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

Vindication: Critic finds Nanodiamonds in Younger Dryas Boundary Claeys

Unbelievable. Out of nowhere de-facto capitulation. Phil Claeys, a co-author of the new paper Scribd below, is a persistent and rather snarky critic of the Younger Dryas Boundary theory, see here:

Supposed chemical evidence has withered under scrutiny, says impact geochemist Philippe Claeys of the Free […]

Reader Spotlight: Terry Egolf

Reader Terry Egolf has left some interesting and well composed comments on the Tusk lately. As I say on my “About George” page, I am not a creationist and hardly a student of the good book. My church in Raleigh is an overwhelmingly social affair that I find spiritually satisfying nonetheless.

That said, the Tusk […]

Reconnaissance: Tusk Boots Hit Ground with iPad at Butterfly Bays

Pic of the Day: Davias and Perigee Zero stun planet with Carolina Bay image


Update#1: Larger image now linked to small above;)

Mike Davias brought some attention today to one of the Tusk’s favorite subjects: Carolina Bays. His wonderful LIDAR image of the bays — above and first revealed here on the Tusk — was selected as today’s […]