Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate
Now an international research team is proposing that increasing day length on the early Earth—the spinning of the young planet gradually slowed over time, making the days longer—may have boosted the amount of oxygen released by photosynthetic cyanobacteria, thereby shaping the timing of Earth’s oxygenation.
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/earth-slowed-down-and-gave-life-a-chance-nfpmqzt3r The Times of London, 8-3-21
https://newatlas.com/environment/earth-oxygen-microbe-longer-days/ New Atlas, 8-2-21
https://www.zmescience.com/science/earths-rotational-slowdown-oxygen-06473/ ZME Science, 8-2-21
https://cosmosmagazine.com/earth/climate/long-days-made-oxygen-for-animals-evolve/ Cosmos magazine, 8-3-21
https://www.livescience.com/early-earth-rotation-increase-oxygen.html Live Science, 8-2-21
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/08/02/six-hour-days-not-muchlife-earth-like-things-slowed/ The Telegraph (UK), 8-2-21