Tuesday, May 3, 2016

UPDATED: Drilling Into Ground Zero of Dinosaur Killer

Hey Space Placers!


Here is the latest story on the dino-killer dig. There will be more on this as they get deeper and analyze the recovered coring samples.

Here is a story on the drilling going on at the site of the cosmic impact that is believed to have killed off the dinosaurs.

Here are some related stories



It will be some time until the science results are published but we should get updates in the meantime.

I was fortunate enough to witness the US Geological Survey's International Drilling Project into Virginia's own impact crater located in Chesapeake Bay.

Courtesy Richard Drumm
We learn much about our planet from studying these impacts as we have with other planets and moons in the solar system.

Sky Guy in VA

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