Several billion-year-old rocks tell the story of the planet’s transition from alien landscape to one of continents, oceans, and ultimately life — ScienceDaily

A new study from scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and the University of Chicago sheds light on a hotly contested debate in Earth sciences: when did plate subduction begin? According to findings published Dec. 9 in the journal Science Advances, this process could have started 3.75 billion years ago, reshaping […]