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Fraser
2008-May-06, 06:40 PM
When a large enough asteroid strikes the Earth, the devastation effects the entire globe. And the dinosaur-killing asteroid that smashed into the Yucatan peninsula 65 million years ago was no exception. According to researchers, just one outcome from the strike: carbon in the Earth's crust was liquified and formed tiny beads that rained back down [...]

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