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A truly scientific hypothesis must be predictive, testable, and any experimental result should be repeatable.
In looking at the sequence of events that I propose happened on the second day of creation there are three hypotheses that can be made, all of which are testable because they are predictive in nature. 1,126 more words
“When did the Anthropocene begin? A mid-twentieth century boundary level is stratigraphically optimal”
Zalasiewicz, J., et al., 2015. Quaternary International, 383, pp. 196-203.
We evaluate the boundary of the Anthropocene geological time interval as an epoch, since it is useful to have a consistent temporal definition for this increasingly used unit, whether the presently informal term is eventually formalized or not. 1,942 more words
Ever since seventeenth-century Danish scientist Nicholas Steno first came up with the idea that rock formations were stratified into horizontal layers according to the periods of time they were laid upon one another, geologists have attempted to discern the different geological time scales of the earth. 564 more words