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Dino Killer Sized Stone Struck - 1,000,000 Years Ago
According to BBC (but also reported elsewhere), an asteroid "the size of the
one blamed for killing off the dinosaurs 65 million years ago" hit Antartic
780,000 years ago. Didn't do nearly as much damage as Earth was suffering
through an ice-age at the time, and "even tidal waves would have been
weakened by the stabilising effect of icebergs on the ocean".
The shapes of things are dumb.