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Could Changes In The Earth’s Crust Have Caused The Emergence Of Modern Life?

How Earth’s atmosphere filled with oxygen has remained a mystery for millennia but now it seems the answer has been found in ancient crustal rock. Early Earth’s atmosphere and oceans were devoid of free oxygen, even though tiny cyanobacteria were producing the gas as a byproduct of photosynthesis. Free oxygen is oxygen that is not […]

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The Rainbow Mountain Of Peru

The Ausangate Mountain of the Peruvian Andes also known as the rainbow mountain is one of the most breathtaking geological features in the world. The mountain is awash with colours from red to turquoise to green to gold and is even thought to be holy. To local citizens who bring offerings to the geological wonder […]

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How Satellite Images Could Be Used To Predict Volcanic Eruptions

Scientists are now looking to satellites to monitor volcanoes all over the globe and even predict volcanic eruptions. There are around 1500 active volcanoes currently on earth but only 100 volcano observatories, many of volcanoes are not monitored because they either: haven’t erupted in some time, they’re in developing areas of the world or even […]

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