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Title: The Death of the Dinosaurs: 27 Years Later (LBNL Summer Lecture Series)

Summer Lecture Series 2006: Rich Muller, a Berkeley Lab physicist, discusses Nobel laureate Luis Alvarez and colleagues' 1979 discovery that an asteroid impact killed the dinosaurs. He also discussesmore » what scientists have learned in the subsequent 27 years. Alvarez's team detected unusual amounts of iridium in sedimentary layers. They attributed the excess iridium to an impact from a large asteroid. His talk was presented June 30, 2006.« less
Title: The Death of the Dinosaurs: 27 Years Later (LBNL Summer Lecture Series)
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Publication Date: 2006-06-30
OSTI Identifier: 1009111
DOE Contract Number: AC02-05CH11231
Other Number(s): TRN: US201110%%4
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Summer Lecture Series, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California (United States), presented on July 30, 2006
Research Org: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 58 GEOSCIENCES ; ASTEROIDS ; IRIDIUM ; SEDIMENTARY ROCKS ; GEOLOGIC HISTORY ; PALEOCLIMATOLOGY ; Dinosaur extinction ; Asteroid ; Iridium
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:55:26
System Entry Date: 2017-12-15