One of the unresolved mysteries of science, for which continuous and irresistible researches are conducted, is the age of the planet, and also the age of mankind. Scientific researches put more and more new elements on the surface that brings the humanity closer to the discovery of the different sides of our planet.
Remarkable details were discovered in Canada
Scientists, from the University College of London (UCL), discovered in Quebec’s Canadian coastal area, fine yarns, which was encased in layers of quartz that formed bacterial Fossils.
The age of bacteria is estimated to be between 3.77 and 4.28 billion years, making these fossils the Oldest ever found on Earth. These fossils are named, according to the scientific terminology, “small fossils”, because they have small size are not visible to the naked eye.
Until this discovery, the fossils, considered the oldest on the planet, were 3.46 billion years old and were in Australia. PhD student Mattha Dayt and a member of the research mission noted: “Our discovery supports the idea of emerging life from hot submarine pipelines, shortly after the formation of the Earth.”
This discovery, has also particular importance for scientific research, concerning the search for extraterrestrial life. This is because the age of these bacteria coincides with the existence of oceans on planets, like Mars.
“So we expect to find similar signs of life on Mars 4 billion years ago. If this does not happen, then the Earth will be an exceptionally rare exception”, Dodd concludes.
The oldest human fossils in Marocco
As far as human fossils concern, – we refer to Homo Sapiens – the oldest one were found a few months ago, in the Jordan Jerusalem region of Morocco. These findings are 300.00 years old.
The first analysis found an age of about 315.00 years with a margin of error of 34 … 000 years. In addition, the analysis that has been carried out, prove that the Homo sapiens fossils are the oldest one.
According to researcher Iblen: “We thought there was a cradle of humanity 200,000 years ago in East Africa, but the new findings reveal that Homo sapiens spread throughout the continent of Africa about 300,000 years ago. Long before Homo sapiens left Africa for other places, there was a wide dispersion within Africa. “
The quest for the beginning of human life continues, with unabated intensity from the scientific community. They acquire more and more advanced technological pieces of stuff, which enable more accurate and detailed analysis of the findings.
The most important researches, however, are the comparative studies, which carry out between the Earth’s findings and the data from the other planets of our galaxy. The aim is to discover the exact age of the Earth and the other planets, something that will open up a window of understanding the entire planetary system.
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