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, [...]
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 well. [...]
It is safe to say The Bos is becoming obsessed. Someone please count and let me know, but I believe he has four publications this year seeking to undermine the Younger Dryas Boundary Hypothesis. Over time he has published more than a dozen. Today he is back in PNAS — alone — and in [...]
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 later, with [...]
The YDB Event: The Most Recent Global Catastrophe in Human History? MAY 24, 2013 BY NATURAL HISTORIAN
The Chelyabinsk meteor explosion as recorded by a dash-cam of a truck..
Remember the meteor that exploded over Russia earlier this year? A 50 foot diameter object exploded 14 miles above the surface of the earth and created a [...]
Stein B. Jacobsen? and here and here
Program Note: More recent posts can be found below
Where Lies the Younger Dryas Boundary Smoking Gun?
Nice sum up from a creationist blog
U Santa Barbara
Program Note: Boslough\LeCompte colloquy reposted and readable