Snowball Earth—Another Crisis
Lecture no. 11 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Follow the clues that suggest Earth went through a snowball phase around 635 million years ago, nearly ending life’s story. How did it happen? How was it reversed? And above all, how did photosynthetic life survive if it was trapped beneath the ice for millions of years?