The passage suggests which of the following about tectonic theory? A. It has led scientists to overlook an important contribution to classical geologists from Newton. B. It has been more successful than was classical geology in accounting for heat loss from Earth's core. C. It is based on premise about Earth's processes discerned in Newton's thought. D. It has correctly explained the effects of extraterrestrial impactors on Earth's surface. E. It corrects a fundamental flaw in classical geology.