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Re: impacts are cool!
>>And, interestingly, this is entirely consistent with the regression
>>theory and entirely inconsistent with the impact theory (which would
>>presumably result in boiled/superheated waters)...
>No, no, no! An impact would have raised vast amounts of dust into the
>atmosphere, blocking out sunlight and thus cooling the world. C.f.
>nuclear winter, etc. I will concede that it's consistent with
>in that regression could be caused by polar ice cap growth.
Isn't that step two? I thought step one was indeed a dramatic (to put
it lightly) increase in temperature, at least in the area of the impact
(and that was a pretty big area).
And how were very long, very thin worms affected? :)
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