A comet, not an asteroid, killed the dinosaurs, according to new research

There are 2 comments on the Science Daily story from Apr 4, 2013, titled A comet, not an asteroid, killed the dinosaurs, according to new research. In it, Science Daily reports that:

Only those dinosaurs related to birds appear to have survived. Most scientists agree that the culprit in this extinction was extraterrestrial, and the prevailing opinion has been that the party crasher was an asteroid.

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Lamar Alexander

Brighton, TN

#1 Apr 4, 2013
This is all like from this novel I just read, a humorous sort of Douglas Adams-ish book about an asteroid headed toward earth, called THE MYOSHI EFFECT.

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#2 Apr 10, 2013
Nice article: so the OS & IR concentrations are lower than a typical mass expected for a big asteroid.

Makes some sense.

May get proof if the comet heading for Mars makes contact. Be sad for the rovers though.

Have a nice day: Ag

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