Not Written in Stone

Plate tectonics at 50

The Plate tectonic paradigm – “the unifying theory of geology” – has just turned 50. In 2017, the Geological Society of London’s William Smith Meeting celebrated this historical occasion, perhaps with a touch of self-congratulation, but with little discussion of alternative ideas.

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Plate Tectonics
Very well written. Plate Tectonics is both grand and simple with which we fell in love. Miall and Miall (2001) writes, "........ our original goals and assumptions result in certain facts being discovered rather than others." Thanks
4/20/2018 5:54:22 AM

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