Cast: Ben Garrod, Alice Roberts
Released on: 15 May 2017
Duration: 60 min
IMDB Rating: 6.3/10 (10 Votes)
Plot: Investigates the greatest vanishing act inside the history of our planet – the sudden disappearance of the dinosaurs sixty six million years in the past. professionals suspect that the dinosaurs have been worn out after a city-sized asteroid smashed into the Gulf of Mexico causing a big crater. but till now, they have not had any evidence. In a global first, evolutionary biologist Ben Garrod joins a multi-million pound drilling expedition into the exact spot the asteroid hit to get hard proof of the hyperlink. The team overcomes large limitations as it attempts to drill 1,500 metres below sea level to tug up rock from the Chicxulub crater. in the meantime, paleopathologist Professor Alice Roberts travels the globe assembly top scientists and gaining distinctive get entry to to a mass fossil graveyard in New Jersey – believed up to now from the same time the asteroid hit. Alice additionally treks by horseback across the faraway plains of Patagonia, to peer if the results of the asteroid effect could have worn out dinosaurs across the world – almost straight away. Alice and Ben’s investigations reveal startling new proof of a hyperlink among the asteroid and the dying of the dinosaurs, providing a brilliant photograph of the maximum dramatic 24 hours in our planet’s history. They illustrate what came about within the seconds and hours after the effect, revealing that had the large asteroid struck the Earth a second earlier, or later, the destruction might not have been overall for the dinosaurs. And in the event that they still roamed the arena, we humans may in no way have come to rule the planet.