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Mass Extinction, Pt 1 of 3: What Killed the Dinosaurs?

For drama, you can’t beat that one explanation of the K/T extinction: A giant asteroid smacks into the Gulf of Mexico, causing the equivalent of our greatest fear (global nuclear war, minus radiation) and knocking over the dinosaurs like so many bowling pins. 2,217 more words

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Catch A Falling Asteroid...

NASA plans to catch an asteroid and tow it into orbit around the Moon.

Whatever for? What are asteroids anyway? Won’t it crash into Earth? 1,383 more words

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