Quick plunge in sunlight caused Snowball Earths; remnants of globular cluster found; loop quantum cosmology breaks our brains

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By Pamela Gay, Dr. Pamela Gay, and Annie Wilson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Join us today as we go back in time and examine what caused Earth to become a snowball… more than once. We also take a look at a dismembered globular cluster found at the edge of the Milky Way. And finally, Dr. Pamela gets to explain loop quantum cosmology. Wish her luck!

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