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Snowball earth proof in Scottish-irish rocks

Researchers have discovered evidence for an ancient glaciation in old Caledonian rocks - a previously undiscovered finding which indicates that the planet froze over during the 'Snowball Earth' period nearly 700 million years ago.

From dino paws to fire and freeze

From dino paws to fossil jaws and the fire and freeze of Fife, Scotland's celebration of geology will arrive in St Andrews this weekend. For two consecutive weeks, the University of St Andrews will host two free local events to coincide with the Scottish Geology Festival (1st - 30th September).