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Re: K/T impact (was Re: [for some reason] Tim's theory)

John Bois wrote (regarding the K/T extinction):

except for dinosaurs, nothing much happened in the fossil record.

Sort of like saying, "Prohibition had no effect on the sale of beer - except for the alcoholic varieties."

Some hypotheses are generally accepted (continental drift, etc).  The
bolide is not one of them--sorry.

Someone forgot to tell the paleontological community.



Timothy J. Williams

USDA/ARS Researcher
Agronomy Hall
Iowa State University
Ames IA 50014

Phone: 515 294 9233
Fax:   515 294 3163

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