technofossils

technofossils

The remains of technology millions of years in the future. Geologists predict landfills full of fossilized computers, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. Stay tuned :-) !!!
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Manufactured materials such as plastics, aluminum and concrete will remain embedded in the ground as "technofossils." Fallout from nuclear weapons tests has left a radioactive mark in soils, marine sediments and even ice.
Additionally, the 1950s also marks the beginning of the spread of human artifacts rich in aluminum, concrete and plastics, which, the researchers argue, form rapidly evolving "technofossils."