Scientists gauge power of mighty asteroid that shaped Earth A monster asteroid, far more massive than the one that drove the dinosaurs to extinction, punched a huge hole in the Earth's crust billions of years ago and triggered global earthquakes that sent waves of towering tsunamis across all the world's oceans. Stanford scientists studying ancient rocks in a region of East Africa known as the Barberton Greenstone have for the first time modeled the asteroid's impact and concluded that it must have been one of the most powerful events to ever shape the face of Earth. The jumbled rocks there hold clear evidence of the stuff thrown up by the asteroid's impact roughly 3.26 billion years ago, but no one has found just where the crater-forming asteroid actually hit, said Stanford geologist Donald Lowe, who has explored the jumbled rocks of the Barberton area for more than a decade.
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