PhD Candidate, University of Wollongong
Alexander Young is a PhD Candidate at the University of Wollongong. He received his BAS. Hons from Sydney University in 2011 using paleomagnetic data to model the tectonic evolution of Patagonia throughout the Jurassic and Early Cretaceous. He subsequently worked as a geologist in petroleum exploration and development. His PhD research is investigating the relationship between mantle flow and surface processes.
Dec 19, 2018 15:01 pm UTC| Nature
At a fleeting glance, the study of life biology seems very separate from that of rocks, or geology. But a look back through history shows that geological processes have been key to the evolution of life on Earth....