New Study Offers Proof: Asteroid Wiped Out Dinos

New study puts mass extinction within 32K years of meteor

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 8, 2013 7:33 AM CST

(Newser) – Paleontologists and dinosaur nerds have long debated what killed off the "terrible lizards"—one meteor or many, volcanoes, or something else. Now one researcher says he has the answer: an asteroid believed to be about six miles wide that landed in the Caribbean...   Read full story »

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