Kerr Watch

Number of days writer Richard Kerr has failed to inform his Science readers of the confirmation of nanodiamonds at the YDB: 3 years and 7 months

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The Cosmic Tusk Newsletter

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Linked?: Andrew Cooper on Feb 15 Asteroid and Russian Meteor

 

Cooper?

Debunked:

Not to be taken seriously. The first thing I noticed was a schoolboy blunder in  celestial mechanics:  you don’t add velocities in the way that he did, you add energies, that’s to say the squares of the velocities.  If an asteroid with an asymptotic approach speed of 5.6 km/s is going [...]

Korkino 1:10

1:30

Le Bos, mais pourquoi pas la France?!

But why not France, Bos!?

The news release

 

Independent investigators have failed to confirm the reports of enhanced concentrations of spherules and platinum-group elements in YD boundary sediments.

Boslough, Surovell et al., January 30, 2013, Arguments and Evidence Against a Younger Dryas Impact Event

  

 

Interhemispheric evidence of a cosmic impact [...]

From Space with Love: February Fireballs Nothing New

The Great Canadien Fireball Train of February 9, 1913 as painted by Gustav Hahn

See Tusk, December 2, 2010

Just sayin’:

“They all hail from the asteroid belt—but not from a single location in the asteroid belt,” he says. “There is no common source for these fireballs, which [...]