Crater of Death (1997)

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Documentary programme investigating Walter and Luis Alvarez's theory that a huge meteor striking Earth caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. Looks at various craters as evidence of meteor strikes and poses the theory that it was a comet that hit the Earth in a sulphurous area which ignited an enormous fireball that stretched continents and showered the atmosphere with billions of tons of sulphuric acid.

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