Kerr Watch

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

Antonio Zamora in Geomorphology: Carolina Bays are shock liquefaction impact features from supersonic ice boulders launched by cosmic impact into the glacial ice sheet

The Tusk was absolutely thrilled to see the publication last week of a paper concerning Carolina Bays in the distinguished journal, “Geomorphology,” A Model for the Geomorphology of Bays.  Other than a brief role for the Carolina bays in the early papers of the Comet Research Group, and a much longer series of Geological Society […]

Whatapaper: Baillie and McAneney on the Bronze Age Cosmic Collapse

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Below is a superbly written exploration of the climate collapse(s) circa. 2200 B.C. by occasional Tusk commentor Jonny McAneney and his mentor, long-time Tusk favorite Mike Baillie.

I don’t know how I missed this paper, but I do know how I found it. Jonny thoughtfully posted the public link back in December […]

Extraordinary or ordinary?: West responds to CBS about latest paper

 

 

We agree with them that glass could be formed a lot of different ways. We don’t have a problem with that,” said Allen West, a retired oil and gas executive who is one of the leading proponents of the theory.

“You can get them from grass fires but you also […]

#YDB impact confirmed again: Volcanos and Asteroids and Mammoths — Oh My!

My dear Kepler, I wish that we might laugh at the remarkable stupidity of the common herd. What do you have to say about the principal philosophers of this academy who are filled with the stubbornness of an asp and do not want to look at either the planets, the moon or the telescope, […]