Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

A flashback on the dawn of the meteorite impact/extinction theory

Jan Smit

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 57 (4), 2012: 677-679 doi:

Presented are my personal recollections on some of the major contributions by the Alvarez groups to the birth and development of the meteorite impact/extinction theory.

Jan Smit [], Department of Marine Geology and Sedimentology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, de Boelelaan 1085, NL−1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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