Did the Chicxulub asteroid knock Earth’s thermometer out of the ballpark?

Posted by on May 24, 2018 6:17 pm
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When the Chicxulub asteroid smashed into Earth 65 million years ago, the event drove an abrupt and long-lasting era of global warming, with a rapid temperature increase of 5° Celsius (C) that endured for roughly 100,000 years, a new study reports.

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