The Earth's period of habitability is nearly over


Sun, Aug 16th, 2009 12:17 by capnasty NEWS

New research shows that compared to middle-aged stars like the Sun, newly formed stars spin faster generating strong magnetic fields that result in emission of more intense levels of X-rays, ultraviolet rays and charged particles--all of which could wreak havoc on budding atmospheres and have a dramatic effect on the development of emerging life forms.



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