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Breaking: New PNAS Study Claims Black Mat Blast Materials Common To Wetlands

I’ll soon have the actual paper, but below is Sid Perkin’s take at Science Magazine. The news article itself already reveals what appears to be a fundamental¬†misunderstanding of the YDB team’s previous results. The YDB team does not claim the blast spherules are from space. They believe they are terrestrial.¬†The Lake Cuitzeo paper restated this conclusion. (See graphic below).
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Charles Appleton Day

2021 Tall el-Hammam study makes final Jeopardy! question

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Tar Hell: Carolina coast and the UK catastrophically inundated by tsunami circa 1000 AD

I have always been personally curious about the lack of documented evidence for a tsunami ever occuring on my home coast of North Carolina. Some of the largest undersea land slides on earth have been documented off our wonderful Outer Banks, and earthquakes are not completely unknown in the Carolinas. Both cause big waves. But more to the point for the Tusk, some very credible work has documented…
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Charles Appleton Day

2021 Tall el-Hammam study makes final Jeopardy! question