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UNIVERSITY PLACE

How Drifting Continents Jumped from Fringe to Core - Ep. 528

  • Aired: 11/23/2010
  • 01:00:45
  • Rating: TV-G
Jim Blair, PhD., Professor Emeritus, Milton College. Dr. Jim Blair discusses the structure of scientific revolutions; how new ideas become adopted by the scientific community. Find out how the idea of drifting continents was transformed from a fringe concept, to become the central core of modern geology.
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