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A billion years is missing from the geologic record

Written by  Tuesday, 12 May 2020 10:48
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Santa Barbara CA (SPX) May 11, 2020
The geologic record is exactly that: a record. The strata of rock tell scientists about past environments, much like pages in an encyclopedia. Except this reference book has more pages missing than it has remaining. So geologists are tasked not only with understanding what is there, but also with figuring out what's not, and where it went. One omission in particular has puzzled scientist

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