Reaping The Whirlwind

The second extinction of the dinosaurs from the Bahariya Oasis began shortly after midnight. It came from the sky. It began with a barely discernible disturbance in the air, a distant rumble that insinuated itself into the quiet of the night and quickly grew in intensity to a deafening roar. Then, suddenly, the sound became sight and the dark became light as the sky itself became fire. Moments later the roaring was punctuated by a stunning explosion that shattered the still night air. Then...

Death And Resurrection

No one knows what brought the huge animal down. The life of a dinosaur had no shortage of perils. Even a dinosaur this big more than 80 feet long and weighing perhaps 65 to 70 tons was not immune. Something killed it disease, injury, attack, possibly just old age. At some point its knees buckled and it dropped to the ground with a seismic thud, or perhaps a massive splash. It was almost certainly still alive at that moment critically injured or racked with illness, perhaps, but still alive. Too...

Cosmos

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