Catastrophism In The News

by / on June 14, 2017 at 2:53 am

Asteroid Warning: NASA Discovers Ten ‘Potentially Hazardous’ Rocks Close To Earth

Via Physics-Astronomy.com NASA has been working determinedly to find dangers that Earth face from space, and has said that it has discovered 10 new asteroids which it considers could damage life on Earth. This vital discovery was made by NASA’s asteroid identifying mission – Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer or NEOWISE. Amy Mainzer, NEOWISE main researcher from NASA’s Jet […]

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by / on June 14, 2017 at 2:39 am

The Largest Waterfall That Ever Existed – BBC

Via BBC Travel [Editors note: Watch Cosmic Patterns and Cycles of Catastrophe to know Randall Carlson’s theories for the formation of these cataclysmic landscapes.]   Breaking records Dry Falls (pictured), the site of a former waterfall, is a horseshoe-shaped cliff that’s twice as high and three times as wide as Niagara Falls, making it the largest confirmed waterfall in the […]

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by / on June 8, 2017 at 5:04 pm

Czech scientists see growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth

Via Phys.org Czech scientists see growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth June 6, 2017 The risk is growing that Earth will be hit by an asteroid from a meteor stream known as the Taurids, Czech astronomers said on Tuesday. The astronomers, from the Czech Academy of Sciences, drew their conclusion after analysing 144 bolides—large meteors that explode in the atmosphere—from […]

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by / on June 8, 2017 at 4:51 pm

Mars used to look like earth with oceans, rivers and rainfall, study finds

Via Telegraph.co.uk By Laura Donnelly 5 June 2017 • 6:01pm Mars used to look like Earth with oceans, lakes, running rivers and rainfull, research suggests. The US study concludes that the Red Planet’s surface was once far more watery than previously thought. Experts said the study bolsters the idea that Mars once had a warmer climate, and recyled its water […]

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by / on May 3, 2017 at 9:29 am

Ancient Stone Tablet Found: Reveals Comet Impact Sparking The Rise Of Civilization

Apr 30, 2017 @ 03:09 PM 116,604 Ancient Stone Tablet Found: Reveals Comet Impact Sparking The Rise Of Civilization Via Forbes Contributor: Trevor Nace Scientists have translated an ancient stone tablet found at a temple in Turkey. The tablet confirms that a comet struck Earth around 11,000BC, leading to global destruction including the extinction of the woolly mammoth and the rise […]

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by / on April 26, 2017 at 4:26 am

Ancient carvings show comet hit Earth and triggered mini ice age

Ancient carvings show comet hit Earth and triggered mini ice age by New Scientist staff and Press Association Ancient symbols carved into stone at an archaeological site in Turkey tell the story of a devastating comet impact that triggered a mini ice age more than 13,000 years ago. Evidence from the carvings, made on a pillar known as the Vulture […]

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by / on December 13, 2016 at 4:15 pm

Earth woefully unprepared for surprise comet or asteroid, Nasa scientist warns

Via The Guardian: December 13, 2016, 8:06 am Large and potentially dangerous asteroids and comets are extremely rare, scientists said – ‘But on the other hand they are the extinction-level events.’ A rocket in storage and ready to launch within a year ‘could mitigate the possibility of a sneaky asteroid coming in from a place that’s hard to observe, like […]

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by / on November 16, 2016 at 2:54 pm

NASA and FEMA Rehearse for the Unthinkable: An Asteroid Strike on Los Angeles

Via The New York Times Imagine if scientists discovered that an asteroid was hurtling toward Los Angeles. The possibility has existed on the pages of Hollywood scripts. But in what may be a case of life imitating art, NASA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other government agencies engaged last month in a planetary protection exercise to consider the potentially […]

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by / on September 9, 2016 at 10:58 pm

SECOND ASTEROID IN A MONTH SAILS BY WITHOUT US DETECTING IT FIRST

Asteroids pop up out of nowhere sometimes. It can be a bit scary. Via PopSci.com  SECOND ASTEROID IN A MONTH SAILS BY WITHOUT US DETECTING IT FIRST DO YOU WANT EXTINCTION? THIS IS HOW YOU GET EXTINCTION. By G. Clay Whittaker 5 hours ago Know what’s really comforting? When a completely unobserved asteroid snuck up on Earth at the end […]

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by / on April 3, 2016 at 3:09 am

This is how big an asteroid would need to be to wipe out New York City

An asteroid doesn’t need to be massive to cause serious damage. The Chicxulub asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs is estimated to have been about 6 miles in diameter. That may sound like a pretty big space rock, but relative to Earth it’s pretty tiny. But what’s the likelihood of an asteroid of that size coming into contact with Earth […]

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