This week's topic is: The End of Dinosaurs
mind-blowing (adj.) mentally or emotionally exciting or overwhelming
purported: (adj.) believed to be happening
furrowing: (v.) to make grooves, wrinkles, or lines in
fancies: (n.) imagination, especially of a kind that might be impossible to realize
rare elements: A specific set of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table.
hothouse period: A period of high temperatures when there were no continental glaciers on Earth.
aquatic: (adj.) Consisting of, or related to, water.
excavating: (v.) A process undertaken by archaeologists to remove earth carefully in order to find old objects buried in the ground or learn about the past.
(A) is consistent with (B): In agreement with facts.
spherule: Tiny remains of molten rock that crashed back to Earth after asteroids hit it.
terminal velocity: The highest speed an object can free fall.
rule out: To reject as a possibility.
seismic: Subject to, or caused by, an earthquake.
resonance: A vibration caused by various phenomenon.
Deccan Traps: An area of intense volcanic activity 66 million years ago in what is now India.