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September 26 2013

Astrophile: Early Earth was a hot young smoker


Earth always was a bit of a show-off. Sure, the other rocky planets grew up to have their own personalities, but Earth made sure it would be the centre of attention. It collected a special set of accessories that made it attractive to life, such as long-lasting oceans, a protective magnetic shield and an oxygen-rich atmosphere.

It also grew tectonic plates, which churn up new segments of crust in some places and shove older bits back down into the hot mantle, building mountains and shifting continents. This allowed Earth to cool off as it aged and influenced the evolution of its billions of devoted inhabitants. But for the longest time no one could figure out how Earth turned on its tectonics, as the crafty diva had buried the evidence.

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