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Best of It's Okay To Be Smart! S1 • E5

100,000,000 Years From Now

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Published on Feb 8, 2016

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A great book on this subject:
The Earth After Us: What Legacy Will Humans Leave in the Rocks? by Jan Zalasiewicz
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Sources:
Waters, Colin N., et al. "The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene." Science 351.6269 (2016): aad2622.

Steffen, Will, et al. "The Anthropocene: conceptual and historical perspectives." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 369.1938 (2011): 842-867.

Zalasiewicz, Jan, et al. "The technofossil record of humans." The Anthropocene Review (2014): 2053019613514953.


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