Cosmic impact or natural fires at the Allerød–Younger Dryas boundary: A matter of dating and calibration Annelies van Hoesel,a,b,1 Wim Z. Hoek,b Johannes van der Plicht,c,dGillian M. Pennock,a and Martyn R. Drurya Author information ► Copyright and License information ► See the reply “Reply to van Hoesel et al.: Impact-related Younger Dryas boundary nanodiamonds from […]
Nicholas Pinter In a recent interview with NBC News anti-YDB jihadi Nick Pinter claimed that “the pro-impact literature is, at this point, fringe science being promoted by a single journal.” This is nonsense — and easily disproven. The critics of the YDB hypothesis have published 10 times in PNAS (see #1 below), whereas the YDB […]
NatGeo 2007 NatGeo 2008 NatGeo 2013 Did a Comet Really Kill the Mammoths 12,900 Years Ago? Did the planetary upheaval 12,900 years ago come from the heavens—or Earth? Robert Kunzig National Geographic Published September 10, 2013 Why did mammoths, mastodons, and other mega-beasts vanish from North America? Was it because: 1) humans killed them; 2) […]
Vox Clamantis PNAS link Science media waking up?? Nature Meteor link to dawn of civlization Wu Sharma Lecompte Demitroff Landis Dartmouth Spherules by George Howard
Tip of the Hat: Thomas Lee Ellifritz Nanodiamond Quantification in Pre-Younger Dryas to Recent Age Deposits Along Bull Creek, Oklahoma, USA Leland C. Bement, Andrew S. Madden, Brian J. Carter, Alexander Simms, Andrew L. Swindle, Hanna M. Alexander, Scott Fine, and Mourad Benamara, Geological Society of America 125th Anniversayr Annual Meeting, 27-30 October 2013, […]
See full exchange here. Wittke et.al, 2013 Wu, Sharma et.al, 2013 More to come….
A meteor or comet impact near Quebec heaved a rain of hot melted rock along North America’s Atlantic Coast about 12,900 years ago, a new study claims. Scientists have traced the geochemical signature of the BB-sized spherules that rained down back to their source, the 1.5-billion-year-old Quebecia terrane in northeastern Canada near the Gulf of […]