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

December 2010

Reader Terry Egolf has left some interesting and well composed comments on the Tusk lately.  As I say on my “About George” page, I am not a creationist and hardly a student of the good book.  My church in Raleigh is an overwhelmingly social affair that I find spiritually satisfying nonetheless. That said, the…
Here is a cool LIDAR image of the Carolina Bays in the vicinity of Maxton, N.C. from Michael Davias. Note he highlights a special one that is hard to explain — from any perspective. Michael also has a new Google Earth file I’ll post soon. I haven’t seen the file yet, as my laptop is…
Dr. Edward Teller REPOSTED FROM:  http://www.project1947.com/gfb/cap21649.html [ – Blacked Out – ] UNCLASSIFIED CONFERENCE ON AERIAL PHENOMENA Held at 1300, 16 February 1949, in conference room P-162, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico. Present: 4th Army: Major Winn Major Godsoe Captain Neef AFSWP: Commander Mandelkorn University of New Mexico: Dr. LaPaz FBI:…
  The Rupununi event I now move on to the suspected explosion over British Guyana in 1935. The main source for information on this event is a story entitled Tornado or Meteor Crash? in the magazine The Sky (the forerunner of Sky and Telescope) of September 1939(5). A report from Serge A. Korff of…
Assuming a thermal breakup for 73P, Wiegert and colleagues have calculated the most likely trajectory of its dust cloud. Their results: dust should reach Earth in 2022, “producing a minor meteor shower–nothing spectacular. However,” he adds, “the ongoing splitting of the comet means new meteoroids are being sent in new directions, so a future…
From: http://abob.libs.uga.edu/bobk/caseof.html Holmes; Are you carbonizing onions or smoking rope in that calabash again? BY GEORGE WATSON LOOK AT THIS! GREAT BALLS OF FIRE! Neutrons out of something the size of a football from a sustainable D to D fusion. Seems it was thought up years ago by old Farnsworth, the fellow who invented…
Ball lightning ‘may explain UFOs’ By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News Some UFO sightings could be explained by ball lightning and other atmospheric phenomena, claims Australian astrophysicist Stephen Hughes. The scientist has made a detailed study of an unusual event in 2006 when large meteors were observed over Brisbane. Their appearance occurred at…
A diagram of the ‘northern’ fireball drawn by graphic designer, David Sawell of Burpengary(about 7 km south of Caboolture) who saw the fireball travelling in a northwest direction. The characterof this fireball seems to be different from the western and southern fireballs. Green Fireballs and Ball Lightning Click here for full paper and other info Hughes,…
 
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