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February 19, 2019

The world was a very different place in the Cambrian time period, when animals of the Burgess Shale were thriving in tropical oceans. The Cambrian world map looked very different to that of today. The majority of land mass was located in the southern hemisphere and anc...

February 6, 2019

If you have difficulty conceiving of a million years, much less more than four billion, try imagining over 4.5 billion years of geologic time compressed into one year. Each day would represent a little more than 12 million years and the following significant days would...

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