About this book
Featured on the popular BBC TV series "Coast", this accessible narrative tells the history of the earth's past from a single pebble. New in paperback. 'Impressively skilful narrative... Geology has a gifted new popular science writer' "New Scientist"
In this narrative of the Earth's long and dramatic history, Jan Zalasiewicz shows how many events in the Earth's ancient past can be deciphered from a single pebble. He explores how geologists reach deep into the past by forensic analysis of even the tiniest amounts of mineral matter, demonstrating and revealing Earth's extraordinary story.
|Oxford University Press|