One thing that I have learned about scientist, is that they use their knowledge to persuade more so than make true studies. As far as I am concerened, you have scholars arguing for and against the notion of a world flood. Both claiming that they have the evidence to support their claims.
Anyway here is evidence supporting the great world wide flood. I found it interesting.
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