[meteorite-list] Did a Supernova Kill Earth's Marine Megafauna 2.5 Million Years Ago?
From: Paul <etchplain_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2018 17:29:01 -0600
Megalodon may have been killed off by Supernova
radiation, Hannah Osborne, Newsweek, December 13, 2018
Massive supernova explosion may have wiped out giant
prehistoric sharks, scientists say. Megalodon may have
been among creatures driven to extinction after cosmic
particles drove up cancer rates, new study claims
The Independent, Josh Gabbatiss, December 2018
The paper is;
Adrian L. Melott, Franciole Marinho, and Laura Paulucci
2018, Hypothesis: Muon Radiation Dose and Marine
Megafaunal Extinction at the End-Pliocene Supernova.
Astrobiology, Published Online, November 27, 2018
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