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Fraser
2015-Jan-30, 10:30 PM
For decades, scientists have debated the cause of the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs and other life 65 million years ago. While the majority of researchers agree that a massive asteroid impact at Chicxulub, Mexico is the culprit, there have been some dissenters. Now, new research is questioning just a portion of the […]

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Muckrucker
2015-Feb-01, 08:51 AM
For decades, scientists have debated the cause of the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs and other life 65 million years ago. While the majority of researchers agree that a massive asteroid impact at Chicxulub, Mexico is the culprit, there have been some dissenters. Now, new research is questioning just a portion of the [Ö]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/118633/it-looks-like-an-asteroid-strike-cant-cause-a-worldwide-dinosaur-killing-firestorm/)

Seems like this topic came up here before. (http://cosmoquest.org/forum/showthread.php?49986-Just-a-Single-Asteroid-Strike-Wiped-out-the-Dinosaurs)

NEOWatcher
2015-Feb-01, 04:37 PM
Two different stories.
The first one showed evidence of a single strike vs multiple strikes. No firestorms mentioned.
Apparently, there are some people saying the strike caused global firestorms, and this article refutes it.

publiusr
2015-Feb-07, 08:03 PM
We must remember that the gradualists/uniformitarianists are still out there.

Now that Walter and Luis are gone--not to mention the Shoemakers, look for them to come out of the woodwork.