Tag Archives: Geological Change

~500,000: Predicting the Next Major Asteroid Impact on Earth

Exploring the likelihood and potential consequences of future major asteroid impacts on Earth, and the ongoing efforts to predict and prepare for these events

c. 66 Million BCE: The Deccan Traps – A Volcanic Phenomenon

The Deccan Traps, an example of massive volcanic activity, dramatically altered Earth's landscape and climate, potentially contributing to the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period, showcasing the interplay of gradual and catastrophic [...]