• Earth scientists use what they know about Earth in the present to figure out what happened in the past.
  • Rocks formed from volcanoes, oceans, rivers, and many other features are deciphered by looking at the geological work those features do today.
  • The present is the key to the past, according to James Hutton in the late 1700s.
  • The La Brea Tar Pits contain a massive collection on animals.
  • But how did all these animals die, and how did they get there?
  • In this video by Science Friday, researchers explain how these processes occurred and what they tell us about Los Angeles.
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