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10 February 2007

The Hindu : National : `Meteorite' claims 3 lives

Meteorite' claims 3 lives Jaipur: A suspected meteorite today Thursday claimed the lives of three nomads and injured four others at Banchola village in Rajasthan's Bundi district.

08 February 2007

Valleywag, Silicon Valley's Tech Gossip Rag

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Valleywag is a tech gossip rag. You people in Silicon Valley are far too busy changing the world to care about sex, greed and hypocrisy. But if you ever need a break, come visit us at Valleywag.

06 February 2007

News - Hoover's

FAST and Yahoo Renew Their Search Technology The two companies independently revise their core business offerings in hopes of slowing down the Google juggernaut.

02 February 2007

SEMP - Did a Krakatoa Eruption in 535 A.D. Help Precipitate the Decline of Antiquity and the Spread of Islam?

SEMP Biot #214: Did a Krakatoa Eruption in 535 A.D. Help Precipitate the Decline of Antiquity and the Spread of Islam?May 16, 2005 David Keys*, in a 1999 British television documentary**

Super Volcano! History's Greatest Secret

SUPER VOLCANO!History's Greatest Secret by Michael Relfe History repeats itself. And the greatest secret of history, what you were never taught at school or college, is that our planet had a global catastrophe in living memory, in 535 AD.


Between the biggest volcanic eruption in recorded history and the resulting orgy of tsunamis, the explosion of Krakatoa in 1883 vaporized an entire island, killed almost 40,000 people and literally changed the maps. The scary thing is that the 1883 erupti

Yahoo 'Brand Universe' to Comprise 100 Entertainment Brand Sites @ Media Buyer Planner

Yahoo will build individual websites around 100 entertainment brands this year, pulling together content scattered across various Yahoo properties in the process,

28 January 2007

Comet Encke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As its official designation implies, Encke's Comet was the second periodic comet discovered after Halley's Comet (aka 1P/Halley). It is unusual in that it was named after the person who calculated its orbit rather than the person who discovered it (Pierre

Impact Crater in Mesopotamia

"Perusal of an article about Saddam Hussein's canal-building projects has led a scientist to a startling discovery about the mysterious collapse of Middle East civilisations more than 4,000 years ago. Sharad Master, a geologist at the University of Witwa

Jarmo Moilanen´s WWW-site - List of probable Impact craters

* PROVEN (!?) impact structures * Impact related geological layers * PROBABLE impact structures * SUGGESTED and POSSIBLE impact structures * POSSIBLE impact structures from X-SAR images * DISCREDITED structures

Atlas: Umm al Binni lake, a possible Holocene impact structure in the marshes of southern Iraq: Geological evidence for its age, and implications for Bronze-age Mesopotamia. by Sharad Master

A near circular, vaguely polygonal, ~3.4 km-diameter postulated impact structure [1] in the Al ‘Amarah marshes (at 47°4’44.4” E, 31°8’58.2” N), in southern Iraq, has now been identified on a map [2] as the Umm al Binni lake. After the partial

Did a Meteor End the Bronze Age?

The crater's faint outline was found by Dr Sharad Master, a geologist at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, on satellite images of the Al 'Amarah region, about 10 miles north-west of the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates and home of the M

SCIENTISTS have found the first evidence that a devastating meteor impact in the Middle East might have triggered the mysterious collapse of civilisations more than 4,000 years ago. satellite images of southern Iraq have revealed a two-mile-wide impact c