Nader Crater: They identify the impact of a second asteroid that could accompany the one that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs

  • Jonathan Amos
  • BBC science reporter

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When an asteroid hit what is now the Gulf of Mexico 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs, did it have a partner?

Was Earth bombed on that terrible day by more than one space rock?

Discover what appears to be a file second hole The impact on the other side of the Atlantic, in a very similar era, raises these questions.

It’s not as big as the ones we know ChicxulubAnd the Mexicobut she is still talking about a catastrophic event.

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