Looking into traces of two massive meteorite impacts found in the Swedish county of Jämtland, researchers at the University of Gothenburg have discovered a uniquely rare twin-meteorite strike that occurred at the same time, some 460 million years ago.
Erik Sturkell, a Professor of Geophysics at the University of Gothenburg, made the revelation, in an article published on the University’s website.
“The two meteorite impacts occurred at the same time, 458 million years ago, and formed these two craters.”
Sturkell and his team of researchers disclosed the details of their discovery in the Swedish [...]
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