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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe strange race to track down a missing billion years Zaria Gorvett, BBC News, September 1, 2021 A billion years have vanished from the geological record – and over 152 years after this was first discovered, scientists can't agree on why. Some papers: Peters, S.E. and Gaines, R.R., 2012. Formation of the ‘Great Unconformity’as a trigger for the Cambrian explosion. Nature, 484(7394), pp.363-366. Keller, C.B., Husson, J.M., Mitchell, R.N., Bottke, W.F., Gernon, T.M., Boehnke, P., Bell, E.A., Swanson-Hysell, N.L. and Peters,
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsEarth's mountains disappeared for a billion years, and then life stopped evolving A dead supercontinent may be to blame By Brandon Specktor, Live Science Tang, M., Chu, X., Hao, J. and Shen, B., 2021. Orogenic quiescence in Earth’s middle age. Science, 371(6530), pp.728-731. Yorus, Paul H.