One October afternoon in 1965, I was playing cards with a group of American Peace Corps Volunteers in Medellin, Colombia. I was back in town for a short break from fieldwork in the central Andes. Skimming a copy of Time magazine in the Volunteers’ apartment, I learned of the recent death of the eminent British geologist Arthur Holmes at the age of 75, perchance on my 30th birthday. Later that afternoon, on my way to supper, I stopped by the Post Office to find a small but heavy package. It contained the new and fully revised 2nd edition of Holmes’s...
The Dating Game (One Man’s Search for the Age of the Earth).: By Cherry Lewis. Cambridge University Press, 2000, ix + 253 pages. US$25, ISBN 0–521–79051–4.
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Tomas Feininger; The Dating Game (One Man’s Search for the Age of the Earth).: By Cherry Lewis. Cambridge University Press, 2000, ix + 253 pages. US$25, ISBN 0–521–79051–4.. The Canadian Mineralogist ; 40 (3): 993–994. doi: https://doi.org/10.2113/gscanmin.40.3.993
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