Dinosaurs Suffered a One-Two Extinction Punch

(Slate::Bad Astronomy) – Phil Plait:

There’s pretty good evidence that it took both catastrophes to do in the (non-avian) dinosaurs and 75 percent of species on Earth, but a new study provides more support: Scientists found two warming pulses in Earth’s ocean temperatures corresponding to the times of both the volcanic eruptions and the giant impact. This suggests that large-scale global climate change effects were behind the mass extinction. …

bad_astronomy 2016/07/25 dinosaurs

Asteroid and dinosaurs

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