Queen's University Belfast - Doomsday clock

July 23, 2009

A £6.7 million research centre focusing on environmental change has been opened at Queen's University Belfast. The Centre for Climate, the Environment and Chronology features expensive chronological tools, including a £1 million accelerator mass spectrometer, which can gauge climate change, assist in forensic investigations, identify sources of pollution and carbon-date material up to 55,000 years old.

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