Younger Dryas Caused by Impact?

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  1. IanC
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    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
     
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    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?
     
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    Indeed. Cold ALLWAYS seems to have a catastrophic effect on life of this planet.....unlike warmth.
     
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    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..
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