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He noticed that trees across the same region, in the same climate, develop rings in the same patterns.
Douglass, with his knack for pattern-recognition, discovered that he could take younger wood with a known date, and then match its rings alongside the pattern of an older sample.
The first modern humans did not evolve in Africa until about 1.8 million years ago.
The time between then and now is just a single tick on the universe's clock.
The Earth and our moon are both more than four-and-a-half billion years old.
Indeed, the "Secret Of The Southwest" was revealed.
An Isotope Called Carbon-14 But alas, pattern-matching in order to date when a tree was cut isn't always possible.
All of this dating information comes together to produce a chronological backdrop for studying past interactions between people and their environment.
"We can use the annual precision of tree rings in combination with carbon-14 to underpin some big questions in terms of the rise and fall of civilizations," says Pearson.
The 18-year space race between the Soviet Union and United States yielded the first moon landing.