Sydney Science Forum: The world builders – Creating an experimental planet

Presented by Professor Dietmar Müller
School of Geosciences, University of Sydney

What makes our planet habitable? Rapid global environmental change compels us to better understand what makes Earth suitable for life.

Find out how the Experimental Planet being developed by the EarthByte Group in the University of Sydney’s School of Geosciences, is exploring different pathways in Earth’s geological evolution and enabling an unprecedented understanding of Earth’s dynamic engine and environmental interactions.

Discover how this virtual time machine allows us to travel ‘back to the future’ to explore past configurations of the continents, ancient ‘rings of fire’ and fluctuations between hot-house and ice-house climates, to understand what lessons they may hold for a future Earth.

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