Experts have reconstructed a mass eruption in The Deccan Traps in India, which is thought to have contributed to the demise of three-quarters of plant and animal species on Earth - including the dinosaurs (stock image)
New research from Princeton University, New Jersey, has produced the most accurate estimate so far for the age of the Deccan Traps in India. These enormous outpourings of lava, now preserved as basalt, are.
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The huge asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago was very bad timing for the dinosaurs, a new study says—it wiped them out, but they probably would have survived if it had hit at a "more. Science News Summaries.
Torvosaurus gurneyi, named after paleo-illustrator James Gurney of Dinotopia fame, measured 10 meters ft) and possessed teeth 10 centimeters in) long. It is also thought to possess a light covering of fuzz or bristles, precursors to feathers.