Mars Message in a Bottle –“Earth’s Future”

Mars 2020 Landing Site Jezero Crater

 

A series of missions will set a new bar for humankind’s technological achievements as NASA and ESA aim to bring  samples back from Mars Jezero Crater that once held a lake and contains an ancient preserved river delta. The rocks in the area will have preserved information about the Red Planet’s long and diverse geologic history and its stark, dramatic climate change through the eons.

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“Deep Life” — Scientists Identify a Signal That Survived the Fiery Evolution of Early Earth

Blue Whale

 

“The evolution of the planet and the life on it are intertwined. We can’t understand one without understanding the other,” says Caltech assistant professor of geology Claire Bucholz about a new study that provides fresh evidence for just how deep—literally—the strong connection is between the geology of Earth and the ocean life that flourishes on it.

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“Ancient Buried Mountains” –Massive 1994 Bolivian Earthquake Reveals Earth’s Deep Secrets

 

Bolivia's 1994 Earthquake

 

Topography more dramatic than the Rocky Mountains has been discovered at the 660-kilometer boundary deep in our planet’s interior, report Princeton University geophysicists Jessica Irving and Wenbo Wu.

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Origin of Earth’s H2O –“Billions of Tons of Water-Packed Asteroids”

Earth's Oceans

 

“Our calculations indicate that, coinciding with the so-called ‘Heavy Bombardment’ produced by the gravitational destabilization of the main asteroid belt, billions of tons of carbonaceous chondrites reached Earth about 3.8 billion years ago. And they did it transporting in their fine matrices water and other volatile elements in form of hydrated minerals”, says Josep M. Trigo-Rodríguez at the Institute of Space Sciences.

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“Swallowed Earth’s Oceans” –The 600-Million-Year Supercontinent Cycle

Earth's Oceans

 

“In the past 30 years, researchers have discovered that Pangea-like supercontinents existed at least twice before Pangea, occurring roughly every 600 million years in what is known as the supercontinent cycle,” John Curtin Distinguished Professor Zheng-Xiang Li said.

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Planet Earth Report–“Dark Overlord Decrypts 9/11 to Earth’s Biggest Secrets in 2019”

 

9/11 Attack

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the days’ headlines on the science, discoveries, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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