Dinosaurs Were Wiped Out As Earth’s Surface Sloshed Like Liquid, Scientists Found

Dinosaurs Were Wiped Out As Earth’s Surface Sloshed Like Liquid, Scientists Found
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Miami Herald

Dinosaurs were wiped off the earth when an asteroid hit 66 million years ago. Now, scientists have more information about what actually happened upon the impact that caused the giant creatures to go extinct. The surface momentarily started acting like a liquid, moving back and forth, a new study found. Scientists were examining pink granite found in the ring in the mountains in Mexico that formed when the asteroid hit Earth. The mountains were formed when the impact made a 60-mile-wide hole and pushed the earth’s surface outward. The pink granite was found in a layer of rock that traditionally wouldn’t have been seen so far from the earth’s center, indicating the impact caused material from deeper …

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