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← Microbes breathe life into oxygen theory

ridelo's Avatar Jump to comment 4 by ridelo

A curious and maybe stupid question came up reading this: if the Earth atmosphere once contained a lot of methane and then microbes began producing oxygen in ever greater quantities could it be that on some moment the mixture became self deflagrating producing a worldwide explosion? Somebody?

Fri, 26 Mar 2010 17:46:00 UTC | #452634