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Evidence of the First Life on Earth

Lecture no. 6 from the course: Life in Our Universe

Evidence of the First Life on Earth

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.

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