With all the spectacular success of recent scientific research, it is perhaps refreshing to examine a field so characterized by failure as this one. Although many speculations have been described as “theories,” there exists today no real theory of the origin of the earth in the sense of a complete logical structure linking together the vast quantity of pertinent observations collected during the last century.
The origin of the Earth
Thornton Page; The origin of the Earth. Physics Today 1 October 1948; 1 (6): 12–24. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066159
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