Exploring abrupt climate change induced by comets and asteroids during human history

January 30, 2010

Well, maybe. Maybe not. But I do own one of the largest intact Woolly Mammoth tusks found in recent years, and it has starred in a National Geographic episode as a potential relict of the bad times. There are indeed some unusual features to my tusk; odd marks, iron blotches, magnetic areas and such….
Here’s an excellent mash-up of bay LiDAR images Rick Firestone used in a recent article he wrote for the Journal of Cosmology,  The Case for the Younger Dryas Extraterrestrial Impact Event:  Mammoth, Megafauna and the Clovis Extinction, 12,000 Years Ago. Why is it excellent?   Because perhaps it will inspire people to take this…
One of the original 2007 Acapulco AGU posters: Recent evaluation by the author of the South Carolina Paleoindian point database indicates the substantial presence of a suspected Middle Paleoindian point historically known as Redstone (Cambron and Hulse, 1964; Mason, 1962; Perino, 1968; Williams and Stoltman, 1965). When compared with the known abundance of Clovis…
 
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