Age of Earth estimated (27 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


Lord Kelvin (1824-1907) attempts to find the age of the Earth by examining its cooling time and estimates that the Earth is between 20-400 million years old.

Editors. "Age of Earth estimated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[, accessed 22 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. Victorian Scientific Thought and Applications