May 13, 2014
A global 'impact winter' following an asteroid strike might have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, according to a new study. #Life #science #Dinosaur #Netherlands #Extinction #asteroid #Utrecht University #impact winter #asteroid strike #Yucatan Peninsula #Chicxulub impact #Palaeogene era #John Vellekoop
Dec 15, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
A newly discovered asteroid made a "close" approach to Earth this week - at least in astronomical terms - and it is likely to come back around in 2032, but there is only a miniscule risk of it smashing into the planet, NASA said on Friday. #Nasa #asteroid #Near-Earth object #US Space agency #Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jul 25, 2014
The Earth has been stripped of up to 90% of its species five times before in the past 450 million years. Now it's happening again—and this time there's no rogue asteroid responsibl...
Jul 28, 2014
Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that caused their extinction if it had come slightly earlier or later in history, according to a new study...
Jul 29, 2014
The asteroid was simply the straw that broke the camptosaurus's bac...