"Snowball Earth" Confirmed: Ice Covered Equator

But volcanoes would've made Earth more mud ball than snowball, scientists say.

Snowball Earth. How the Earth may have looked from space 600 million years ago, frozen in snow and ice.

BBC Nature - Snowball Earth videos, news and facts "Snowball Earth describes a theory that for millions of years the Earth was entirely smothered in ice, stretching from the poles to the tropics.

Snowball Earth --Three times in Earth's history, ice has covered the majority of the planet.

To the Horror of Global Warming Alarmists, Global Cooling Is Here

Artist's concept of a Snowball Earth. During vast ice ages millions of years…

For decades, scientists have proposed that the planet may once have been a "Snowball Earth," and new research suggests oceans could have churned underneath an ice-covered Earth, potentially helping to provide life with vital nutrients.

Snowball Earth: The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life As We Know It

Snowball Earth: The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life As We Know It

Snowball Earth: The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life As We Know It by Gabrielle Walker

When Earth was a frozen snowball (Credit: Stocktrek Images, Inc. / Alamy). The…

Earth was a frozen Snowball when animals first evolved

BBC - Earth - The Devonian extinction saw the oceans choke to death

Snowball Earth describes a theory that for millions of years the Earth was almost entirely or wholly covered in ice, stretching from the poles to the tropics.

The Snowball Earth hypothesis posits that the Earth's surface became entirely or nearly entirely frozen at least once, sometime earlier than 650 Mya (million years ago).

Around 720-640 million years ago, much of the Earth's surface was covered in ice during a glaciation that lasted millions of years. Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of this 'Snowball Earth,' according to new research.

Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of 'Snowball Earth'

Around million years ago, much of the Earth's surface was covered in ice during a glaciation that lasted millions of years. Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of this 'Snowball Earth,' according to new research.

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Earth was a frozen Snowball when animals first evolved

715 million years ago the entire planet was encased in snow and ice. This frozen wasteland may have been the birthplace of complex animals

Oceans of Ice: The Snowball Earth Theory of Global Glaciation

The term Snowball Earth refers to the hypothesis that in the distant past, specifically the Cryogenian period million years ago), the earth's

Underwater Volcanoes Played Key Role In Ending Snowball Earth

Researchers say explosive underwater volcanos may explain the end of the most severe ice age known on Earth and paved the way for life as we know it.

Forming the Earths coal almost turned the planet into a snowball

Forming the Earth’s coal almost turned the planet into a snowball

What caused the largest glaciation event in Earth's history, known as 'snowball Earth'?Geologists and climate scientists have been searching for the answer for years but the root cause of the phenomenon remains elusive.

Snowball Earth: New study shows Antarctic climate even gripped the tropics

New details of a nightmare period on Earth with surface conditions as frigid as present-day central Antarctica at the equator have been revealed thanks to the publication of a study of ancient glacier water.

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