Latest Nordic Stone Age Stories
Researchers from the University of California, Davis have found new evidence discrediting a controversial theory that a cosmic impact caused a thousand-year period of cold that coincided with the extinction of mammoths and other massive creatures.
A new study published in The Journal of Geology provides support for the theory that a cosmic impact event over North America some 13,000 years ago caused a major period of climate change known as the Younger Dryas stadial, or “Big Freeze.”
The role of the hydrological cycle during abrupt temperature changes is of prime importance for the actual impact of climate change on the continents.
A new study has found that a cataclysmic asteroid or comet impact in the Canadian province of Quebec nearly 13,000 years ago wiped out many of the world’s large mammals.
Study suggests that Ice Age climate change did not pose significant challenges to first Americans.
An international team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have found no evidence supporting an extraterrestrial impact event at the onset of the Younger Dryas ~13000 years ago.
In the film, 'The Day After Tomorrow' the world enters the icy grip of a new glacial period within the space of just a few weeks.
What do abrupt changes in ocean circulation and Earth's climate, shifts in wildlife populations and ecosystems, the global finance market and its system-wide crashes, and asthma attacks and epileptic seizures have in common?
An article published in the prestigious science magazine Nature Geoscience yesterday shows that the period towards the end of the ice age was engraved by extreme and short-lived variations, which finally terminated the ice age.
Scientists warn the climate can abruptly change, based on data that shows 12,679 years ago a dramatic cooling of the climate happened in Western Europe due to a shift of icy winds over the Atlantic.