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Tiny Diamonds Support Comet Theory

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Tiny Diamonds Support Comet Theory

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Tiny Diamonds Support Comet Theory

Tiny Diamonds Support Comet Theory

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Scientists have long blamed climate change for the mass extinction of animals that took place in North America almost 13,000 years ago. Now some researchers say a comet broke apart and burned the landscape and many of the creatures living on it. The proof is "nanodiamonds," microscopic diamonds they've found in the soil across the continent.

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