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You have got to be kidding

The Nudds & Dyke paper in Science on the supposedly weak feathers of 
Archaeopteryx and Confuciusornis is wrong, wrong, wrong. They failed to do a 
proper literature search on a key factor in their calculations, and the exact 
reason they are way into wrong is in Dinosaurs of the Air (which they did not 
cite) if you know where to look. Am not going to say where they made their 
critical mistake because am going to send in a technical comment to Science. 

There is no evidence based on feather dimensions that basal birds could not 
power fly.