I love this. Here is an article about a discovery that seems to capture the very moment the asteroid hit within minutes of precision on an event 66 million years ago. It blows my mind. And a pipe is smoked.
There's a well written and highly engaging book on the Fossil War between E. D. Cope and O. C. Marsh entitled, The Gilded Dinosaur: The Fossil War Between E. D. Cope and O. C. Marsh And The Rise Of American Science, by Mark Jaffee. One of the best reads I had.