Life in a Giddy World
A Giddy World

Plate Tectonics

  • Ian Giddy leads a visual tour of our planet's shifting topography, and the forces that drive it.
  • Plate tectonics, like Darwin's theory of natural selection, is one of those unifying theories that suddenly allows a whole lot of disparate findings to make sense. Confusing data on geological formations, fossil findings, the distribution of living plants and animals, the composition of the ocean floors, tsunamis, Hawaii and Iceland and Staten Island: all clarified.


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