Achaean Paradox

  • News HeadlinesScientists have solved the Achaean paradox of a faint young Sun

    Scientists have solved the Achaean paradox of a faint young Sun

    (ORDO NEWS) — A new study by American, Canadian and Israeli scientists has made it possible to resolve the so-called paradox of the faint young Sun, which at the dawn of the Earth‘s existence, in the Achaean, 4.0-2.5 billion years ago, shone 20% less brightly than at present, and nevertheless, stromatolites – cyanobacterial mats that produced oxygen – prospered in those days and did not suffer from low temperatures. Existing…