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Scientist Calls Clovis Comet Theory Bogus
2013-01-30 20:42:49

Researchers are contradicting one hypothesis that comet explosions may have ended the 9,000-year-old Clovis culture.

2008-01-29 13:55:00

An asteroid that struck Siberia and caused catastrophic damage in June 1908 wasn’t as large as previously assumed, according to Sandia National Laboratories physicist Mark Boslough.

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2008-01-04 19:15:00

The stunning amount of forest devastation at Tunguska a century ago in Siberia may have been caused by an asteroid only a fraction as large as previously published estimates, Sandia National Laboratories supercomputer simulations suggest.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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