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Plate Tectonics: The Scientist Behind the Theory

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Some of the most influential theories began as seemingly implausible notions. This is not to say that the scientific community embraces every new idea ...

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A Science Odyssey: Short Trips "I Feel the Earth Move"


Adapted from A Science Odyssey: Short Trips "I Feel the Earth Move". Based on the Original Series A Science Odyssey with Charles Osgood produced by WGBH/Boston. Still images courtesy of Ulrich Wutzke and Colin Billington. Stock footage courtesy of BBC, Department of Defense, Bundesfilmarchiv/Transit Film GmbH, and NASA. Animation courtesy of Salvatore Raciti and Kingpin Productions.

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