A Short Look at Earth History

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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Formation of Sun

Formation of Planets

Our Solar System is Not Typical

Formation of Earth

Formation of Moon

It's very hard to account for the Moon:

Co-creation with Earth?



Finally in the 1980's a new theory appeared: Collision:

Unstable Early Earth

Conditions on Early Earth


What Is It?

How Did It Originate?

Major Events in the History of Life

Mass Extinctions

Permian Mass Extinction

Cretaceous Mass Extinction

Causes ?

Plate Tectonics

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Page Created 10 October 2003, Last Update 02 September 2011