Hello old friends, new friends and others. As some are aware, the event I have been planning for a year, the Cosmic Summit 2023, has had a sudden and disappointing setback. Two of the lead speakers, Graham Hancock and Jimmy Corsetti, will not be joining us in Asheville. Fortunately and graciously, within 72 hours of the schedule change last Thursday, TV host Scott Wolter, ancient history…
University of Arizona confirms spherule concentration in lower YDB sediments at famed Clovis site Blackwater Draw
Blackwater Draw The presence of a high number of the hollow magnetic microspherules can be used for identification of the LYDB. Although some scientists failed to find any microspherules at all along the LYDB in the BWD-1 site (Surovell et al. 2009), others reported strongly elevated concentrations of the magnetic microspherules here (Firestone et al. 2007; LeCompte et al.
We find that the increases in 14C and 10 Be at the time of the Younger Dryas are consistent with the airburst of a long-period comet of the suggested mass, making this a plausible scenario. Overholt & Melott 2013 Cosmogenic nuclide enhancement via deposition from long-period comets as a test of the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis [su_document…
[scribd id=79972389 key=key-y6alm3f9ndc57vgfupt mode=list]But some bays have no peat! “Analysis reveals that, unlike typical, peat-rich Carolina Bays, Howard Bay essentially lacks peat, diatoms, pollen, and other organic materials, and it also lacks substantial silt and clay. That suggests this Bay never held water for a sustained length of time.