Meteorite and volcanoes may have worked together to wipe out dinosaurs

It was a devastating one-two punch.

Scientists zoom into Chicxulub, the “dinosaur crater”

Geologists are getting an unprecedented glimpse into the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs.

Scientists digging into the dinosaur-killing asteroid crater answer all your questions

A team of researchers is investigating the Chicxulub crater, of the asteroid that wiped the dinosaurs (and many other creatures) some 65,5 million years ago. Now, they’ve set out to Reddit to answer all our questions

Asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs may have been a set of binary asteroids

The (still debated) asteroid that slammed into the Earth 65 million years ago and played a crucial role in wiping dinosaurs out, may have actually been a binary system- 2 asteroids engaged in an orbit around each other. Double trouble The surprising claim comes from analyzing the proportion of asteroid craters on Earth that were formed from binary impacts; the