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NASA impact frequency experts speechless facing Centaur

Bill Napier on the Tusk

Royal Astronomical Society Press Release

Google News

Bonus PDF: Fred Hoyle’s 100th honored

Known severe upsets of the terrestrial environment and interruptions in the progress of ancient civilizations, together with our growing knowledge of interplanetary matter in […]

The Cosmic Tusk?

Cosmic Tusk Interview: Dr. Bill Napier

The Paper

The Tusk has been interested for some time in conducting an occasional interview with players in fields related to cosmic catastrophes in human times. So much of the coverage of our subject is “drive-by” journalism, with uninformed reporters on deadline asking shallow, often misinformed, questions of key scientists and […]

Younger Dryas Boundary identified in Chile

Paleomagnetism and Mineralogy of Unusual Silicate Glasses and Baked Soils on the Surface of the Atacama Desert of Northern Chile: A Major Airburst Impact ~12ka ago?.

Pierrick Roperch, CNRS, Paris Cedex 16, France pierrickr35@gmail.com

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60319

Abstract Body:

Unusual silicate glasses were […]

New Paper: Younger Dryas Boundary impact date constrained within 100 years

 

UCSB press release

Daily Mail

Red Orbit

Tusk regular Garcia makes hurculean effort on WUWT

Paper below in response to ham-handed 2014 attack from Meltzer – Holliday

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Bayesian chronological analyses consistent with synchronous age of 12,835–12,735 Cal B.P. for Younger Dryas boundary on four continents

Significance

A […]

To Australia with love, Michigan

Davias and Harris are wowing them again this week at the Geological Society of America. I will try and get a hold of their wonderful presentation and post…..

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Saginaw bay impact

 

A TALE OF TWO CRATERS: CORIOLIS-AWARE TRAJECTORY ANALYSIS CORRELATES TWO PLEISTOCENE IMPACT STREWN FIELDS AND GIVES […]

Saul/Paul on the Road to Damascus: Cosmic Airburst?

 

The early evangelist Paul became a Christian because of a dazzling light on the road to Damascus, but one astronomer thinks it was an exploding meteor

NEARLY two thousand years ago, a man named Saul had an experience that changed his life, and possibly yours as well. According to […]

Common culture embraces the Younger Dryas Boundary theory

Abstract: van Hoesel and Company discredit evidence they provide

Here is an abstract of a curious study from our Dutch skeptics. They call into question the presence of shocked quartz in the YDB despite the YDB “team” itself never making such claims. (Independent forensic support for the YDB hypothesis by our hero Mahaney did make such a claim for the Venezuelan deposits).

 

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Napier Paper: Giant comets and mass extinctions of life

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