• Earth formed about 4.5 to 4.6 billion years ago.
  • At first, Earth was molten and lacked an atmosphere and oceans.
  • Gradually, the atmosphere formed, followed by the oceans.
  • Life as we know it could not have survived in such a place.
  • How did this fiery hot planet become today's Earth, covered with water and teeming with life?
  • The long and incredible story of Earth’s history starts with this section.
  • We are not just “dust” We - and our world - are stardust!
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