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Geologists reach rock layer in crater of dinosaur-killing asteroid


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Geophysicists announced this week that they have successfully collected key samples from the site of the asteroid strike that likely wiped out the dinosaurs.

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Dinosaurs Doomed Before the Asteroid

How did the dinosaurs go extinct? Well, most people have been told that an asteroid killed the dinosaurs. And here’s an article I found in… 894 more words

Science

The Latest News About Our Ancient Past

News Roundup, December 2015

As readers of this site know, I’m convinced that the asteroids cluttering up our solar system are shrapnel left over from the accidental obliteration of a planet between Mars and Jupiter— 2,505 more words

Physicist's radical theory on why humans exist

Where do we come from? There are many right answers to this question, and the one you get often depends on who you ask.

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars. 75 more words

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Lionel Shriver reads TC Boyle

Lionel Shriver, asked to read a favourite story from the New Yorker for the New Yorker fiction podcast, chose TC Boyle’s “Chicxulub,” from 2004 and joins fiction editor Deborah Triesman in a discussion. 42 more words

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