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Early Earth had a hazy, methane-filled atmosphere

More than 2.4 billion Years Ago, Earth's atmosphere was inhospitable, filled with toxic gases that drove wildly fluctuating surface temperatures. Understanding how today's world of mild climates and breathable air took shape is a fundamental question in Earth science. A new research paper describes a period more than 2.4 billion years ago, when Earth's atmosphere was filled with a thick,  methane-rich haze much like Saturn's...

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