Tag: Mass Extinction

5 Events that could lead to Mass Extinction on Earth

5 Events that could lead to Mass Extinction on Earth

The long-term habitability of Earth is a massive debate these days. More often than not, these discussions are somehow linked to the progress of different space agencies, who are in the quest of sending humans to Mars. Scientists are trying to find other habitable planets (besides Earth) in the universe so that our species should…

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Scientists have found some New Insights about Dinosaur Extinction

Scientists have found some New Insights about Dinosaur Extinction

The asteroid/comet impact, which took place 66 million years ago, definitely reignited the Indian volcanoes but their role in dinosaur extinction is still not clear. A recent study, published in the journal ‘Science’, adds even more strength to the idea that the massive volcanic eruptions in India were reignited by the asteroid which smashed into…

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Human Race has destroyed over 80% of life despite constituting just 0.01%

Human Race has destroyed over 80% of life despite constituting just 0.01%

Humanity has brought death to most of the life on Earth even though other forms of life supersede us massively. Human activity is causing adverse impacts on our surroundings. The depletion of ozone layer is a common example in this regard. Harmful chemicals like Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) are the major cause behind that and a continuous…

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What happens if tomorrow an Asteroid with the size of Los Angeles hits the Earth?

What happens if tomorrow an Asteroid with the size of Los Angeles hits the Earth?

Can an Asteroid as big as LA lead to the Extinction of the Human Race? The world will vanish one day and scientists have many theories about the annihilation of the planet Earth. Astronomers seem to believe that a severe impact on earth may cause its end. Astronomically speaking thousands of asteroids have come in…

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The Asteroid that killed the Dinosaurs spilled some Water on the Moon

The Asteroid that killed the Dinosaurs spilled some Water on the Moon

Asteroids are a common topic of discussion among scientists around the world, these days. But was an asteroid the reason behind the extinction of dinosaurs? Yes, it is true. Sun was shining bright and everything was going on smoothly when a mountain-sized asteroid smashed into the coastal areas of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, 66 million years…

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