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The Earth: An Intimate History

Richard Fortey The palaeontologist introduces his magisterial history of our planet's last four billion years.

Think of Earth as a recycling system, forever turning granite into clay and sand, ocean mud into marble, gathering gold in veins and silver into seams. The Earth is the greatest show on earth (The Guardian).

Illustrated Lecture.


Professor Richard Fortey | talks


Date and Time:

28 May 2004 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



The Guardian Hay Festival
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