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A massive asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, setting off a decades-long “impact winter” in which a blanket of ash blocked sunlight and caused a severe drop in global surface temperatures, new sediment research concludes. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Created Dark ‘Impact Winter’ 66 Million Years Ago

A massive asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, setting off a decades-long “impact winter” in which a blanket of ash blocked sunlight and caused a severe drop in global surface temperatures, new sediment research concludes.

05/13/2014

A wind turbine stands near a coal-fired power plant. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Climate Change At Its Fastest Since Extinction Of Dinosaurs

A report issued by Stanford University is claiming that the Earth’s climate is changing at its fastest rates since the time of the dinosaurs’ extinction approximately 65 million years ago.

08/06/2013