Kerr Watch

Elapsed time since Richard Kerr failed to inform his Science readers of the confirmation of nanodiamonds at the YDB: 6 years, 2 months, and 2 days

Days since NASA has reported WISE finding a comet or asteroid NEO: 19

See here: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/stats/wise/

Science News: Signs of giant comet impacts found in cores

Copious ammonium may be evidence of a 50-billion-ton strike at the end of the ice age Signs of giant comet impacts found in cores, Science News, March 30, 2010 By Sid Perkins A new study cites spikes of ammonium in Greenland ice cores as evidence for a giant comet impact at the end of […]

NASA continues opaque and clumsy treatment of dark comets and dark asteroids found by WISE

NASA put out another one of those creepy home made news articles today regarding the WISE mission finding dark objects. This one is even more condescending than usual, with the inane lede, “Imagine you are a Brontosaurus….”

Well, I am not a “Brontosaurus.” But I am keenly interested in what the hell WISE is […]

Bang: Two new papers out concerning proposed Younger Dryas Event

Adrian Melott

[See here for a news article from December previewing Melott’s March publication.]

I’m still unpacking these two brand new papers from Adrian Melott and A.E. Carlson comparing the atmospheric signals of the Tunguska Event and the start of the Younger Dryas, but they appear relatively positive from standpoint […]