In article <XnsA0ED5E4BAC23Ftaustingm...@18.104.22.168>,
Gutless Umbrella Carrying Sissy <tausti...@gmail.com> wrote:
> "Rod Speed" <rod.speed....@gmail.com> wrote in news:adukm2Fjir7U2From coal that is 300+ million years old? C-14 has a half-life of
> >>> Yes, the coal plant just sends the pollution
> >> I had heard that coal power plants release more radioactivity
> > Yes, but its not true of CO2 particularly.
> Isn't a certain percentage of the C in CO2 still (technically)
about 5730 years; that is over 52 thousand half-lives. My BoE
calculation suggests a reduction to 10^-15000 of the original
concentration. Since that requires vastly more particles than there
is in the universe, I would say the approximate number of C-14
atoms in all of the coal on Earth is zero.
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