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Model shows how pools of lava could release gases and create a greenhouse effect that warmed the planet Image Courtesy of Simone Marchi (SwRI), Benjamin Black (City College of New York) Download SwRI scientists created a new model for impact-generated outgassing on the early Earth. A large impact creates a transient high temperature atmosphere. Within a thousand years, the atmosphere condenses, while deep-seated, impact-generated melt spreads acr
Image Courtesy of Simone Marchi (SwRI), Benjamin Black (City College of New York) Download