“The Lost Story” –Continent-Sized ‘Fossils’ of Ancient Earth

  Scientists long theorized that separated continents deep in Earth’s mantle came from subducted oceanic plates. But the new study indicates these distinct regions may have been formed from an ancient magma ocean that solidified during the beginning of Earth’s formation and may have survived the massive Moon-creating impact. These ancient, distinct, continent-sized regions of … Continue reading “The Lost Story” –Continent-Sized ‘Fossils’ of Ancient Earth