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Re: Cretaceous Extinction - No "Nuclear Winter"?




On Thu, 11 Nov 2004, Richard W. Travsky wrote:
> One recent study calls on a massive heat pulse caused by debris reentering
> the atmosphere after being shot into space by the impact at Chicxulub, he
> said. Such a blast of heat would have only lasted a few hours and killed
> only organisms unable to hide in water or other shelter.
>
> For that reason, the news of tropical honeybees surviving comes as no
> surprise, Wilf said.

OK...I'll bite...where _do_ tropical bees go to avoid a massive heat
pulse?