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Subdivision of the Triassic according to the ICS, as of 2021

Podcast Episode 84 l When it rained for two million years: Carnian Pluvial Event

Podcast Episode 84 is on When it rained for two million years, known as the Carnian Pluvial Event

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The Carnian Pluvial Event

The Carnian Pluvial Event - A 2-Million-Year Period of Rain that Shaped Earth's History and may have facilitated the rise of the dinosaurs.

Reconstruction of Perucetus colossus in its coastal habitat. A whale-like creature is swimming in the ocean.

New Fossil Whale Challenges Record as Heaviest Animal in History

Scientists have unveiled a new species of early whale that could potentially hold the title as the heaviest animal to have ever lived. Found in Peru, the fossils of this ancient cetacean, named Peruce...

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Earth’s population could start falling after 2050

Earth's population could start falling after 2050 according to a new report that says that it will peak at 9 billion. Equal distribution of resources is key for people to escape extreme poverty.

The geology of Earth's Southern Hemisphere has bee mapped in extremely high-resolution by scientists. It reveals a previously undiscovered ancient ocean floor 2,900 km (1,800 miles) below the surface that may wrap around the core. Seismic waves from earthquakes in the southern hemisphere were used to sample the structure along the Earth's core-mantle boundary. Image: Edward Garnero and Mingming Li/Arizona State University

An ancient ocean floor is wrapped around the Earth’s core

The geology of Earth’s Southern Hemisphere has bee mapped in extremely high-resolution by scientists. It reveals a previously undiscovered ancient ocean floor 2,900 km (1,800 miles) below the su...

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Video Episode 21 | Earth’s Mass Extinctions

Earth's mass extinctions were Ordovician, Devonian, Permian, Triassic & Cretaceous which killed the dinosaurs. Now we are on to the 6th one called the Holocene.

Earth by Junocam October 2013 during gravity assist flyby. 360 on History

Our planet just just had its shortest day

Our planet just just had its shortest day. It was in June 2022 and was the shortest since accurate daily measurements using atomic clocks began in the 1960s.

Giant's Causeway Northern Ireland

Where giants walked – Giant’s Causeway Northern Ireland l Video

New video Where giants walked, on the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland. Huge basalt column's in the northern coast, created by volcanic activity.

Photo of erupting volcano by USGS on Unsplash. Great Dying

The 250 Million Year Old Great Dying May Have Had Many Causes

The 250 Million Year Old Great Dying May Have Had Many Causes. Volcanic eruptions in South China may have added more carbon dioxide resulting in extinction.

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