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Graphic shows extinction theory and science data.


Asteroid wiped out dinosaurs

By Mike Tyler

March 5, 2010 - An international panel of scientists have concluded that it was the impact of a giant asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs. Their review of 20 years’ worth of scientific data published in Science this week, rejects theories that the extinction was caused by volcanic activity or multiple asteroid strikes.

PUBLISHED: 05/03/2010; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: NASA / Getty Images