Re: Dating Adam

Paul Arveson (
Wed, 22 May 96 17:58:01 EDT

In message <> Gene Godbold writes:
> Hi,
> I think Mr. Morton's date for Adam is *5.5* million years ago,
> corresponding to the filling of the Mediterranean basin about which there
> can be little flexibility in terms of time. I think this is Mr. Fischer's
> chief objection to his theory.
> Gene Godbold
> Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics
> University of NC-Chapel Hill

Oops. Thanks, Gene. This date goes way back before Lucy, then. It's so far
back that we are unlikely to have a lot of data one way or the other.

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