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Re: Theories on the extinction of dinosaurs
I thought volcanic eruptions produced carbon dioxide, not oxygen... at least
that's what my
geo textbook says... maybe the (relatively) sudden rise in carbon dioxide from
then the sudden spike in oxygen from the impact was too much for the ecosystem
On a side note... our chem prof mixed hydrogen and oxygen in class and it made
that rocked the entire lecture hall... and that was only a balloon full! The
energy released when several cubic miles of seawater's worth of those two
is beyond my comprehension...
Just a few thoughts...
Michael A. de Sosa
University of California - Berkeley
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