Cowardly lions confound cooperation theory

  title={Cowardly lions confound cooperation theory},
  author={Virginia Morell},
  pages={1216 - 1217}
  • V. Morell
  • Published 1 September 1995
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Science
was moving perpendicular to the plate's motion instead-diverging at about the midpoint of the South American coast and flowing to the north and south. To explain this odd flow pattern, Silver and Russo invoked South America's westward movement of 3.5 centimeters a year. As the curtain of descending oceanic plate retreats westward before the advancing continent, they and others have noted, it shrinks the space for mantle rock beneath it. The resulting excess mantle, Russo and Silver argued… 
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