plate tectonics

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…

Astronomers: Super-Earths Have Oceans And Continents, Just Like Earth

Astronomers: Super-Earths Have Oceans And Continents, Just Like Earth

A pair of Chicago-based astronomers have some good news for you alien-hunters out there. Despite previous assumptions, geophysics tell us that large Earth-like exoplanets (a.k.a. super-Earths) likely have both oceans and exposed continents. That means more Earth-like climates too.