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Tanypteryx
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Message 31 of 41 (850035)
03-28-2019 10:27 PM
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03-28-2019 8:13 PM


Thanks for posting this. I look forward to watching it.

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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Message 32 of 41 (850060)
03-30-2019 12:56 AM


New fossils from the day of the KT event
Scientists Find Fossilized Fish That May Have Been Blasted by Debris From Asteroid That Ended the Dinosaur Age

This is freaking cool.

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around the world, layers of rock 66 million years old seem to contain excess iridium, presumably deposited by the Chicxulub impactor that struck near what is today the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico. Then there are tektites, small, glassy spheres of compressed and heated rock. Theoretically, there should also be fossilized evidence of animals killed by the asteroid’s effects.

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the description of a pair of sediment layers at the Tanis site of the The Hell Creek Formation in southwestern North Dakota. Both layers contain an excess of iridium, but only the lower level contains glass pieces that seemed to have been deposited from an inland-moving force. They take this to mean that they’re observing two events: The upper layer is the settling dust from after the impact. The lower is a large deposit of sediment from the hours following the impact.

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But the rocks at Tanis preserve a mixture of both freshwater fish, like paddlefish and sturgeon, and marine mollusks called ammonites—implying that around this time, the ocean had mixed with freshwater rivers. And lodged inside the fossilized paddlefish’s gills were more of the glass spherules. It appeared that waves containing shocked glass from the impact over 3,050 kilometers (1,895 miles) away had inundated the area, and in their dying breaths, the fish had inhaled some of them.

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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Message 33 of 41 (850061)
03-30-2019 4:14 AM
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03-30-2019 12:56 AM


Re: New fossils from the day of the KT event
Another article about the same site - A fascinating read:

The Day the Dinosaurs Died | The New Yorker
https://www.newyorker.com/...4/08/the-day-the-dinosaurs-died

This should be in its own topic.

Moose

Added by edit - I don't understand why the above is not a clickable link.

Edited by Minnemooseus, : Added by edit.

Edited by Admin, : Fix link.


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Message 34 of 41 (850064)
03-30-2019 8:52 AM


Hahaha
U guys still trying to dig up evidence for your stories...
But I thought it was already proven as a fact seeing I was ridiculed with ad hominem fallicies for making such enquires...

Some people think their so smart, that they know it all... Arrogance
Others simply hate religion for no real reason... Ignorance

Theoretical science is just filled with both


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Message 35 of 41 (850067)
03-30-2019 10:18 AM


Troll

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


    
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Message 36 of 41 (850069)
03-30-2019 11:21 AM
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03-30-2019 8:52 AM


Re: Hahaha
... Arrogance

Yeah, we got that in spades, for good reason. We are good.

Others simply hate religion for no real reason... Ignorance

This level of stupid is the very reason you and your religion are given little to no credence at all.

We don't hate you and your ignorant religion. When it comes to anything real or important we ignore you and your ignorant religion.


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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Tanypteryx
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Message 37 of 41 (850070)
03-30-2019 11:25 AM
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03-30-2019 8:52 AM


Re: Hahaha
A mind is a terrible thing to waste.

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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Message 38 of 41 (850077)
03-30-2019 2:05 PM
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03-30-2019 8:52 AM


Re: Hahaha
P&C writes:

U guys still trying to dig up evidence for your stories...


Nope, all that science is doing is accumulating information that it finds interesting and adds to knowledge. Of course in doing so it theoretically could find something that proves the ToE wrong. Do you want them to stop?

But I thought it was already proven as a fact ...

It is. Science is not looking for evidence to support the ToE, science established that long ago. It's just doing what science does - find new stuff interesting. Who wouldn't want to dig up dinosaurs?

Some people think their so smart, that they know it all... Arrogance
Others simply hate religion for no real reason... Ignorance

Theoretical science is just filled with both

One thing that science knows for sure is that there's an enormous amount of stuff that it doesn't yet know.

Edited by Tangle, : No reason given.


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Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
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Message 39 of 41 (850114)
04-01-2019 10:58 AM
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03-30-2019 2:05 PM


Re: Hahaha
Which is why the body of Scientific Knowledge has not and does not change since there can be no NEW discoveries.

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Tanypteryx
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Message 40 of 41 (850122)
04-01-2019 3:29 PM
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03-30-2019 12:56 AM


Re: New fossils from the day of the KT event
Another article about this find.

Astonishment, skepticism greet fossils claimed to record dinosaur-killing asteroid impact

We often see creationist dimwits claim scientists studying the history of life on this planet are brainwashed to unquestioningly support supposedly fraudulent claims.

It is nice to see the actually reality concerning discoveries like these. Scientists are scrutinizing every bit of evidence questioning every conclusion.

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“Outcrops like [this] are the reasons many of us are drawn to geology,” says David Kring, a geologist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas, who wasn’t a member of the research team. “Those few meters of rock record the wrath of the Chicxulub impact and the devastation it caused.” But not everyone has fully embraced the find, perhaps in part because it was first announced to the world last week in an article in The New Yorker. The paper, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), does not include all the scientific claims mentioned in The New Yorker story, including that numerous dinosaurs as well as fish were buried at the site.

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“I hope this is all legit—I’m just not 100% convinced yet,” says Thomas Tobin, a geologist at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Tobin says the PNAS paper is densely packed with detail from paleontology, sedimentology, geochemistry, and more. “No one is an expert on all of those subjects,” he says, so it’s going to take a few months for the research community to digest the findings and evaluate whether they support such extraordinary conclusions.

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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Message 41 of 41 (850125)
04-01-2019 6:15 PM
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04-01-2019 10:58 AM


Re: Hahaha
Hey, Who's this new person?

Hey new person, you trying to start a fight?

Missed you. Welcome back.


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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