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Myth busted: No link between gigantic asteroid break-up,

rise in biodiversity, University of Copenhagen, February 3, 2017

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170203110156.htm

https://phys.org/news/2017-01-meteorites-enrich-ocean-life.html

 

the paper is;

 

Lindskog, A., M. M. Costa, C.M.Ø. Rasmussen, J. N. Connelly,

and M. E. Eriksson, 2017, Refined Ordovician timescale reveals

no link between asteroid breakup and biodiversification.

Nature Communications, 2017; 8: 14066 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14066

http://www.readcube.com/articles/10.1038/ncomms14066

http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14066

 

Yours,

 

Paul H.

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Myth busted?  Why is a hypothesis relegated to a myth because new information does not substantiate the thought?

It is an interesting article though.  I did not realize they use uranium/lead dating to age zircon crystals

 

Brent Ashcraft

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