Scientists hit pay dirt in drilling of dinosaur-killing impact crater

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Scientists hit pay dirt in drilling of dinosaur-killing impact crater Empty Scientists hit pay dirt in drilling of dinosaur-killing impact crater

Message  gerardM le Mar 3 Mai - 21:34

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News from Science


66 million years ago, a huge asteroid struck Earth, blasted open a 100-mile wide impact crater, and killed off most life on the planet.
Scientists have now dug up core samples 2,200 feet deep into the crater -- and the drilling's only halfway done:


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Scientists hit pay dirt in drilling of dinosaur-killing impact crater
Peak ring rocks found in samples 670 meters below the surface
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