"Jan Panteltje" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> On a sunny day (Thu, 09 Mar 2006 11:28:02 -0500) it happened Andrew Yee
> <[email protected]> wrote in
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>>Press and Publications Office
>>University of Leicester
>>Mass Extinctions -- A Threat from Outer Space or Our Own Planet's Detox?
>>University scientists suggest extraterrestrial theories are flawed and
>>that more down to earth factors could have accounted for past mass
>>Earth history has been punctuated by several mass extinctions rapidly
>>wiping out nearly all life forms on our planet. What causes these
>>catastrophic events? Are they really due to meteorite impacts? Current
>>research suggests that the cause may come from within our own planet --
> Lookahere, we all know about Bush.
That's just great. Perhaps you could inform us as to how many freckles he
has on his arse.
>>Flood basalt eruptions are -- he says -- an alternative kill mechanism.
>>These do correspond with all main mass extinctions, within error of the
>>techniques used to determine the age of the volcanism.
> So maybe they were caused by the impacts?
Do you have any evidence that this was the case, or are you just