October 02, 2015 at 12:13PM on Facebook

Apocalyptic synergy! “A big enough asteroid (or comet) could have jostled the planet down to its core, shaking the core-mantle boundary plume feeding the already active volcanoes in India and stimulating the massive eruptions of the Deccan Traps, which blanketed an area the size of Utah plus Nevada with lava flows more than a mile thick.”
That asteroid might have needed help wiping out the dinosaurs