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, 3 months, and 26 days

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Nice Dice?: The Bos disputes Harvard

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 [...]

Love Notes: Napier takes down The Bos on disintegrating comets in space; Tusk lends hand

Boslough 2013–Wittke 1313495110 PNAS comet younger dryas Napier.pdf by George Howard

First Harvard, now Dartmouth: More independent evidence for Younger Dryas impact

Vox Clamantis

Melott 2013

We find that the increases in 14C and 10 Be at the time of the Younger Dryas are consistent with the airburst of a long-period comet of the suggested mass, making this a plausible scenario.

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

Mahaney 2013

The breakup in space of a comet or asteroid prior to impact could produce a surface or oceanic impact by the largest object, and hundreds of smaller fragments could create air-bursts affecting an entire hemisphere (Bunch et al. 2012). Approximately 90% of all ejecta from the main impact would fall within five crater radii, although [...]

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 [...]

Tusk TV: Awesome new vids

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From an independent: