Age of Earth estimated

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Historical Context Note


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.

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Citation:
Editors. "Age of Earth estimated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6324, accessed 01 September 2015.]


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  1. Victorian Scientific Thought and Applications