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Re: Extinction scenarios




John Bois wrote:

> On Fri, 14 Aug 1998, James R. Cunningham wrote:
>
> John Bois wrote:
>
> > > I would expect most material to fall
> > > out rather quickly no matter how much was initially launched into the
> > > atmosphere.
>
> > The big stuff will.  Little stuff doesn't.  Again, refer to the Jupiter 
> > impacts where
> > the material stayed in suspension while fighting 2.6 g's..
>
> Jupiter is a gas planet.  I'm not sure how observations there could be
> relevant.

Jupiter's atmosphere is composed of gases.  Earth's atmosphere is composed of 
gases.
Temperature, pressure, and composition are different.   Gas laws aren't.  It's 
relevant.