Scientists settle on single-asteroid hit as culprit in dinosaurs' demise

Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 16:28 in Paleontology & Archaeology

{A {lsquo}dream team' of researchers concludes that the massive Gulf of Mexico impact 65.5 million years ago -- not volcanoes or multiple impacts -- indeed caused the greatest extinction event of all It's official: The extinction of the dinosaurs and a host of other species 65.5 million years ago was caused by a massive asteroid that crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, creating...

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