Plate Tectonics: New Findings Fill Out 50-Year-Old Theory That Explains Earth’s Landmasses

Satellite image of California’s San Andreas fault, where two continental plates come together. NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team By Dr. Phil Heron / 07.04.2016 Postdoctoral Fellow in Geodynamics University of Toronto Fifty years ago, there was a seismic shift away from the longstanding belief that Earth’s continents were permanently stationary. In 1966, J. Tuzo[…]