Meteor Crater AZ

Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs

04 Mar 2010

The Cretaceous-Tertiary mass extinction, which wiped out the dinosaurs and more than half of species on Earth, was caused by an asteroid colliding with Earth and not massive volcanic activity, according to a comprehensive new review of all the evidence.

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Charles Darwin, Christ's College

Commemorating Darwin

01 May 2009

David Norman, Director of the Sedgwick Museum examines Darwin’s early years and his links with Cambridge.

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Melting is your destiny

Taking the long view on climate change

01 Sep 2007

Cambridge Earth Scientists are contributing to our understanding of the climate system by studying the history of climate change recorded in sediments deposited on the sea floor.

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