Hello, Asteroid!

Hello, Asteroid!

Orbital Path

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Asteroids, as the dinosaurs found out, can have big effects on life on Earth.  Sixty-five million years ago, an asteroid crashed into the Yucatán. The impact caused apocalyptic tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. Grit and ash blotted out the sun. It wiped out species that had roamed the Earth for millions of years. Yet asteroid hits also were critical to the origins of life on Earth. Asteroids may well have been the bringers of water, of carbon, eve...Read More
Asteroids, as the dinosaurs found out, can have big effects on life on Earth.  Sixty-five ...Read More