Meteorite that killed dinosaurs was six km wide: study

April 13th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin  


Washington, April 13 (IANS) The meteorite linked to the mass extinction of dinosaurs and other life forms 65 million years ago was four to six kilometres in diameter. That’s the conclusion of a team of Hawaii University researchers who have evolved a mechanism to measure the size of meteorites that have rammed into earth over millennia.

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