Sunday, February 24, 2013

Lost Land Beneath the Waves - ScienceNOW

This is what can be so great about modern science. New discoveries lead to new technology which leads to new instruments that lead to new discoveries. Using a mixture of gravity mapping, mineral analysis and plate movement reconstruction researchers have provided yet more evidence that makes a convincing argument that many islands in the Indian Ocean and some of the sea floor are in fact what's left of an ancient continent.