Geology throwdown: The whisper of the rocks

Raymond Chen

The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is a serious scientific journal, whose published papers undergo rigorous peer review.

This week’s issue shows that this doesn’t mean that the titles can’t be snarky.

Letters (Online Only)
Listen to the whisper of the rocks, telling their ancient story
Paul J. Hearty and Blair R. Tormey
PNAS March 27, 2018. 115 (13) E2902-E2903; published ahead of print March 9, 2018

Reply to Hearty and Tormey: Use the scientific method to test geologic hypotheses, because rocks do not whisper
Alessio Rovere, Elisa Casella, Daniel L. Harris, Thomas Lorscheid, Napayalage A. K. Nandasena, Blake Dyer, Michael R. Sandstrom, Paolo Stocchi, William J. D’Andrea and Maureen E. Raymo
PNAS March 27, 2018. 115 (13) E2904-E2905; published ahead of print March 9, 2018


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