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Geological age plays the same part in our views of the duration of the universe as the Earth's orbital radius does in our views of the immensity of space. ---->>>

That the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent sights in Nature, all admit. ---->>>

The sediments of the past are many miles in collective thickness: yet the feeble silt of the rivers built them all from base to summit. ---->>>

We live in an epoch of denudation. ---->>>

All great results in our universe are founded in motions and forces the most minute. ---->>>

Biography

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Name: John Joly
Nationality: Irish
Born: November 1, 1857
Birthplace:
Die: 12-08, 1933
Occupation: Scientist
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John Joly FRS (1 November 1857 – 8 December 1933) was an Irish physicist, famous for his development of radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer. He is also known for developing techniques to accurately estimate the age of a geological period, based on radioactive elements present in minerals. (wikipedia)