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Hadean Eon

All Life on Earth is Made up of the Same 20 Amino Acids. Scientist Now Think They Know Why

A new study has shown that the building blocks of life (amino acids) may have come together more easily than…

10 months ago

One of the Oldest Earth Rocks Turned up on the Moon, of all Places

A recent study has determined that the oldest sample of Earth rock ever discovered (~4 billion years old) was actually…

1 year ago

Early Earth Was Almost Entirely Underwater, With Just A Few Islands

Ancient grains of the mineral zircon help researchers paint a picture of Earth in the Hadean Eon, and that picture…

3 years ago

Newly Found Ancient Fossils Show Possibilities For Finding Martian Life

Fossils discovered in Greenland - which are 3.7 billion years old - are the oldest evidence of life on Earth…

4 years ago

Solar System History: How Was the Earth Formed?

Just how did the Earth -- our home and the place where life as we know it evolved -- come…

5 years ago

Earth May Have Lost Some Primoridial Atmosphere to Meteors

During the Hadean Eon, some 4.5 billion years ago, the world was a much different place than it is today.…

6 years ago