The Irish time lords unlocking the secrets of our past

Irish times logoThe Irish Times, 5th September 2013

Gavin Collins

Scientists are opening time capsules left by nature that may offer leads on evolution or extraterrestrial life

Jurassic ParkAbove: Jurassic Park: could it ever happen? (Not so much!)

Here is the article in The Irish Times.

Below: Prof Martin Feely of NUI Galway with a modern halite from Death Valley (the big one) and an ancient piece of Earth’s crust.

Martin“I have a rock in my office that’s over four billion years old. It is the oldest known to man.”

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