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Almost 800,000 Years Ago, an Enormous Meteorite Struck Earth. Now We Know Where.

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Almost 800,000 Years Ago, an Enormous Meteorite Struck Earth. Now We Know Where.

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    Almost 800,000 Years Ago, an Enormous Meteorite Struck Earth. Now We Know Where.
    by Evan Gough

    20% of the surface of Earth’s Eastern Hemisphere is littered with a certain kind of rock. Black, glossy blobs called tektites are spread throughout Australasia. Scientists know they’re from a meteorite strike, but they’ve never been able to locate the crater where it struck Earth. Now a team of scientists seems to have found it. …

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