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Idaho’s oldest rocks are more than 2.6 billion years old and contain a record of all the events that transpired during that vast period of geologic time.
In subduction, one large section of the earth — a plate — slides slowly under another, as the earth’s surface recycles itself over geologic time.
Scientists who work at the scale of geologic time tend to think about life’s leftovers—hollow shells, bits of bone, shed leaves—not as detritus but as potential future fossils.
Yet in its brief sojourn on the screen, A Ghost Story moves through centuries of geologic time and into the deepest recesses of the human heart.
The crown ruled over this bit of Africa for only 60-some years—the width of an eyelash, really, in the canyon of geologic time—and yet here sits Cholmondeley, his long shadow tracing the veranda.
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