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Asteroid which killed the dinosaurs acidified the oceans

Scientists find disturbing evidence of the space rock impact’s devastating effect on our planet. (Source: University of St Andrews/ SWNS) The asteroid which wiped out the dinosaurs acidified the oceans and cemented the creatures’ tragic fate, scientists have claimed. Analysis of fossilised algae has revealed the grim after-effect a devastating impact 66 million years ago had …

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New Evidence Questions Whether Venus Ever Had Oceans on Its Surface

Recently, new research surprised astronomers and the public by suggesting that millions of years ago, Venus could have been a hospitable planet with lower temperatures allowing water to exist on its surface. That would have made it more Earth-like, and some people argued it could even have supported life. A composite image of the planet …

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