1965).

Keywords

Solar Activity Tree Ring Maunder Minimum Cosmogenic Isotope Annual Tree Ring 
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