The Shifting Surface of Planet Earth
Lecture no. 5 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The history of science is marked by ideas that were before their time. One of the most important was Alfred Wegener’s concept of continental drift, which was revived in the theory of plate tectonics. Explore the role that fossils played in this original grand unifying theory of geology.