Determining the History of the Earth’s Orbit

By Anna Tarasova‘19 Milankovitch cycles are an established part of geological theory that describes the long-term effects of changes in the movements of the Earth on its climate. Specifically, these cycles describe the relative positions of planetary bodies and the resulting exposure of the Earth to sunlight. However, Milankovitch cycles are only reliable in describing climate change over limited time periods within the last 50 … Continue reading Determining the History of the Earth’s Orbit