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K-Pg Extinction Event: Theories

The K-Pg boundary extinction event has several distinct characteristics that can be used to differentiate between possible causes. Supernova Cosmic radiation from a nearby supernova could be responsible for the mass extinctions and the iridium layer. However, the boundary should … Continue reading

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AGU: Disaster Days

A speaker in the U13 session declined to list numbers for how many people were killed, buildings destroyed, or damage caused by his particular hazard, pointing out that every scientist seems to claim their disaster is the deadliest. Where I … Continue reading

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Will Katla Erupt?

You’ve probably heard of Katla, Eyjafjoell’s more-pronounceable Big Sister. If you’ve seen any of the popnews in response to a press release about a report I haven’t gotten my paws on yet, you’ve probably heard of their history of Eyjafjoell … Continue reading

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