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Solar superflares may have gotten life started on early Earth

Solar superflares may have gotten life started on early Earth There was no life at that time, and yet it seems that it was a sudden, violent influx of energy that may have gotten it started.Evidence about the atmospheric composition of the early Earth shows that the much-maligned greenhouse effect might deserve the credit.

Check out Google Earth’s amazing new satellite imagery from Landsat 8

Check out Google Earth’s amazing new satellite imagery from Landsat 8 Earlier this week, Google announced that it upgraded the satellite imagery on Google Maps and Google Earth with data collected from Landsat 8.If you want to experience the new imagery yourself, simply load up Google Earth or Google Maps on your platform of choice.

Earth’s poles may once have been far from the ‘ends’ of the Earth

Earth’s poles may once have been far from the ‘ends’ of the Earth After all, the most famous poles by far are the North and the South poles of the Earth, which are oriented at opposite ends of a slightly elongated sphere.These locations are by far the most noticeable things about the planetary poles — but it’s not what defines them.

Technomancer – Find Earth Complete Location Guide -

Technomancer – Find Earth Complete Location Guide - This post contains all the information and guide about how to find earth in the Technomancer video game.Soon after finishing the primary fundamental quest, the Grand Master will request that you take a Detour on your approach to Captain Eliza to explore about a few traders.

Billion-year-old air has five times more oxygen than expected

Billion-year-old air has five times more oxygen than expected Scientists have, for the first time, been able to directly analyze the atmosphere of Earth from nearly a billion years ago.A team of Canadian researchers developed a technique to recover microscopic pockets of air from ancient salt crystals, and they reveal Earth had a lot more oxygen than we thought in those days.

Study of distant Iris Nebula yields clues to the origin of life on Earth

Study of distant Iris Nebula yields clues to the origin of life on Earth NASA has announced new finding from the Iris Nebula they think could shed light on the origin of life.Its findings help strengthen the idea that life on Earth could have been kickstarted by the arrival of material from space, and could help scientists understand how the first units of life got their start.

The giant impact that created the Moon also seeded Earth with life-giving carbon

The giant impact that created the Moon also seeded Earth with life-giving carbon The story goes like this: About four and a half billion years ago, the Earth first settled together into a planet.According to the giant impact hypothesis, that massive body was Theia, and the impact sent a bolus of mashed-together molten planet sloshing into space, where it coalesced into the Moon.