Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on March 6, 1968 · Page 22
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' / 9j f f f THERE GOES OUR FBI MAN INTO THE KITCHEN ASAlN.' NOW THERE'S ONLY FOUR LEFT/ FIG BAA INSPECTOR! HI AND LOIS LITTLE PEOPLE'S PUZZLE 3 CITIZEN COMICS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1968 PAGE 23 OH, DEAR --MY DOLL HAS^) A ISO-DEGREE j ^ 7\~V ( DON'T HAVE A \ V*^ V TEMPERATURE "-«. .jUBTT^x ^ ^rr-r^ ·93M *0l '819 '8 'diiS 'S 'VDINOWHVH 'vmaawn -Z.'TIVS -i--«MMa -QNINMV -6 '3AVD -L '9 'MVS '? '3DOWWVH 'E--ssojuy =Sil3MSNV SHE WAS I /ING- ON THE RADIATOR ALL NIGHT NANCY WIZARD OF ID EACH OTHER.. .^A7£OfJC£AiO/?£ PARTS our? laves M me FOPM or AH OIL TAHK?...,. BRENDA STARR I'M A LITTLE OUT OF SHAPE- I'D BETTER START ILL NEED A LITTLE CASK FROM VOUR WALLET DEAR.--FOR MV SHOPPING ALREADY I'VE LOST I A LITTLE SOMETHING AROUND THE HIPS I'LL START ^ WITH TWENTY PUSH-UPS A DAY BLONDIE MEA^WHILE, IN WAeHINSTON/JJ I CANT BE SURE--BUTT. THINK IT'S one of-me. STEKOIP^/ COULP ONLY SET TT WrrH A POCTOK'5 THOKNE TlN5 WALK KI6HT /N/ MV5DN M155 PUPIN THIS 15 THE FULI FOUNP IN MY HUSBANP SUIT; PK. KM TELL ME WHAT FT 15 ? IT BECOMES \ HOvV CO/WE I CAM BEEF SOUP IF ME HIS THU/WB IN IT BETWEEM YOOR VEETA8UE SOUP AMD "/CUE BEEF ISN'T rl AAUCM DIFFERENCE BEETLE BAILEY LADIES, WE'PE you'pe NOTONI-Y A COT TON-MOUTHED FROM THE BAR THAT REVERSE CARPET-,/ THE PATODNS CAN'T PASSER,BVY--'W= HEAR BIT5Y BEEKMAN, [Tfe YOUP. FAULT/ BROKEN AFTER. ALUTHAT STEVE CANYOU TELL ME WHY! Win a valuable prize. Send your question, name, address and age to TELL ME WHY! care of this paper. The New Book of Knowledge 20-volume encyclopedia for school and home will be awarded for the letter selected. In the case of duplicate questions, the author of "Tell Me Why!" will select the winner. Today's winner is: TRUDY BERNARD, H Lee Hall, Va. How Old Is The Earth? In trying to find out things about the earth, its age, how it was formed, we have to use phrases like "scientists think" or "scientists believe." B u t when it comes to certain things, we can say "scientists know." One of the things scientists know is that radioactive atoms in the earth's rocks break down at a steady rate. So these atoms are like "clocks" that tell how much time has passed since the rocks were formed. Now, certain very old rocks have been found in West and South Africa. Scientists know these rocks are about 3 billion years old. But that's not all. These are sedimentary rocks, which means they were formed long after the earth's crust formed. Therefore the earth must be even older than these rocks. One more clue about the earth's age. Scientists think (that word again!) that meteorites were formed at the same time as the earth. By using the radioactive "clock," scientists have found the age of certain meteorites to be 4.5 billion years old. So this is considered to be the "probable" age of the earth. Of course, if we knew exactly how the earth began, that would be a big help in determining its age. But all we have on that subject are "hypotheses," or theories and ideas. The one that is called the dust-cloud hypothesis. According to this theory, about 6 billion years ago a huge cloud made up of very large amounts of dust and gas began to condense. Gravitation pulled the gas and dust particles together. As the dust cloud condensed, it began to spin. It also flattened out and became shaped like a pancake. The slow spinning center condensed to make the sun. The outer " parts broke up into smaller swirls and these condensed separately to make the planets. One of these was the earth. It went through many changes over billions of years to become the earth we live on today. + * * FUN TIME The Riddle Box 1. What makes more noise than a cat stuck hi a tree? 2. What is the best way to make a fire with two sticks? 3. When can a net hold water? Answers 3. Two cats stuck in a tree 2. Make sure one is a match. 3. When the water turns to ice. Win a New Book of Knowledge for writing -about -"How I Feel Abont Homework" What are your ideas about homework? 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