Evidence of the First Life on Earth
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Life in Our Universe
Taught by Professor Laird Close | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
How has the Earth managed to stay within a moderate range of temperatures for billions of years, despite the atmosphere's wild fluctuations in oxygen? Study how convection, greenhouse gases, and the carbon rock cycle contribute to a powerful system of checks and balances that keep Earth's climate consistent with supporting life. Also, meet some of Earth's earliest life.