Scientists uncover insights into the formation of Earth’s oldest continental crust

Scientists uncover insights into the formation of Earth’s oldest continental crust

Addressing fundamental unknowns about the earliest history of Earth's crust, scientists have precisely dated the world's oldest rock unit at 4.02 billion years old. The findings suggest that early Earth was largely covered with an oceanic crust-like surface. (University of Alberta) Read more at sciencedaily.com

2016-09-20 11:02