Picocosmographia by William Van Hecke

A Brief History of Earth

Author: Andrew H. Knoll
Finished: 2023-11
Started: 2023
Status: Read

I’d still like to understand more about the deep, geological-time history of this planet, especially in light of my suspicion that our planet is very, very weird and lucky. Plate tectonics and our unlikely escape from runaway processes leading to snowball planet; mass extinction events repeatedly failing to wipe the planet; ramifications for the Fermi paradox.