Loose Goose: The Bos all over the map

Long ago the Tusk noted a fascinating 2010 missive from The Bos concerning the virtue of everyone (else) remaining intellectually flexible. Or, as he put it, having a willingness to “change your mind.” Here is the link and I have copied the text at the bottom.

The Bos’ statement has not aged […]

Broecker to Kunzig: This Deal is Real

Readers will recall the awkwardly titled September post, “NatGeo actually calls Wally Broecker to discuss evidence for cosmic impact at Younger Dryas start.” The Tusk was trying to convey there my astonishment that a thoughtful and thorough article was written on recent advances in the study of the Younger Dryas Boundary. Only […]

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) […]

But seriously, folks: Harvard bangs a big fat Platinum nail in YDB critic coffin

BBC

The Mail

Phys.org

Crickets

Stein B. Jacobsen? and here and here

Program Note: More recent posts can be found below

July 25th, 2013 | Tags: , , , , , , | Category: impact markers, Independent Confirmations, PNAS, wally broecker, Younger Dryas Boundary: ET or Not? | 11 comments

Scammed!: Harvard publishes salted samples [Sarcasm]

Large Pt anomaly in the Greenland ice core points to a cataclysm at the onset of Younger Dryas by George Howard

 

In yet another scurrilous feat of science sample salting, Dr. Allen West and his so-called “Younger Dryas Boundary Team” have now managed to clandestinely contaminate ice core samples from the Greenland Ice […]

Younger Dryas Boundary: Extraterrestrial or Not? AGU Fall Meeting 2009

I was fortunate to attend the YDB session in San Francisco at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. With a young family and a growing business it is tough — and selfish — to pull away to the West Coast to play scientist two weeks before Christmas. But I did. And I appreciate […]