Ka-Boom! Crash! Shiver! How paleontologists are unraveling the extinction that killed the dinosaurs

Ka-Boom! Crash! Shiver! How paleontologists are unraveling the extinction that killed the dinosaurs

Science Pub Guest Speakers: Corinne Myers, PhD and Carlie Pietsch, PhD

Just like dinosaurs, countless ocean creatures went extinct under somewhat perplexing conditions when a giant meteorite struck Earth about 66 million years ago. Yet excellent fossil records of their shells remain, helping us understand what happened ecologically, why some organisms survived, and why others didn’t.