Large concentrations of sulfites and bisulfites in shallow lakes may have set the stage for Earth’s first biological molecules CAMBRIDGE, MASS.–Around 4 billion years ago, Earth was an inhospitable place, devoid of oxygen, bursting with volcanic eruptions, and bombarded by asteroids, with no signs of
Higher mantle temperatures caused subducting tectonic plates to sink much further than they do today BY JENNIFER CHU, MIT NEWS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Plate tectonics has shaped the Earth’s surface for billions of years: Continents and oceanic crust have pushed and pulled on each other, continually
“Of roughly 50 near-Earth size habitable zone candidates detected by Kepler, more than 30 have been verified,” NASA said Here’s good news from NASA. The US space agency revealed Monday that there’re possibilities of life in 10 new planets which have the size of earth.