Topic: Chicxulub crater

Expedition Will Sample Crater Left By Asteroid

April 6, 2015
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An international research team is formalizing plans to drill nearly 5,000 feet below the seabed to take core samples from the crater of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs.

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Seismic Images Show Dinosaur-Killing Meteor Made Bigger Splash

Jan. 23, 2008

The most detailed three-dimensional seismic images yet of the Chicxulub crater, a mostly submerged and buried impact crater on the Mexico coast, may modify a theory explaining the extinction of 70 percent of life on Earth 65 million years ago.

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