Stirring evolution: How Earth’s ancient sea creatures shaped change

This may have affected the distribution of important resources.

Scientists recovered a 3.7-billion-year-old record of Earth’s magnetic field 

Oldest undisputed evidence of Earth’s magnetic field.

Unveiling Earth’s past through 2.5 billion-year-old Pacific rock samples

Pacific rock samples offer a glimpse of an active Earth 2.5 billion years ago.

Scientists reveal how first cells could have formed on Earth

Understanding how primordial cells emerged during origin of life.

Study suggests that the earth may have once been flat

Did young planets just get smartie-er?

Ancient seafloor vents supplied life-giving minerals into Earth’s early oceans

Study highlights the importance of hydrothermal vents in supplying minerals.

Source rocks of the first real continents uncovered

A missing link in the enigmatic story of how the continents developed.

The rock that creates clouds

Scientists discovered what happens during this process.

Potential origins of life uncovered in ancient hot springs

Research turns to ancient hot springs to explore the origins of life on Earth.

Meteorite analysis: Earth’s building blocks contained water

Study combines meteorite data with thermodynamic modeling.

Ancient bricks unveil the strength of Earth’s ancient magnetic field

Insights into a mysterious anomaly in Earth’s magnetic field 3,000 years ago.

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