Archives for January 21, 2013

Never mind Fresh Water Diatoms hitching a ride on meteors. We’ve got a possible Gamma Ray Burst in about 774 or 775 CE to talk about. Phil Plait has described the phenomenon which is reported here. The tl;dr: Extra 14C Beryllium in tree rings laid down at that time had to come from somewhere, and…

Some may deny the science of climate change, but we’re not listening to them any more. Hat tip to Peter Sinclair for this clip: