Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory wanted to evaluate what could possibly occur when a huge asteroid strikes the sea. They found the results to be extremely fascinating. The study was presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting.
The study spearheaded by Galen Gisler and team from ANL employed supercomputers to gauge the impact of a speeding space rock hitting the ocean.
The results turned out to be quite surprising. Gisler and the team used simulated experiments to find that waves created from point sources just vanished at a quick pace. They did not expand or grow as it was predicted, reveals Gizmodo.
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