Dancing Continents

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Science  30 Nov 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5855, pp. 1385
DOI: 10.1126/science.1151202

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Supercontinent. Ten Billion Years in the Life of Our Planet. By Ted Nield. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2007. 304 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9780674026599. Granta Books, London, 2007. £18.99. ISBN 9781862079434.

Writing for a broad, popular audience, the author offers an account of the assembly and destruction of supercontinents as well as the development of our understanding of such tectonics.