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Did the Deccan Do it?



A forthcoming paper in the Journal of the Geological Society presents evidence that the Chicxulub crater predates the Late Cretaceous extinction event by 300,000 years. Other causes, such as Deccan volcanism, may be the culprit. A popular account may be read at:

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601124&sid=akerRF7QkL.I&refer=home

Dan