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Timeline; 1947

Willard Frank Libby reasoned that Carbon-14 absorption by plants would stop when the plant died, and that by measuring the Carbon-12 to Carbon-14 Ratio you could accurately determine the age of any organic material up to 45,000 years old. He won a Nobel Prize for this in 1960.

Singapore Airlines was founded this year.

We know of some books and movies published this year.