Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Geological Timelessness


Earlier this summer, Head and two other geologists convinced the bureaucracy in the geology world that the Quaternary period -- the interval of geological time in which humans evolved to present -- actually started about 800,000 years earlier than originally accepted and written about in geology books.

Yeah! The arcane world of geological philosophy! The discussion probably took place in Hogwarts, with everybody wearing long white beards, and pointy hats.

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