News of the WeekPaleontology

Evidence of Huge, Deadly Impact Found Off Australian Coast?

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  14 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5673, pp. 941
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5673.941a

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


Seven geoscientists report online this week in Science ( that they have found the scar of a large asteroid or comet impact just off the northwest coast of Australia that could have trigged the largest mass extinction ever, 250 million years ago. But some researchers are not convinced.