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There’s a Vast Microbial Ecosystem Underneath the Crater that Wiped Out the Dinosaurs

18 Nov 2020, 17:18 UTC
There’s a Vast Microbial Ecosystem Underneath the Crater that Wiped Out the Dinosaurs via Universe Today

How did life arise on Earth? How did it survive the Hadean eon, a time when repeated massive impacts excavated craters thousands of kilometres in diameter into the Earth’s surface? Those impacts turned the Earth into a hellish place, where the oceans turned to steam, and the atmosphere was filled with rock vapour. How could any living thing have survived?

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