Quick Links: Solution to today's crossword in the New York Times Solution to today's SYNDICATED New York Times crossword in all other publications Solution to today's New York Times crossword found online at the Seattle Times website Jump to a complete list of today's clues and answers CROSSWORD CONSTRUCTOR: Stu Ockman THEME: None BILL BUTLER’S COMPLETION TIME: Did not finish! Bean was the fourth man to walk on the moon, roaming the moon’s surface with Pete Conrad as part of the Apollo 12 mission. ANSWERS I MISSED: Several, all in the bottom-right 10. Bean resigned from NASA in 1981 and turned to painting. Annual event covering about 1,000 miles : IDITAROD 41. (Earlier in the day he had said that kangaroos once lived in the middle east, since Noah took 2 of every kind of animal on the ark.) He said he did not have a good answer for that question, except to say that the animals must have migrated to the climates best suited to them. Since my work is designed to defend the historical truth of the Bible against charges that what it reports as history is in fact fiction, I have not had much cause to talk about the ice-ages so far.Scientists use a technique called radiometric dating to estimate the ages of rocks, fossils, and the earth.
Recall that atoms are the basic building blocks of matter.
Without trying to decide whether the received view is correct, or whether the anomalous evidence is worth considering (which is, after all, a job for specialists), we will follow the story of what happened to the scientists involved, and draw conclusions about what can and cannot be expected from science as a real human institution.
In particular, we will argue that, in periods of instability in science (revolution, if you like), it is in the very nature of science to treat anomalous evidence with hostility and suspicion, even when there is little evidential reason to suspect it.
In this study, we examine in detail a particular case of anomalous evidence meeting received view.
In this case, the received view is a theory about human origins in the Americas, and the anomaly is a site in Mexico, the age of which is apparently in conflict with that received theory.