The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks explores some of the discoveries which changed the science of geology forever, and how they came about.
What does this book cover?
The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks: Tales of Important Geological Puzzles and the People Who Solved is a deep look at how some of the most remarkable discoveries in the science of geology happened. However, it looks at more than the discoveries – it explores the lives of the people who made them possible.
The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks explores discoveries like:
About the Author
Donald R Prothero is the author of books like The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution and Bringing Fossils to Life: An Introduction to Paleobiology. He teaches at the California State Polytechnic University and is a research associate at the Natural History Museum.
The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks tells the stories of the people who have made geology what it is today.