April 12, 2024

Balkan Travellers

Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage, aggregated from sources all over the world

steam rises above a bubbling, iron-rich geyser

How did the Earth’s continents form? The leading theory may be questionable

Scientists have eliminated one possible origin for the Earth’s continents.

Despite the importance of Earth’s continents, and the huge pieces of planet crust that divide its oceans, little is known about what gave rise to these large land masses that make our planet unique in the solar system and play a major role in allowing it to host life.