Tag: extinction

Comet from the Edge of the Solar System Responsible for the Extinction of Dinosaurs

About sixty-six million years ago, a huge comet, and not an asteroid, that originated from the edge of the solar system wiped out the dinosaurs.

New Mass Extinction Event Discovered

A new mass extinction event has been confirmed that wiped out the tetrapods 233 million years ago and paved the way for dinosaurs.

Supernova May Have Caused Mass Extinction 360 Million Years Ago: New Study

A new study suggests that the mass extinction at the end of the Devonian period might have been a result of a Supernova explosion, really far away.