Month: April 2014

Baillie: 540 AD climate event likely volcano, not cosmic; seven year glitch discovered in ice cores

The Tusk hates to see a good cosmic climate hypothesis die, but best it be at the hands of a catastrophist scientist and father of said theory. In a continuing demonstration of his intellectual integrity, true ring guru Mike Baillie has lowered the flag on the 540 AD event and recommended volcanoes as a better […]

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Half a loaf from B612: Asteroid data from nuke blast detectors calls out faulty impact assumptions; older impact data ignored; nothing new

Live updates and edits underway Press release from B612 Foundation UPDATE:  B612 Impact Video 4-20-14 H264 from D Josh Rosen on Vimeo. The Tusk works mightily to avoid speculating about future cosmic impacts at the expense of reporting evidence for such events in the human past, but recent news intervenes once more. Tomorrow the wires […]

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Younger Dryas Boundary independently identified in Michigan and Alabama lakes; reconfirmed in Netherlands.....and another Cosmic Tusk?!?

  Abstract Title: Late Glacial fire and nitrogen dynamics at lacustrine sites in Alabama and Michigan: evidence of an acid rain event? is part of the Paper Session: Paleorecords II. Climate and Environmental History in the Eastern U.S. scheduled on Tuesday, 4/8/2014 at 10:00 AM. Click below for author bios: Author(s): Joanne P Ballard* – […]

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#YDB impact confirmed again: Volcanos and Asteroids and Mammoths -- Oh My!

My dear Kepler, I wish that we might laugh at the remarkable stupidity of the common herd. What do you have to say about the principal philosophers of this academy who are filled with the stubbornness of an asp and do not want to look at either the planets, the moon or the telescope, even […]

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I was chilling with the family two weeks ago at Atlantis, Bahamas, when to my surprise an additional mammoth tusk entered my life. I got a hush-hush email and photo from a friend and long-time employee telling me that our contractor’s brand new Volvo excavator was at that moment assisting in the excavation of a […]

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Ignored but recorded: British Library interviews Baillie

I’m back — with at least five blogs loaded in my chamber. It is a terrible thing for a blogger to disappear for longish periods, only to re-appear with several posts in quick succession. But I’m not getting paid for this and (somewhat) erratic blogging is better than no blogging at all. (In my defense […]

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