Today: 10.Dec.2018
Bacteria 3.5 billion years old (William Schopf, John Valley) USofA
19.Dec.2017
Rate this item
(0 votes)

William Schopf, paleobiologist, John Valley, geoscientist: As humans, it’s difficult to take the long view of history because we’re the new kids on the block, having only been around 3 million years or so. Although you may feel old by the time you’re an adult, the reality is that people are a recent development. The first life forms existed long before our arrival, now confirmed as some 3.5 billion years ago.

Read 464 times Last modified on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:34

Newsletter Subscription

  • Latest
  • Popular
  • Wade Allison, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Keble…
  • Jerry Brown, two time governor of California…
  • Roger Bezdek, President of Management Information Services,…
  • Bill Gates has a clear vision of…
  • Vagisha Nidhi, Lecturer, Department of Nuclear Science…