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Plate tectonics controls pretty much the fact that life exists on Earth.The New Historian of the Smash That Made the Himalayas|Robin George Andrews|April 14, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Several scientists have argued that plate tectonics has operated since at least 4 billion years ago.
This shows that plate tectonics isn’t a prerequisite for life at its most basic level.
“What exactly plate tectonics is isn’t an answered question,” Fu says.How the Earth-shaking theory of plate tectonics was born|Carolyn Gramling|January 13, 2021|Science News
South of Silicon Valley, an entire town is being deformed, slowly, by plate tectonics.
Only in the 1960s, with the theory of plate tectonics, did a convincing solution finally emerge.The Origins of Islam: Tom Holland Explains New Book ‘In the Shadow of the Sword’|Tom Holland|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST