New study finds Earth collided with dense interstellar cloud, possibly affecting life on planet

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Call it the Milky Way mystery.

Evidence of a long-ago collision involving the Earth was there in the form of specific radioactive isotopes deposited across the Earth and Moon. There were, however, skeptics.

But now researchers have tracked the sun’s path through the Milky Way back to a crash 2 to 3 million years ago with a dense interstellar cloud. The event was so violent it appears to have collapsed the sun’s protective bubble around the solar system and possibly even affected life on Earth.

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https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2024/06/earth-exposed-to-interstellar-medium-millions-of-years-ago-says-study-heliosphere/

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