New Simulation Supports Chicxulub Impact Scenario

 The Moon’s Schrödinger crater is well known for its mountain peaks encircling the crater’s center. Credit: NASA

The Moon’s Schrödinger crater is well known for its mountain peaks encircling the crater’s center. Credit: NASA

Astronomers have long marveled at the bull’s-eyes outlined in towering rock in many impact craters on planets and satellites in the solar system. As an example to investigate on Earth, scientists have only one crater to turn to: the Chicxulub crater, which intersects the coastline of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. To read more of this article by Bas den Hond, click here

Jennie Wadsworth