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Deadly projectiles

The catastrophic disintegration of an asteroid 160 million years ago is implicated in the demise of the dinosaurs

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    Bottke, W. F., Vokrouhlický, D. & Nesvorný, D. An asteroid breakup 160 Myr ago as the probable source of the K/T impactor. Nature 449, 48–53 (2007).

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Bondre, N. Deadly projectiles. Nature Geosci (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo.2007.2

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