Inaccurate science in Armageddon movie MIEExpert Daniela Bunea

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Inaccurate science in Armageddon movie MIEExpert Daniela Bunea

Inaccurate science in Armageddon movie MIEExpert Daniela Bunea

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At the time the last dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the continents on our planet

At the time the last dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the continents on our planet didn’t look like today’s. There has always been a continental drift. 3

Looking at a globe reveals coincidences that are difficult to ignore. The Eastern coast

Looking at a globe reveals coincidences that are difficult to ignore. The Eastern coast of South America seems to fit perfectly, almost like a puzzle, into the Western coast of Africa. At the same time, North America can be rotated slightly and made to fit comfortably next to Europe. 4

Plate Tectonics 5

Plate Tectonics 5

Continental drift It is thus clear that at some point many millions of years

Continental drift It is thus clear that at some point many millions of years ago the continents must have been in fact connected. Scientists now believe that about 250 million years ago, a supercontinent known as Pangea existed. It was made up of all the continents on Earth. Over time, these continents have broken apart and slowly drifted away from one another. 6

About 65 million years ago: 7

About 65 million years ago: 7

The continental drift continues today, so the form the Earth takes today is not

The continental drift continues today, so the form the Earth takes today is not by any means the final shape of our Earth. 8

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Sources: http: //cache. eb. com/new-multimedia/mp 4/condft 004. mp 4 https: //en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Pangaea http: //www. kidsgeo. com/geology-for-kids/0042 -panaea. php http: //science. nasa. gov/science-news/science-atnasa/2000/ast 06 oct_1/ http: //www. scotese. com/K/t. htm https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=N 3 nyn_y. ZQ 98 9