Kerr Watch

Elapsed time since Richard Kerr failed to inform his Science readers of the confirmation of nanodiamonds at the YDB: 5 years, 11 months, and 17 days

TEDx: Graham Hancock on Lost Civilizations and the Younger Dryas Boundary Impact

Comets and the Early Christian Mosaics of Ravenna

Hat Tip to Malaga Bay

Q-Mag

Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick: 60 Minutes’ Cooper nails NASA’s Yeomans and Chodas on common asteroid threat

We all know the Tusk enjoys the study of past catastrophes but is less interested in blogging on space borne threats to our future. The intellectual real estate of future apocalypse — Repent! — is too well populated on the internet for us.

But great TV is great […]

2012 Slow Green Fireball Train in UK: Satellite or Meteor Break-Up?

I hate being dragged into these “modern” reports, since the Tusk specializes about this kind of stuff in the ancient past. But the UK event yesterday was really, really cool and I have posted before on these slow greenish fireballs.

Because of the unusually long duration and slow movement, some people […]