Posts Tagged ‘oldest known’

Study: Life on land backdated to 3.22 billion years ago

From ScienceDaily: Life took hold on land at least as early as 3.2 billion years ago, suggests a study. The team studied ancient rock formations from South Africa’s Barberton greenstone belt. These rocks are some of the oldest known on Earth, with their formation dating back to 3.5 billion years. … These rocks are some […]

Oldest known planet-forming disk found

Washington DC (SPX) Oct 25, 2016

A group of citizen scientists and professional astronomers, including Carnegie’s Jonathan Gagne, joined forces to discover an unusual hunting ground for exoplanets. They found a star surrounded by the oldest known c…

Astronomers find oldest known planetary disk

Washington (UPI) Oct 21, 2016

At 45 million years old, a newly discovered primordial ring of gas and dust is the oldest known planet-forming disk in the universe. The record-breaking circumstellar disk surrounds a red dwarf in the Carina stellar as…

Europe’s oldest known living inhabitant

A Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) growing in the highlands of northern Greece has been dendrocronologically dated to be more than 1075 years old. This makes it currently the oldest known living tree in Europe. The millenium old pine was discovered by …

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