Kerr Watch

Elapsed time since Richard Kerr failed to inform his Science readers of the confirmation of nanodiamonds at the YDB: 6 years, 3 months, and 1 day

CCNet Reprint: Grondine Essay On Collapse of Roman Empire

CCNet ESSAY: IMPACT AND THE END OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE IN THE WEST

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By E.P. Grondine

BARBARIANS, VOLCANO, PLAGUE, BARBARIANS, RESPITE; COMETS, FAMINES, PLAGUES, BARBARIANS, A SHORTER RESPITE; EARTHQUAKE, IMPACT, FATAL INFLUENZA, BARBARIANS, VOLCANO

NOTES ON TEXT RECORDS OF THE DESTRUCTION OF BAZAS, DEPARTMENT LA GIRONDE, BY IMPACT, CA. 580 CE […]

6th Century Wasteland: Secret Volcano or Cosmic Interaction?

I was not surprised to see the paper below this week in Science. I have read all of Mike Baillie’s books, as well as ‘Catastrophe’ by David Keys, leaving me feeling as though I had actually lived through the 6th Century.

The inescapable conclusion of the popular books and the hard science […]

Thomas Kuhn Would Be Proud: L.A. Museum of Natural History Displays Paradigm Shift

Wolly Mammoths…..in Ancient Egypt?

Here is an interesting little article I found wandering about the net. Please note ALL the text below is reposted from Darrien Naish — and not original. My “Block Quotes” still are not working so it is hard to distinguish off-site material from my own.

Here is Darrien’s original blog: http://scienceblogs.com/tetrapodzoology/2011/01/ancient_egyptian_pygmy_mammoth.php

As the owner of […]