Formation of Earth

Bowler, Sue
December 1996
New Scientist;12/14/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2060, Inside Science p1
Provides information on how the Earth was formed. Start of life on Earth about 3,5000 million years ago; Formation of the Earth from the Solar Nebula of hydrogen and helium; Shaping of the planets as a result of collisions between planetesimal; Formation of the Earth's layered structure. INSET: Plate tectonics..


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