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The Cambrian period, at the beginning of the Paleozoic, was the first time that multicellular life forms flourished on Earth. By the end of the Paleozoic, and beginning of the Mesozoic, all the continents ...Read more
Mars, the Red Planet, is like Earth in many ways. Mars has huge volcanoes, gigantic canyons, and polar ice caps. The fourth planet from the Sun, Mars is smaller, colder, and drier than Earth ...Read more
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