If you had asked me this as a teenager, I would have said, “It was good,” and the conversation would have ended. In this post, though, I actually give you details.
All you need are radioactive rock parts, a mass spectrometer and math skills, and then you too can figure out how many millions of years ago different things happened on our planet.
An asteroid? A meteorite? A Near-Earth object? A bolide? Anything, but late for dinner?
Yes. Yes. Yes. Sometimes. Yes, but only if it is also a comedian from the 1950s.
If you want to have a really bad day, do like the dinosaurs did and hang around after a six-mile wide object from outer space smashes into the Earth.