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You Can Now Search For Addresses Across 750 Million Years Of Earth’s History

You Can Now Search For Addresses Across 750 Million Years Of Earth’s History

My location in Oakville, Ontario (just outside of Toronto) as seen 260 million years ago. Image: Ancient Earth/Ian Webster Ever looked at a picture of the supercontinent Pangea and wondered where your current address would have been 250 million years ago? A new interactive map provides this very service, allowing…

This Atmospheric Time Capsule Could Change Earth’s History

This Atmospheric Time Capsule Could Change Earth’s History

Buried inside ancient grains of rock salt, a team of geologists has discovered traces of a breathable, animal-friendly atmosphere. If confirmed, the finding will push back the rise of oxygen on Earth hundreds of millions of years, raising new questions about the evolution of complex life both here and beyond…