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Jewel319 asks:
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What theory explains how the plates on Earth's surface move and change Earth?

In Topics: Science fair
> 60 days ago

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Sep 20, 2012
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Well now, that would be the theory of plate tectonics, which evolved from Alfred Wegener's hypothesis of continental drift. The theory had attained overwhelming acceptance by the scientific community by the 1970s.
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