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Re: Hell Creek (long)

On Wed, 29 May 2002, Rob Gay wrote:

> >Too bad for the impactor lovers..... The blast wave apparently didn't
> >make it to Montana.<

> Acting on the assumption that your statement here is correct, and this
> blast wave never made it to Montana (using up its energy in the ocean
> and reflecting back to space?) you still need to realize that all that
> vaporized earth is going to be put into orbit, regardless of what your
> shockwave is doing it, and I believe that the lack of photosynthesis,
> more than physical force, is more of the driving force in this
> extinction.

Blasted into orbit? Then it would have eventually formed a ring?
Interesting. What happened to it afterwards? Back into the atmosphere,
some percentage of of it making it back to earth? Would this be