Posts Tagged: Department of Geography

Life on Mars was possible after last great meteorite impact nearly 4.5 billion years ago

June 24, 2019

A new international study led by Western University shows that Mars’ first ‘real chance’ at developing life started very early, 4.48 billion years ago, when giant, life-inhibiting meteorites stopped striking…

Pacific Ocean’s response to greenhouse gases could extend California drought for centuries

September 16, 2016

Warming forces have caused millennia of dryness in California’s prehistory, and greenhouses gases could do the same. Clues from prehistoric arid periods in California show that today’s increasing greenhouse gas…