Man Who Found Time, The: James Hutton and the Discovery of the Earth's Antiquity

Repcheck, Jack

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Éditeur
Basic Books
Pages
256
Parution
juin 2009
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
210 × 140 × 16 cm
EAN
9780465013371
  • Résumé

James Hutton proved that the earth was likely millions of years old, rather than the six thousand calculated by the bible, and that it was continuously shaped and re-shaped by myriad everyday forces rather than any single cataclysmic event. This book tells the remarkable story of this Scottish gentleman farmer.
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