CatastrophismPopular PressYounger Dryas Impact Evidence

Smoking Gun: Fifty years of study by Bill Napier et al. vindicated in new paper

Napier on the Tusk 2010 Napier on The Bos 2013 Tusk Interviews Napier 2015 Napier on Orbital Fragmentation 2019 Daily Mail A comprehensive study of the Taurid meteor stream released last week confirms a central understanding of astronomer Dr. Bill Napier and the Comet Research Group, which was incorporated into the YDI hypothesis from the start in 2007. A large comet has been fragmenting in solar…
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Vedic Comet

A friend of the Tusk sent me a fascinating website, The Meaning of the Vedas, stating the hypothesis of Mr. Ravindra Vasudeo Godbole that the origin of the ancient Vedic oral literature of India and Pakistan was the trauma of repeated bombardments from the Taurid cometary debris stream (so well described by Bill Napier and blogged here on the Tusk). To properly critique the argument, one…
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