"About 65 Million Years Ago a Very Large Asteroid Hit the Earh in the Yucatan Peninsula"
5 Sep, 2007 07:12 pm
A study published today in Nature reports the identification of the killer asteroid shower. William Botkke, lead author of the study, answers Scitizen's questions.
What did you find?
Your study suggests that this was part of a much larger process throughout the inner solar system...
William Bottke is a researcher at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado
Interview by Clementine Fullias
Bottke W., et al, Planetary science: Killer asteroid shower identified, Nature, September 5
Image credit: Asteroid 5535 Annefrank, NASA