How Jupiter killed dinosaurs!?

Comic depicting how Jupiter’s gravity makes the asteroid’s trajectory divert and comes towards Earth (Credits: https://planetpailly.com/2015/07/31/sciency-words-kirkwood-gaps/)

After reading the title, your might think, “What!! Dinosaurs were killed by an asteroid, flooding of water, global warming, melting of glaciers etc;” Well, that’s partly true, but what started this chain of reactions. What made the furious asteroid come towards Earth?

To understand this better, we need to revisit our solar system. Do you remember this picture which we learned in high school !! :)

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