Massive cosmic impact may not have made Mammoth's extinct 12,900 yrs ago

A new study has recently revealed that the controversial theory, which explains that a cosmic impact triggered the killing of giants like mammoths, may not be after all true.

New evidence supports theory of cosmic impact 12,800 yrs ago

About 12,800 years ago when the Earth was warming and emerging from the last ice age, a dramatic and anomalous event occurred that abruptly reversed climatic conditions back to near-glacial state.

Cosmic impact wiped out woolly mammoths?

Woolly mammoths - the gigantic cousins of modern day elephants - may have died as a result of climate change following a major cosmic impact near the end of the Ice Age.