Is the Dinosaur-Apocalypse Story Wrong?

66 million years ago, a six-mile-wide asteroid, larger than Mount Everest is tall, slammed our planet with the force of ten billion atomic bombs, unleashing giant fireballs, crushing tsunamis, continent-shaking earthquakes, and suffocating darkness. This was the cause of the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, which drove the dinosaurs off the planet almost overnight. Or so we thought.

[The Atlantic]