About 65 million years ago, non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out and more than half of the world's species were erased.
This mass extinction opened the way for the rise of mammals and the appearance of humans.
The Chicxulub The asteroid is often cited as a potential cause of the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event.
The asteroid crashed into a shallow sea in what is now the Gulf of Mexico.
The collision released a huge cloud of dust and soot that triggered globalization climate change, sweeping away 75% of all animal and planimetric species.
Researchers argue that the soot necessary for such a global catastrophe could only come from a direct impact on the rocks in Mexico's particularly rich, low-hydrocarbon waters.
About 65 million years ago the non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out and more than half of the species of the world were canceled. The Asteroid Chicxulub is often cited as a potential cause of the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event (picture)
This has caused earthquakes and landslides in areas up to Argentina.
But while the waves and the eruptions were The creatures that live at the time were not only suffering from the waves – the heat was much worse
During the studies on the event the researchers found small particles of rock and other debris that were fired in the air when the asteroid crashed.
Spherical calls, these small particles covered the planet with a thick layer of soot
Experts explain that losing light from the sun caused a complete collapse in the aquatic system.
This is because the phytoplankton base of almost all aquatic food chains would have been eliminated.
It is believed that the more than 180 million years of evolution that have brought the world to the Cretaceous point have been destroyed less than the life of a Tyrannosaurus rex, whi ch is about 20 to 30 years old.