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Brief History, Destructive Impact: Geologists Debate 'Human Epoch'


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Brief History, Destructive Impact: Geologists Debate 'Human Epoch'

Steve Connor

Biologists have their principles of evolution, physicists have their laws of thermodynamics and chemists have their periodic table.
For geologists, perhaps the most hallowed reference source is the
Geological Time Scale, a complex timeline depicting the entire history
of the Earth as a series of distinct periods, epochs and ages, from the
birth of the planet 4.7 billion years ago to the present day.