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RE: Hydrogen fusion killed the dinosaurs?



>s a SF story long before becoming a scientific theory.

Argh! No! It is a HYPOTHESIS, not a theory! 

Kenneth Carpenter, Ph.D. 
Curator of Lower Vertebrate Paleontology 
and Chief Preparator 
Department of Earth Sciences 
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 
2001 Colorado Blvd. 
Denver, CO 80205 USA

Ken.Carpenter@DMNS.org
ph: 303-370-6392/ or 6403 
fx: 303-331-6492 

for PDFs of my reprints, info about the Cedar Mtn. Project, etc. see:
https://scientists.dmns.org/sites/kencarpenter/default.aspx
for fun, see also:
http://dino.lm.com/artists/display.php?name=Kcarpenter



 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of Tommy Tyrberg
> Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 11:58 AM
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Hydrogen fusion killed the dinosaurs?
> 
> 
>  >I recall reading this brand-new theory, and enjoying it, in 
> a science  >fiction anthology over 20 years ago.
> 
> True, Isaac Asimov's "Day of the hunters" (1950). It seems 
> that every proposed cause of dinosaur extinction starts out 
> as a SF story long before becoming a scientific theory.
> 
> Tommy Tyrberg 
> 
>