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Hancock on the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis since 2007

Entire essay on grahamhancock.com I just discovered a welcome recent essay from Graham Hancock summing up the profound intellectual significance — and petty scholastic dramas — of the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis since 2007. Hancock doesn’t note his good timing, but 2017 is the 10th anniversary of the Comet Research Group’s Acapulco AGU presentations introducing the […]

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Burchard on 12,900 years ago

Hermann Burchard http://cosmictusk.com/wp-content/uploads/Younger-Dryas-Comet-12900-Hermann-Burchard.pdf

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Datestamp: World's oldest monument memorializes Younger Dryas comet impact

  Response from Gobekli Tepe dig and back at you from Edinburg What DID that fox say? Times of London YouTube Ok, I’ve finally found a little time to provide some commentary after posting the Gobekli Tepe \ YD Comet paper last week. I have more substantive comments underway (believe it or not) but first I […]

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Comet Research Group in Nature: Widespread Platinum across continent at Younger Dryas

Wonderful Supplementary Information for the paper below

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UofA: Short, enigmatic event causes geochemical changes at start of Younger Dryas

  Unfiltered More independent confirmation of the Younger Dryas Boundary event.

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New Paper: Younger Dryas Boundary impact date constrained within 100 years

  UCSB press release Daily Mail Red Orbit Tusk regular Garcia makes hurculean effort on WUWT Paper below in response to ham-handed 2014 attack from Meltzer – Holliday   Bayesian chronological analyses consistent with synchronous age of 12,835–12,735 Cal B.P. for Younger Dryas boundary on four continents Significance A cosmic impact event at ∼12,800 Cal […]

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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 […]

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Half a loaf from B612: Asteroid data from nuke blast detectors calls out faulty impact assumptions; older impact data ignored; nothing new

Live updates and edits underway Press release from B612 Foundation UPDATE:  B612 Impact Video 4-20-14 H264 from D Josh Rosen on Vimeo. The Tusk works mightily to avoid speculating about future cosmic impacts at the expense of reporting evidence for such events in the human past, but recent news intervenes once more. Tomorrow the wires […]

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Nice Dice?: The Bos disputes Harvard

It is safe to say The Bos is becoming obsessed. Someone please count and let me know, but I believe he has four publications this year seeking to undermine the Younger Dryas Boundary Hypothesis. Over time he has published more than a dozen. Today he is back in PNAS — alone — and in the face of Harvard […]

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Broecker to Kunzig: This Deal is Real

Readers will recall the awkwardly titled September post, “NatGeo actually calls Wally Broecker to discuss evidence for cosmic impact at Younger Dryas start.” The Tusk was trying to convey there my astonishment that a thoughtful and thorough article was written on recent advances in the study of the Younger Dryas Boundary. Only later, with very little digging, […]

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Two Ivies in two months confirm YD impact: Pinter of Southern Illinois - Carbondale to NBC: "Fringe science," questions integrity of National Academy of Sciences

A meteor or comet impact near Quebec heaved a rain of hot melted rock along North America’s Atlantic Coast about 12,900 years ago, a new study claims. Scientists have traced the geochemical signature of the BB-sized spherules that rained down back to their source, the 1.5-billion-year-old Quebecia terrane in northeastern Canada near the Gulf of […]

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