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Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar
"How Drifting Continents Jumped From Fringe to Core"
Date: Tuesday, November 23rd
Time: 12:05 pm
Place: 4274 Chamberlin Hall
Speaker: Jim Blair, Milton College, Emeritus
Abstract: How Continental Drift became Plate Tectonics and was elevated from a fringe idea in the company of Atlantis, ancient aliens & flying saucers, to become the Fundamental Core of Geology in the company of Evolution, Quantum Mechanics, Relativity, and the Big Bang.

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.

How I celebrated the Paradigm Shift.

How Uniformitarianism was ambushed by an asteroid and Punctuated Equilibrium.
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