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Updated Expanding Earth Model

Matti Pitkänen


This article represents an updated version of the Expanding Earth Model (EEM)based on the assumption that during the Cambrian Explosion (CE) for about .5 billion years ago, the radius of Earth increased by factor 2. The recent findings demonstrating that the Earth's mantle contains water and even pockets of fluid water plus a detailed discussion of various objections against EEM lead to an updated version of the model. The key assumption is that the size of the atoms was by a factor 1/2 smaller than after the transitions. One can imagine several explanations.

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