The Cosmic Tusk
Exploring abrupt climate change and pandemic induced by comets and asteroids during human history

Calling all archaeologists...

AIA President and YDI lead author Dr. Andrew Moore on the cosmic impact at ancient Abu Hureyra

May 4, 2020

What a show! The recent past president of the Archaeological Institute of America, Dr. Andrew Moore, appears with Tusk buddies Micah, James and Jason on their wonderful podcast.

James Lawrence Powell fingers Surovell et al.

April 30, 2020

Weak studies revealed in new book

Press release on Coronavirus from Space

April 28, 2020

Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe and his team of researchers believe that the novel coronavirus arrived on meteorites in Oct 2019 and instantaneously infected hundreds of thousands of people through the atmosphere, as meteorites were reported in China, Northern Italy, Michigan in October 2019. This is somewhat at odds with the mainstream assertion that it originated in bats in WUHAN, China. Given this disparity, they went to great lengths to produce a timely research paper to back up their argument.

Deadly Voyager: The Ancient Comet Strike that Changed Earth and Human History

James Lawrence Powell's new book on the #YDI

April 27, 2020

I was excited today to order a newly published book concerned 100% with the Younger Dryas Impact Event. The author is long-tenured and highly respected geologist, college president, museum director and writer, Dr. James Lawrence Powell. The book can be purchased from Amazon here.

Ted on the case

Dr. Steele races to confirm smoking gun for Covid from space

Dr. Ted Steele continues to communicate his heroic effort to compare the genomic sequences of distant Covid-19 infection locations. If the genes show little mutation it could prove the primary infection vector is from above, not handshaking. Unless the intrepid handshaker owned a Gulfstream 6 and managed to press the flesh in several areas of the globe almost simultaneously. 

Infectious microbes inside cosmic dust collected from OUTSIDE surface of Space Station windows

ISS window swipes provide evidence for life in outer space

April 25, 2020

This has been a big couple of years for “UFOs.” Polling says that 33% of Americans believe that intelligent alien life forms have visited our humble planet in visible spacecraft. However, if you ask people if they believe that microbial life forms (bateria, viruses, diatomaceous plankton, tardigrades and the like) are raining more or less […]

Support from China for Covid from Space

Jiangwen Qu of China's Department of Infectious Disease Control joins Wickramasinghe on February Covid chapter

April 19, 2020

I love Jiangwen Qu. He lives on the other side of the planet, I’ve never even traded an email with the guy, but I could hug his neck. Here he is publishing as recently as February 16, 2019 with Dr. Wickramasinghe in a full-throated support of Covid from space. The truth might logically come from […]

Our Cosmic Ancestry in the Stars    

New 2019 book by Chandra Wickramasinghe

If anyone is interested in digging in, here is Dr. Wickramasinghe’s new book in Hardcopy, Kindle and Audio. I admire Chandra for writing something so inspiring, particularly given all the grief he has received over the last 60 years.

Dr. Ted Steele talks

Australian immunologist claims cover-up of Covid data proving disease from space

April 16, 2020

I am on a fascinating global email thread concerning disease from space. Dr. Ted Steele a prominent Australian immunologist and frequent co-author with Wickramasinghe contributed an alarming observation this morning.

Wickramasinghe speaks with Biocivilizations.com about Panspermia and Pandemic

Another profound interview

April 8, 2020

Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe is best known for his work on the modern version of the panspermia theory – life in the form of microbes has the cosmic origin – conceived and developed in collaboration with his PhD supervisor and a long-term collaborator, the great astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle (1915-2001).

In other news...

Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis validated by very mainstream science publications

April 7, 2020

In the midst of current events and my decades old fascination with disease from space, I failed to notify Tusk readers that the long journey to legitimacy seems done for the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis. Last week a relatively obscure publication — but a critical gatekeeper to acceptable science — did a great job covering […]

Viral info from Wickramasinghe

Cambridge scholar and cosmic life propopent dishes on the deal

The entry of microbes and viruses is discussed in an appendix in diseases from space.  Whilst large fragments like pebbles and millimetre-sized bits get heated as they enter the atmosphere at speeds of 10km/s, and many burn as meteors, smaller structures survive.  For example an atom or molecule survives and even a virus coated with a submicron sized coating survives high speed entry.

The most informative podcast in history

Kyle and Russ Allen snake the truth from the jaw of ignorance

March 30, 2020

The Tusk helped arrange a podcast between some dear friends this weekend and made an unexpected cameo at the end. Cambridge scholar Dr. Chandra Wickramasinghe provided a detailed explanation of the evidence for space as the principle vector for viruses, after a stupefying explanation of where we come from — and how we got here.

Called it...

Wickramasinghe warns of Cosmic Pandemic on November 25, 2019

March 23, 2020

On the basis of this data, there appears to be a prima facie case for expecting new viral strains to emerge over the coming months and so it would be prudent for Public Health Authorities the world over to be vigilant and prepared for any necessary action. We need hardly to be reminded that the spectre of the 1918 devastating influenza pandemic stares us in the face from across a century.

Leading scientist predicted pandemic on November 25th, 2019

Q&A on Coronavirus and #diseasefromspace with Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe

On the basis of this data, there appears to be a prima facie case for expecting new viral strains to emerge over the coming months and so it would be prudent for Public Health Authorities the world over to be vigilant and prepared for any necessary action. We need hardly to be reminded that the spectre of the 1918 devastating influenza pandemic stares us in the face from across a century.
Chandra Wickramasinghe, Current Science, November 25, 2019

Space.com libels Wickramasinghe

Tusk sends letter of protest to editor, hopes to avoid litigation

March 19, 2020

To the Editor of Space.com: I am writing to protest misinformation in your article, “No, the coronavirus didn’t come from outer space. We promise” [March 16, 2020, Space.com], and demand an immediate published retraction and apology to the subject of your article, Dr. Wickramasinghe.

A 3rd communication with Wickramasinghe on Coronavirus from space

Junior scientist Graham Lau plays pseudoscience card on veteran Nature author on Space.com

March 18, 2020

Dr. Wickramsinghe was kind again to share some preprint journal articles and original communications today with the Tusk. See below and earlier posts concerning Wickramasinghe et al. and Coronavirus from space.
Last night, sciencey talk pup Graham Lau took a real shot at Dr. C in a terribly written article by Chelsea Gohd in Space.com with zero balance. The clearly ignorant bro-bearded poser had the gaul to accuse Chandra Wickramasinghe of “pseudoscience.”

America's skeptic changes mind on #ydih

Shermer reads Comet Research Group paper, tweets Hancock

March 16, 2020

Michael Shermer, Founding Publisher of Skeptic Magazine, tweeted Graham Hancock an extraordinary note this week. Shermer announced that based on last week’s blockbuster Abu Hureyra paper he was persuaded to re-think his position on the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis. What a welcome development in the long effort to win the hearts and minds of persistent critics […]

Planet's earliest agricultural village melted by cosmic hell in Syria

Comet Research Group in Nature

March 7, 2020

“A single major asteroid impact would not have caused such widely scattered materials like those discovered at Abu Hureyra,” Kennett said. “The largest cometary debris clusters are proposed to be capable of causing thousands of airbursts within a span of minutes across one entire hemisphere of Earth. The YDB hypothesis proposed this mechanism to account for the widely dispersed coeval materials across more than 14,000 kilometers of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Our Abu Hureyra discoveries strongly support a major impact event from such a fragmented comet.”

Lake Tahoe Comet Tsunami

Sediments date to Younger Dryas comet impact quake

One of the best things about the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis is finding catastrophic features that may date to the event, but have not yet been directly connected with it. Today I submit one of the finest examples: The Great Lake Tahoe Comet Tsunami. Its is a well-published and uncontroversial fact that in the prehistoric peopled […]


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