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Comet did not wipe out Clovis people

A team of researchers has concluded that a comet did not wipe out the Clovis culture 13,000 years ago. A comet crashing into the Earth some 13,000 years ago was thought to have spelled doom to a group of early North American people, and possibly the extinction of ice age beasts

Evidence against Ice Age comet strike

Researchers have compiled evidence which shows that it was unlikely that an Ice Age comet strike nearly wiped out the Clovis people and three-quarters of North America's large animals. Theories emerged that a comet may have slammed into the ice fields of eastern Canada, sufficiently altering the climate enough to

Halley’s comet spotted by ancient Greeks

Halley's comet may have been spotted by the ancient Greeks, more than 200 years earlier than previously thought. According to ancient writers, a large meteorite smacked into northern Greece between 466BC and 467BC. The writers also described a comet in the sky at the time the meteorite fell to Earth,

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