New research suggests the seven continents were created by giant meteorite impacts—similar to the one that wiped out the dinosaurs. They happened more than three-and-a-half billion years ago, before life on Earth began— so the discovery sheds fresh light on evolution. Scientists analyzed a mineral called zircon, the microscopic grains of which act like a ‘geological […]

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