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

March 7, 2010

Sterling K. Webb In  February, 2006, SWRI published this paper in Science announcing the discovery of an new recent asteroid family associated with the asteroid 1270 Datura: http://www.boulder.swri.edu/~bottke/Reprints/Nesvorny_Vok_Bottke_Science_2006_Datura_breakup.pdf    [Tusk will drop on Scribd] A summary of its conclusions:    “The newly identified family is a group of six 1- to 2.5-km-diameter asteroids, whose orbits…
 
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