The Deep Past: A Story of Ceaseless Change

  • Doug Cocks
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Abstract

The fate of individual human beings may not now be connected in a deep way with the rest of the universe, but the matter out of which each of us is made is intimately tied to the processes that occurred immense intervals of time and enormous distances in space away from us. Our Sun is a second- or third-generation star.

Keywords

Permian Methane Lignin Respiration Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Doug Cocks
    • 1
  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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