Wednesday, December 5, 2012

dinosaurs and meteorite strike

"huge meteorite strike may have also played a role in the end-Triassic extinction event— akin to the impact that created Chicxulub crater in what is now Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and is thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs during the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K –T) mass extinction about 65 million years ago." http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=did-the-reign-of-dinosaur-begin-as-well-as-end-with-a-meteorite-strike

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