A Theory Set in Stone: An Asteroid Killed the Dinosaurs, After All

March 8, 2010 | Source: Scientific American

A study by a group of 41 researchers has verified the theory that a massive asteroid some 10 kilometers across that slammed into Earth, creating Chicxulub Crater on Mexico’s Gulf Coast, killed off many of the species on the planet, including the non-avian dinosaurs.

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