Caitlin Flynn
Updated Nov 23, 2016 @ 6:04 pm
Credit: Universal Pictures

Sixty-six million years after their extinction, the world remains fascinated with dinosaurs. Thanks to a recent study, we know more about the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs — and this new information is seriously intense. The study, which was published in the journal Science, found that the asteroid linked to the demise of the creatures likely turned the Earth’s surface into liquid when it struck our planet 66 million years ago.

As it turns out, science is way more dramatic than we even realized.