Chapter XXVIII on The Longest Ice Age of The Bible According to Einstein

Earth Turns Cold for 400 Million Years

The twenty-eighth chapter of The Proterozoic Eon

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The Old Testament                                       467

Chapter XXVIII: The Longest Ice Age

It was one-billion years BC. And it came to pass that the South Pole was covered by a continent. And equatorial warmer ocean currents could not flow freely in the lower southern-hemisphere. And waters there turned cold.
     Now at this time, Earth was geologically quite quiet. Eruptions of volcanos were uncommon. And the coming together of some continents had closed a few mid-ocean ridges, so that gas emissions from them had declined. Thus carbon-dioxide sources were reduced, while photosynthesis and rain continued to remove Earth’s atmospheric CO2. And CO2 descended to its lowest level yet. And heat and radiation from the surface of thy Earth were no longer trapped by it. It was as if thy Earth had lost its insulating blanket. And heat was lost to outer space more easily and readily. A new cooler climate was established. And the most widespread, longest ice age in geo-history began – it would go on and off for the next four-hundred-million years.
     And ice and snow covered all the continents. And glaciers everywhere left tillite sediments and scratches on the rocks. And the temperature of oceans also dropped, causing a decrease in the metabolic rate of cells and life. And some species could not stand the cold and went extinct. It was another mass extinction in the making.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
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