Saturday 9 February 2013

Dinosaur extinction date

Dinosaur extinction: Scientists estimate 'most accurate' date

Scientists believe they have determined the most precise date yet for the extinction of dinosaurs. Researchers from Glasgow University were part of an international team that has been investigating the demise of the dinosaur. By using dating techniques on rock and ash samples, they established the creatures died out about 66,038,000 years ago - give or take 11,000 years. 

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