Merltech: So no person before looked at a world map and wondered if all the bits could be jammed together?
SVenus: [many eons ago...] I was taught Petrology as part of my Geology degree by a professor who received a PhD from Johns Hopkins who steadfastly and vehemently denied plate tectonics as it was proposed. He denied the mechanism.Since he made his course exceedingly hard and he was otherwise terribly boring, members of my class would seek to bring up the topic to distract him. It worked. Damn topic triggered the crap out of him.
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