No thanks to the new science thing
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It often seems a parade of researchers are trying to foist new things I dont want on me: a new organ, a new planet, a new dwarf planet, a new continent.
I would like to respectfully decline. No, thank you, I have quite enough continents already.
A group of scientists is currently arguing in favor of a new continent in GSA Today. Heres the deal on the new continent, which is not a new continent: its underwater, and its not new. Not only is it about 100 million years old, these researchers have been fighting for it to be recognized as a continent for a decade. They are going to have to keep fighting, because theres no international body that designates what is and is not a…