Science & Technology
Dinosaur Extinction -- Behind the Asteroid Impact Theory
- 1 x 49 min.
- Clean, M/E + English
- English script
- What happened to our planet 66 million years ago?
The asteroid impact theory is now the prevailing theory regarding the main cause of the extinction of the dinosaurs. Initially, though, the theory was unpopular. But over time, the tide turned, thanks to the hard work of young, passionate and unknown geologists, and the support of scientists from different fields, which helped produce breakthroughs. The program looks into the initial discovery of a gigantic crater deep in the ocean floor, which proved the asteroid impact theory. Follow the research and evidence-gathering journey that revealed the unimaginable destructive power of the asteroid and helped this theory gain widespread support.