The Day the Mesozoic Died: The Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs — HHMI BioInteractive Video

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Ever wonder why the dinosaurs disappeared? HHMI BioInteractive investigates the cause of the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period—and the clues come from paleontology, chemistry, physics, and biology.

This three-act film tells the story of the extraordinary detective work that solved one of the greatest scientific mysteries of all time. Explore the fossil evidence of these prehistoric animals, and other organisms that went extinct, through this lively educational video.



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A future scientist will find a toxic plastic layer representing our time. 😷

Author — Hangover Chilly

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When the dinosaurs looked up at the asteroid flying towards them it was the first known use of the phrase "wtf?"

Author — J K

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1:43 "not a single, giant reptile in sight"
Bruh im lookin straight at one

Author — huehuehu

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I'm curious how my monster In law survived after that impact.

Author — Edgar Perez

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Yo who else is watching this high gimme a fist bump man

Author — Terry Voorbij

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These types of shows are what we need on TV, honestly.

Author — KrK007

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I love these made up fantasy bed time stories 🤣🤣

Author — UT99master

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"But, discoveries like these are extremely rare." Yeah, because the SMITHSONIAN already scooped up anything relevant to anything.

Author — Xoeii Elizabeth

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"and darkness was upon the face of the deep" ………. AND THEN!

Author — watcher john randy maidment

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This lays out all the evidence in such a precise way. It's really interesting

Author — Doodelay

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When I look at this I realised how short our time here on earth actually is..

Author — Sandor Clegane

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Very interesting
I learned more here about what happened to the dinosaurs then I did when I was in school.

Author — MrHulltech2

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Welcome to the comment section where we have snacks enjoy the show everyone 🍩🍦🍡🍰🍿🥤🥨

Author — XxOmegaslayerxX

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the Smithsonian Historian, Kirk Johnson, looks a lot like my old middle school teacher.

Author — Carlos Ruiz

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That mountain that the first italian is speaking of was a tree. A giant tree.

Author — Cineva spunea

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It took life A MILLION years to recover from one measly asteroid. Now try and imagine what atomic war will do.
Peace, please!!!

Author — A. DUBITANTE

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And here I’m thinking Beerus Sama was the one who drove them to extinction for their cocky attitude 😅

Author — Xalva B&X

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Who else looked at the thumbnail and was like "wtf was a cat doing in the mesozoic?"

Author — J K

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Learned more here than I did in school about dinosaurs.

Author — Addison M

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We have this layer vissible here in Denmark also. 'Stevns klint' is the place.

Author — petergorm