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Asteroid impact, not volcanoes, made the Earth uninhabitable for dinosaurs

30 June 2020

Modelling of the Chicxulub asteroid impact 66 million years ago shows it created a world largely unsuitable for dinosaurs to live in, finds a study co-authored by Dr Philip Mannion (UCL Earth Sciences).

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