Thermal neutrons could be a cause of biological extinctions 65 Myr ago


Tabulations1–4 of the number of genera present before and after the Cretaceous–Tertiary extinctions have revealed certain patterns1–6. Marine organisms were much more susceptible to extinction than were freshwater or terrestrial organisms. Benthic marine organisms were affected as much as those organisms that swam or floated. However, some marine genera… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/303797a0


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