Artist's impression, Hadean Earth (IMAGE) Goldschmidt Conference Caption Artist's Impression of the Hadean Earth. Huge, impact-generated lava lakes coexisted with surface liquid water, under a thick greenhouse atmosphere sustained by lava outgassing. Credit Credit: SwRI/Simone Marchi, Dan Durda Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.