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    Did a Comet Wipe out the Dinosaurs?

    About 66 million years ago a massive chunk of rock slammed into Earth in what is the modern-day Yucatan Peninsula. The impact extinguished about 75% of all life on Earth. Most famously, it was the event that wiped out the dinosaurs. While mainstream scientific thought has pointed to an asteroid as the impactor, a new …
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    The reason dinosaurs were dead years ago is Jupiter. A significant part of comets can change their trajectory closer to the Sun due to the attraction of Jupiter.

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