Astéroïde dinosaure

The city-size asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and doomed the dinosaurs to extinction came from the northeast at a steep angle, maximizing the amount of climate-changing gases …

Prof Paul Barrett, a dinosaur researcher at the Museum, explains what is thought to have happened the day the dinosaurs died.. The day the sky fell. In 1980, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Luis Walter Alvarez and his geologist son Walter published a theory that a historic layer of iridium-rich clay was caused by a large asteroid colliding with Earth.

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How a Single Asteroid Wiped Dinosaurs Off This Planet It’s commonly known that a single asteroid set off the dinosaurs‘ extinction. Even more destructive than its impact was the chain of events it …

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The buried crater, over 90 miles in diameter, was created when a massive asteroid struck the planet 66 million years ago and brought a calamitous end to the reign of dinosaurs. Now, thanks to a …

A Theory Set in Stone: An Asteroid Killed the Dinosaurs, After All. A single asteroid impact near the Yucatan remains the best explanation for the massive Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction …

The only survivors among the dinosaurs are the birds. Currently, the main suspect behind this catastrophe is a cosmic impact from an asteroid or comet, an idea first proposed by physicist Luis …

L’astéroïde qui a causé l’extinction des dinosaures s’est écrasé au “pire endroit possible” Selon un nouvel article, seuls 13 % de la surface terrestre seraient composés de roches susceptibles de provoquer un épisode d’extinction de masse d’une telle ampleur. De Michelle Z. Donahue. La disparition des dinosaures aurait été causée par la collision d’un météore géant avec la …