James Lovelock has pointed out that atmospheric levels of oxygen much above about 25 percent, let alone 30 percent, would cause raging conflagrations today.
As we have seen so far in this series, fire was an absolutely crucial component in humanity’s rise to civilization and technology.
I was motivated to do this study after two papers were published in 2018 on the difficulty of launching rockets from super-earths.
Bradley and Marks offer an uncommonly clear discussion of the problem of the early Earth’s atmosphere, and why materialist theories stumble on the ancient rocks.
NASA has announced a scheme to fly manned airships in the upper atmosphere of the otherwise “hellish” planet.