11/27/1999

French geophysicists have proposed the

Filed under:General — eric @ 6:29 am

French geophysicists have proposed the theory that gravitational tugs by the sun and moon have caused mass volcanism at key times in Earth’s past, the most recent responsible for the rise of the dinosaurs. This article, from the BBC, doesn’t get into any of the details, like why it’s only happened a few times. I need to see the original research I guess to understand this.