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carbon-12

[′kär·bən ′twelv]
(nuclear physics)
A stable isotope of carbon with mass number of 12, forming about 98.9% of natural carbon; used as the basis of the newer scale of atomic masses, having an atomic mass of exactly 12u (relative nuclidic mass unit) by definition.
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Carbon 12 is part of a night also featuring a score by Alexander Nevsky on Thursday with other WNO productions of Aida, Hansel and Gretel and An Evening With Rossini playing at the venue between Tuesday and Saturday.
When microbes degrade contaminants, they prefer the lighter isotope carbon 12 over the heavier isotope carbon 13.
Graffiti art, digital media, and choral singing are among the mediums used to draw in a new audience - from travellers to surfers, to a group of women from Merthyr who came together to form a community choir for WNO's recent choral symphony Carbon 12.
Carbon 12 spans centuries of history in just 50 minutes and receives its first performance at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay.
As the highest resolution mass spectrometer ever flown, ROSINA will measure the isotopes Carbon 12 and Carbon 13, which differ by a single neutron.
The exhibition runs from the 10 September - 1 November at Carbon 12.
The BreathID System is a breath test platform capable of analyzing parts-per-million changes in carbon 13 and carbon 12 ratios in a patient's breath.
They both vocally and dramatically interact with the massed voices of the WNO Chorus, Risca Male Choir and the Carbon 12 Ladies Community Choir that form the mining community in this tale.
Carbon 12, the vemiculite-based project, will create approximately 500 mixed skill jobs and the power tool project is expected to create 100.
The exhibition runs until September 15 at Carbon 12, Warehouse D37, Al Serkar Avenue, Dubai.
The Carbon 12 to Carbon 13 ratio in a comet tells us about the material that was present in the dense interstellar medium that formed our Sun.