The Cosmic Companion VIP Newsletter - Sept. 1, 2020

Interview with Dr. Brian Fields - Did a supernova eruption cause the Devonian extinction?

Hello everyone:

This week, we are joined by Dr. Brian Fields of the University of Illinois. He recently headed a study showing how the Devonian extinction which took place on Earth 359 million years ago, may have been triggered by the supernova explosion of a nearby star.

We also look at a new experiment showing how life might survive a trip aboard an ast…

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