Earth Looking Youthful

If you’ve ever looked up at the moon, what you see is a pocked-marked satellite that is obviously old and worn. By contrast, Planet Earth looks refreshingly youthful. “Earth owes its youthful appearance to the fact that its outermost layer is constantly renewing itself, hiding its age,” says Henry Reich of MinuteEarth. In this episode, Reich discusses Earth’s age and how scientists go about dating a planet.

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