Lecture: The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the Earth

Speaker: Dr. Cherry Lewis, University of Bristol

Entry Fee

Members: Free

Visitors: £5.00

Date and Time

19:00 -

Location

Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN


Lecture Description

The talk will reveal the extraordinary controversy over the age of the Earth and how the clock that tells geological time was eventually discovered. These scientific threads will be entertainingly woven around the biography of Arthur Holmes, the man who discovered geological time and one of science’s great unsung heroes.



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