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From Earth’s birth 4.6 billion years ago, it has been through some violent trauma. From worldwide ice ages and raging fire storms, it is a wonder that we made it here in one piece….or most of us. Asteroids regularly come in contact with Earth, wreaking havoc on the surface below. These meteors interfere with nature’s…Read more Chaotic EarthContinue reading → Continue reading
This will be the first in a series of blog posts on the Voyager Golden Record, and will serve as an introduction to what is certainly one of my favorite things ever. The golden record is attached to the front of the Voyager 1 space probe, which can be seen in the image above. The […] Continue reading → Continue reading
As we know, volcanoes have a significant impact on how Earth looks today. They replenish the atmosphere and fill in craters. However, those are just regular volcanic eruptions. Super volcanoes have magma chambers (which power the explosion) that dwarf that of “normal” volcanoes. A super volcano eruption could wipe out mankind. Luckily these explosions are incredibly […] Continue reading → Continue reading