Apparently, according to scientist, 66 million years ago there was a gigantic (6-mile wide) comet/astroid which struck the earth in the ocean near Mexico. The result of this impact was devastating on the earth, destroying plant life, ocean life, and bringing about the extinction of the dinosaurs. 559 more words
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I guess a coding dinosaur is someone who uses an old/legacy computer language, or at least a language that isn’t en vogue these days. Coding dinosaurs are still around (and probably will be for a while), whereas the real dinosaurs that lived millions of years ago are extinct. 358 more words
Today it is widely accepted that the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs was caused by the giant meteorite impact at Chicxulub, Mexico; this has not always been the received wisdom, however. 305 more words
Tonight I have been working on the final draft of the paperback version of “A Tale of Hell and other Works of Horror”. I took a break to talk with the fiancée (over the phone), have dinner, and watch one of my favorite episodes of… 268 more words
The Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event occurred 65 million years ago. In this extinction 17% of families, 50% of all genera, and 75% of all species became extinct. 141 more words
The Chicxulub impact and its different hydrogeological effects on Prehispanic and Colonial settlement in the Yucatan peninsula
The article “The Chicxulub impact and its different hydrogeological effects on Prehispanic and Colonial settlement in the Yucatan peninsula” can now be found here. I will probably make it open-access in the near future if I get the funds to do that.