Category Archives: past worlds

Earth’s forgotten youth – and beyond

A new attempt to map out the events of early earth history.
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Categories: deep time, geology, paper reviews, past worlds

Neoproterozoic signs of life

Whilst the the dawn of the Cambrian clearly marked the diversification of mobile, active animals and biomineralisers, the story of their first origins appear to have begun much earlier.
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Categories: fossils, geology, paper reviews, past worlds, Proterozoic

11 terranes amalgamating

On the 11th day of Christmas my true love sent to me…
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Categories: geology, Palaeozoic, past worlds, tectonics

The amazing disappearing asymmetric magnetic reversals

Weird field behaviour in the Neoproterozoic vanishes when you add more data to the mix.
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Categories: geology, geophysics, palaeomagic, past worlds, Proterozoic

Lots of oxygen on the Archean Earth?

New evidence for the early evolution of photosynthesis: was the early Earth really as oxygen-free as we think it was?
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Categories: Archean, geochemistry, geology, paper reviews, past worlds, rocks & minerals