A new BBC documentary called “The Day The Dinosaurs Died” explains how things might have been different for the dinosaurs if the asteroid that caused their extinction had hit deeper ocean.
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If the results in a new study are accepted, the dinosaur family tree will be getting overhauled.
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It’s an apocryphal image. The ignorant faces of the dinosaurs, roaring helplessly at their fate, and looking skyward as an asteroid plunged to Earth. And the sneaky, clever little mammals coming out of their hiding holes to take their rightful place. I…
About sixty five and a half million years ago, the Earth suffered its largest known cosmic impact. An asteroid or comet nucleus about 10 km in diameter slammed into what is now the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. It gouged out a crater 180 to 200 km in diameter; nearly twice as large as the prominent […]