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Astronomers: A comet fragment, not an asteroid, killed off the dinosaurs

Jupiter's gravity pushed comet toward Sun; comet was ripped apart by tidal forces.

Jennifer Ouellette, ArsTechnica, February 15, 2021



The open access paper is:


Siraj, A. and Loeb, A., Breakup of a Long-Period Comet

as the Origin of the Dinosaur Extinction.

Scientific Reports volume 11, Article number: 3803 (2021)




Keep warm and safe out there


Paul H.


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Interesting, thanks for sharing. Will add them to the pile to read ;)

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