View Full Version : Did an Exploding Comet Cause Extinctions 13,000 Years Ago?

2007-Aug-15, 05:26 PM
Scientists think they might have the solution to a mystery that's been haunting paleontologists for years: what caused an abrupt period of cooling 13,000 years ago and an extinction of the large mammals. ...

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2007-Aug-15, 06:36 PM
That sounds like a pretty big comet chunk. Do they have an idea where the highest concentrations of the comet dust are?