The Age of the Earth
Article first published online: 19 OCT 2006
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 73, Issue 50, page 538, 15 December 1992
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1992), The Age of the Earth, Eos Trans. AGU, 73(50), 538–538, doi:10.1029/91EO00396.(
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Time is the most elusive of fundamental concepts. Yet we are in every sense creatures of time, the progeny of 4.5 billion years of it. Some of us spend our lives trying to understand time. And if that has so far proved impossible, at least in post-Newtonian time we have produced an apparently reliable measure of just how much time has elapsed since planet Earth condensed from the solar whorl.