The Age of the Earth

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IN NATURE of May 6, Mr. C. E. Stromeyer states that two conclusions in my letter published in your issue of April 22 are not correct; he claims, first, that the amount of energy lost by the earth is not compensated by the heat received from the sun; secondly, that meteoric bombardment of the sun has been left out of account as a source of energy.

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LINDEMANN, F. The Age of the Earth. Nature 95, 372 (1915) doi:10.1038/095372b0

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