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Precambrian Slowdown in Earth’s Rotation Could Have Affected the Oxygen Content of the Atmosphere
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsA Slowdown in Earth’s Rotation Could Have Affected the Oxygen Content of the Atmosphere Max Planck Institute, August 2, 2021 The open access paper is: Klatt, J.M., Chennu, A., Arbic, B.K. et al., 2021 Possible link between Earth’s rotation rate and oxygenation. 2 August 2021, Nature Geoscience. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-021-00784-3 A fascinating talk about variations in tides and non-uniform rates of change in Earth's rotation is: A journey through tides in Earth's History Mattias Green, Seds Online, Oct 22, 2000
Re-Os Dates Indicate that Photosynthesis Started about 1.25 Ga
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsWorld’s oldest algae fossils date back 1 billion years, says new research, Intelligencer, December 24, 2017 https://www.mcgill.ca/channels/channels/news/origins-photosynthesis-plants-dated-125-billion-years-ago-283492 https://www.lintelligencer.com/worlds-oldest-algae-fossils-date-back-1-billion-years-says-new-research-419-2017/ First photosynthesis took place 1.25 billion years ago: Study Economic times, Dec 24, 2017 https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/science/first-photosynthesis-took-place-1-25-billion-years-ago-study/articleshow/62231708.cms