Technofossils: The Long-Term Impact of E-Waste

Technofossils: The Long-Term Impact of E-Waste

If alien archeologists excavate the earth thousands of years from now, they may believe that computers–and not humans–were the primary form of life on the planet.

Scientists have discovered that fossilized technology, or technofossils will be the primary evidence of human life in the future, meaning that old computers and phones sitting in landfills could be around millions of years after humans are gone.

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