Science What's in the crater left by the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs?

Scientists hope that they can discover more about the effect of asteroid impacts and ecological repopulation by drilling into the 66-million-year-old crater.

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Scientists are aiming to drill into the crater left by the asteroid that may have killed off the dinosaurs in an effort to learn more about the mass extinction, and the revival of life in the aftermath of the cosmic collision.