Younger Dryas Caused by Impact?

Discussion in 'Environment' started by IanC, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. IanC
    Offline

    IanC Gold Member

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2009
    Messages:
    9,200
    Thanks Received:
    1,071
    Trophy Points:
    245
    Ratings:
    +2,448
    Old Rocks- I thought you would like this link

    UCSB Press Release: "Study Jointly Led by UCSB Researcher Finds New Evidence Supporting Theory of Extraterrestrial Impact "

    cheers
     
  2. Old Rocks
    Offline

    Old Rocks Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Messages:
    46,552
    Thanks Received:
    5,424
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    Portland, Ore.
    Ratings:
    +10,366
    Thank you, Ian. That is very interesting. A Lucifer's Hammer scenerio at the beginning of our agricultural period. Wonder how far that set us back?
     
  3. westwall
    Online

    westwall USMB Mod Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2010
    Messages:
    41,016
    Thanks Received:
    7,987
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Location:
    Nevada
    Ratings:
    +19,776
    Indeed. Cold ALLWAYS seems to have a catastrophic effect on life of this planet.....unlike warmth.
     
  4. flacaltenn
    Offline

    flacaltenn USMB Mod Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2011
    Messages:
    30,150
    Thanks Received:
    4,672
    Trophy Points:
    1,130
    Location:
    Hillbilly Hollywood, Tenn
    Ratings:
    +13,422
    Well it delayed Al Gore's Internet thingy by about 2,000 yrs at least... Not a good day when our OldRocks are eating molten glass..
    :badgrin:
     

Share This Page