“The” Dating Game: One Man's Searching for the Age of the Earth
How old is the Earth? At the end of the 19th century, geologists, biologists, physicists and astronomers were all looking for a clock that would provide an answer to this greatest Time question of all. Here is the story of one man's vision in developing a geological time scale that would finally lead to an accurate date for the Age of the Earth. 21 halftones. Graphs & diagrams.
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Review: The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the EarthUser Review - Bill Groves - Goodreads
Arthur Holmes was an outstanding geologist Read full review
Review: The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the EarthUser Review - David Medcalf - Goodreads
A fascinating book which poses, and tries to answer, a lot of questions about the thoughts, ideas and processes involved in a highly technical field. It held my attention, but I wouldn't like to sit a ... Read full review