September 06, 2007
Because Breaking Up is Hard on You

Scientists have announced the discovery of an asteroid breakup event which eventually lead to the extinction of the dinosaurs. By using sophisticated computer models, a joint U.S.-Czech team from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and Charles University in Prague found an impact event that broke up the parent object of asteroid (298) Baptistina 160 million years ago created an unstable debris field, members of which eventually slammed into both the Earth and the Moon.

Posted by scott at September 06, 2007 10:43 AM

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Yet another example if "interstellar bar billiards"...Douglas Adams would be pleased.

I guess it's all good as long as the felt (representing the temporal universe) isn't torn by a n errant cue... ;-)

Posted by: Mark on September 6, 2007 11:23 AM
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