K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

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Re: K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

Post by Digit » Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:53 pm

I'll send you my worry beads Min. :lol:

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Re: K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

Post by dannan14 » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:26 pm

i think a few beers might be more effective

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Re: K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

Post by Digit » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:34 pm

Definitely!

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Re: K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

Post by Rokcet Scientist » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:53 pm

Digit wrote:
Is Jupiter Earth's Cosmic Protector?
July 26, 2009
Could you explain RS why Jupiter is such a wonderful guardian when it's gravity well is equally capable of sling shoting the crap at us as well as away from us?

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If Jupiter sling shots that crap at us it'll be greatly accelerated, thus making the end a lot swifter than otherwise. Thanks to Jove!
I prefer that over a protracted Armageddon process.

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Re: K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

Post by Minimalist » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:12 pm

dannan14 wrote:i think a few beers might be more effective

Usually is.
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Future of NASA's Manned Spaceflight Looks Bleak
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Things don't look good for NASA when the report outlining its future begins: 'The US human spaceflight program appears to be on an unsustainable trajectory. [NASA] is perpetuating the perilous practice of pursuing goals that do not match allocated resources. Space operations are among the most complex and unforgiving pursuits ever undertaken by humans. It really is rocket science. Space operations become all the more difficult when means do not match aspirations.' Today the Augustine Commission handed to the White House the Review of US Human Space Flight Plans Committee summary report, after months of expert review and testimony. Many observers expected a bleak report, but ultimately the future of US manned space flight will hinge on how the report's conclusions are interpreted. Keep in mind too that NASA has spent almost $8 billion of a planned $40 billion to develop systems for a return to the Moon.

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Re: K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

Post by Digit » Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:00 am

Strike one!

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Re: K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

Post by Forum Monk » Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:38 pm

RS' post reminds me of this clip from the greatest, quirkiest anime film ever -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2LdkRuxXTw

"Swing the bat Takkun, swing the bat."


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Re: K-T event did NOT wipe out dinos

Post by E.P. Grondine » Tue Dec 22, 2009 1:33 pm

This story is getting nastier by the minute. It turns out that they knew about the Shiva KT impact several years ago, but guess what?

Oil pools in the fractures caused by impact, so that gave oil company geologists plenty of time to work it through before letting the rest of us know.

By the way, NASA just entered into an agreement with the government of Saudi Arabia to help an institute for lunar and asteroid research, so things are getting better.

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