Dinosaur-killing asteroid triggered global tsunami that scoured seafloor thousands of miles from impact site

Modeled tsunami sea-surface height perturbation, in meters, four hours after the asteroid impact. This image shows results from the MOM6 model, one of two tsunami-propogation models used in the University of Michigan-led study. Credit: From Range et al. in AGU Advances, 2022.

The miles-wide asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago wiped out nearly all the dinosaurs and roughly three-quarters of the planet’s plant and animal species.

It also…

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