Professional banishment? For fronting facts? No, this isn’t the usual story …
|March 9, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News, Science|
From “Mystery of the Super Flood” (CBC, March 7, 2012), we learn,
One of the Earth’s strangest geological riddles is the evidence for a huge catastrophe that struck eastern Washington State thousands of years ago. It took scientists decades to figure out that a colossal flood had carved out bizarre landscape features strewn across thousands of square miles. Mystery of the Super Flood, gets to the bottom of what created this compelling detective story.
Mystery of the Super Flood features a dogged geologist sticking to his bold theory for decades despite virtual professional banishment. Eventually, other geologists joined his cause and filled in the intricate details, which is recreated in stunning computer animation to show what may be one of the most spectacular series of events ever to occur on our planet.
The key word here is “eventually.” Eventually, facts matter.