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Program note: My apologies to subscribers who received my email last night, but were unable to see the post later today. I migrated the Tusk this morning to a new server and my most recent missive was a victim of the transition. Here it is again: The Comet Research Group’s 2020 Nature paper, “Evidence of Cosmic Impact at Abu Hureyra, Syria at the Younger Dryas Onset (~12.8 ka)…
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NYT: 6000 word Sunday feature article on the YDI and Comet Research Group

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America's skeptic changes mind on #ydih

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 of global cataclysm at…
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Comet Research Group kicks off new journal with blockbuster papers

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

The Sun and The Express I am still planning to post some commentary on the substance of the paper itself, but in the meantime I wanted make an observation concerning the lead author, Dr. Andrew Moore. Many followers of the YDIH publishing saga lament for good reason that the subject has not “gone mainstream.” Which, in the case of this profound hypothesis, would require the…
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Scientific Reports: Melted platinum found in Florida swamp marks Younger Dryas cataclysm; Temps reached >3214­°F

Comet Research Group kicks off new journal with blockbuster papers

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Extraordinary or ordinary?: West responds to CBS about latest paper

We agree with them that glass could be formed a lot of different ways. We don’t have a problem with that,” said Allen West, a retired oil and gas executive who is one of the leading proponents of the theory. “You can get them from grass fires but you also get melt glass from lightning, volcanic eruptions and you also get it from cosmic impacts. The trick is being…
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Charles Appleton Day

2021 Tall el-Hammam study makes final Jeopardy! question

Charles Appleton Day

2021 Tall el-Hammam study makes final Jeopardy! question

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Finally Available in PNAS: Very High Temperature Impact Melt Products: Evidence for Cosmic Impacts Airbursts 12,900 years ago

These scientists have identified three contemporaneous levels more than 12,000 years ago, on two continents yielding siliceous scoria-like objects (SLO’s),” said H. Richard Lane, program director of National Science Foundation’s Division of Earth Sciences, which funded the research. “SLO’s are indicative of high-energy cosmic airbursts/impacts, bolstering the contention that these events…
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Charles Appleton Day

2021 Tall el-Hammam study makes final Jeopardy! question

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PNAS: Very High Temperature Impact Melt Products: Evidence for Cosmic Airbursts/Impacts at Younger Dryas

Well, well. A cat just leapt from the bag. I don’t have an “as published” copy yet (despite being a co-author). But I will post one just as soon as I do. See here for UCSB Press Release:  Study Jointly Led by UCSB Researcher Finds New Evidence Supporting Theory of Extraterrestrial Impact  These scientists have identified three contemporaneous levels more than 12,000 years…
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Charles Appleton Day

2021 Tall el-Hammam study makes final Jeopardy! question