Origins of Land, Ocean, and Air
Lecture no. 7 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Investigate the origin of Earth’s ocean. Then track down the oldest rocks on the planet, which shed light on the first continents. Also explore the nature of Earth’s primordial atmosphere and why we are surrounded by a thick blanket of air despite periodic blasts of charged particles from the sun.