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

Love Notes: Wittke and van Hoesel in PNAS

Cosmic impact or natural fires at the Allerød–Younger Dryas boundary: A matter of dating and calibration Annelies van Hoesel,a,b,1 Wim Z. Hoek,b Johannes van der Plicht,c,dGillian M. Pennock,a and Martyn R. Drurya Author information ► Copyright and License information ► See the reply “Reply to van Hoesel et al.: Impact-related Younger Dryas […]

In desperate hole, Pinter grabs another shovel

Nicholas Pinter

In a recent interview with NBC News anti-YDB jihadi Nick Pinter claimed that “the pro-impact literature is, at this point, fringe science being promoted by a single journal.”

This is nonsense — and easily disproven. The critics of the YDB hypothesis have published 10 times in PNAS (see […]

NatGeo actually calls Wally Broecker to discuss evidence for cosmic impact at Younger Dryas start

NatGeo 2007

NatGeo 2008

NatGeo 2013

Did a Comet Really Kill the Mammoths 12,900 Years Ago? Did the planetary upheaval 12,900 years ago come from the heavens—or Earth? Robert Kunzig

National Geographic Published September 10, 2013

Why did mammoths, mastodons, and other mega-beasts vanish from North America?

Was it because:

1) […]

First Harvard, now Dartmouth: More independent evidence for Younger Dryas impact

Vox Clamantis

September 9th, 2013 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Category: Great papers, impact markers, PNAS, Younger Dryas Boundary: ET or Not? | 108 comments