A new study published in Science Advances reveals the Chicxulub impact crater may have harbored a vast and long-lived hydrothermal system after the catastrophic impact event linked to the extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago.
A Three-dimensional cross-section of the hydrothermal system in the Chicxulub impact crater
and its seafloor vents. The system has the potential for harbouring microbial life
[Credit: Victor O. Leshyk…
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