What Did Your Address Look Like 250 Million Years Ago?

What Did Your Address Look Like 250 Million Years Ago?

AdvertisementYou can trace where a particular location on Earth was located tens or hundreds of millions of years ago by using an ingenious online tool called the Ancient Earth simulation. Some examples of my previous work on science visualization show how meteor showers form or what the structure of the universe looks like.\" \"Dr. Scotese's work is available online in a format compatible with GPlates, desktop software used by geologists for plate tectonics visualization,\" Webster explains. Building the visualization also involved writing some content and determining how to geocode addresses and run the plate tectonics transformations backwards. \"I'm hoping that Ancient Earth will give people a broader perspective of Earth on a cosmological timescale.

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