Mass extinctions and supernova explosions

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Korschinek, Gunther;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-21846-5_22
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics::Space Physics

A nearby supernova (SN) explosion could have negatively influenced life on Earth, maybe even been responsible for mass extinctions. Mass extinction poses a significant extinction of numerous species on Earth, as recorded in the paleontologic, paleoclimatic, and geologic... View more
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