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InFocus SIU professor uses unique method to learn when Oxygen first appeared on the Earth

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SIU Professor pinpoints when oxygen appeared on Earth

On this edition we sit down and talk with Daniel Hummer with the School of Earth Systems and Sustainability at SIU-C about a new research technique he used to pinpoint when Oxygen appeared on our planet.

He says this new method of looking at data, already collected, has implications for further study of the Earth, now and in the future.

Kevin Boucher is a retired broadcaster. Most recently he was a news reporter for WSIU radio. He grew up watching nature programs including Mutual of Omaha’s wild kingdom and the many Jacques Cousteau specials which sparked his passion with nature. Kevin also is an avid hiker and loves seeing and writing stories about the many fascinating plants and animals we share our planet with. Kevin is married and has lived in Murphysboro since 1976, after living in many places, including Japan, as the son of a Navy officer.

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