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Re: From Science News



Garrison Hilliard <garrison@efn.org> wrote
>NEW THEORY ON DINOSAURS: MULTIPLE METEORITES DID THEM IN
>from The New York Times
>
>Now, however, scientists working in Ukraine have discovered that a
>well-
>known but smaller crater, some 15 miles wide, had been inaccurately
>dated
>and is actually 65 million years old, making the blast that created it
>a
>likely contributor to the end of the dinosaurs.
><http://www.nytimes.com/2002/11/05/science/life/05CRAT.html>
>
The original paper:   

Kelley S P, Gurov E, Boltysh, Another end-Cretaceous Impact, Meteoritics
& Planetary Science 2002; 37: 1031-44

Also an older review of possible multiple impacts:

Kerr R A, Extinction by a one-two comet punch ?, Science 1992; 255:
160-61 

-- 
Gautam Majumdar