[LMB] Betan Earthquake preparedness

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Fri Apr 22 21:54:13 BST 2016


On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 11:28:38AM +0100, Marc Wilson wrote:

> It's interesting to me that plate tectonics has gone from "lunatic
> fringe idea" to almost "household word" within a human lifespan, though
> sadly Wegener did not live to see his vindication.

Wegener's fringe idea was continental drift.  Plate tectonics is the
mechanism that was later developed to explain drift, once geologists
were convinced drift was happening, and has never been a lunatic fringe
idea.

-xx- Damien X-) 


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