Synchronous Extinction of North America’s Pleistocene Mammals Placed Within 2,000-Year Time Frame

Synchronous extinction of North America's Pleistocene mammals — PNAS Following on from my recent post regarding the apparent lack of evidence for a Clovis comet, I want to address this recent paper by J. Tyler Faith, in which he and his fellow authors offer statistical evidence to suggest that the mammalian extinction event at the... Continue Reading →

The Clovis Comet That Wasn’t? Mystery Deepens

In recent years a theory has emerged that seeks to explain three mysterious events that took place at around 13,000 years ago (kya) - the sudden cooling phase known as the Younger Dryas, at the end of the Bølling Allerød warm interstadial,  the sudden termination of the Clovis culture in North America, along with the... Continue Reading →

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