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Title: Mystery minerals formed in fireball from colliding asteroid that destroyed the dinosaurs
Url: http://www.astrobiology.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=16482
Publisher: SpaceRef Interactive Inc.
Description: This press report from the University of Chicago provides information about research on the Chicxulub asteroid. Scientists present new results about the formation of spherules at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary in geologic records. This material was produced 65 million years ago in the aftermath of the asteroid impact that triggered the extinction of the dinosaurs.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics -- Perturbations -- Planetary theory -- Individual planets -- Asteroids. Minor planets -- Individual
Science -- Geology -- Paleozoology -- Chordata -- Vertebrates -- Reptiles -- Dinosaurs -- Special topics, A-Z -- Extinction
Science -- Natural history. Biology
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Earth
Ecology -- Extinction
Astronomy -- Asteroids
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005-03-23
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: SpaceRef Interactive Inc.
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
dinosaur extinction
earth science
Exoplanets
Geoscience
Mars
Other Sciences
science
Solar system
spinel
Date Of Record Release: 2011-05-23 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-04-08 14:25:27 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 8
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