December 3, 2012 4:56 AM

Commentary: The dangers of science denial

The Grand Canyon might be older than we thought – a lot older. Contrarian scientists have posited a new theory that the canyon is not just 6 million years old, as the consensus now stands, but actually about 70 million years old. That would mean the Grand Canyon was a giant hole in the ground while T-Rex still roamed the Earth.

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