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04/08/2022

Episode #53 The Very Day the Asteroid (almost) Killed Our Planet with Robert DePalma Part One

The nerds travel to the final day of the dinosaurs reign with paleontologist Robert DePalma and the legendary Tanis Site.

Episode #53 The Very Day the Asteroid (almost) Killed Our Planet with Robert DePalma Part One

The Nerds are blown away by all the fossil evidence DePalma's team has found in the badlands of North Dakota showing animals killed mere hours after the planet-killing asteroid hit the Yucatan, ending the reign of the Dinosaurs, spelling doom for the planet. But some survived...

MUSIC

Ray Troll Trilobite Slow Grove
Dayte by Whiskey Class
Trilobite Ammonite Reprise by the Amish Robots

Zoned by the Amish Robots


LINKS


Larry Martin Kansas Paleontologist https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Martin
Paleo Prospectors https://www.paleoprospectors.com/
Tanis Fossil Site Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanis_(fossil_site)
Kirk Johnson  https://naturalhistory.si.edu/staff/kirk-johnson
Walter Alverez https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Alvarez
Geological Society of America  https://www.geosociety.org/GSA/Events/Annual_Meeting/GSA/Events/home.aspx
Lance Grande, Field museum https://www.fieldmuseum.org/about/staff/profile/496
Brackish areas of the Hell Creek formation https://www.researchgate.net/publication/287589871_Brackish_and_marine_mollusks_of_the_Hell_Creek_Formation_of_North_Dakota_Evidence_for_a_persisting_Cretaceous_seaway
Ornithischian dinosaurs https://www.amnh.org/explore/news-blogs/news-posts/know-your-ornithischian-dinosaurs
Deccan Traps Volcanic event  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deccan_Traps
India's Deccan Traps may have helped land life recover after dino extinction: Study https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/india-s-deccan-traps-may-have-helped-land-life-recover-after-dino-extinction-study-119102500413_1.html
The controversial New Yorker Article https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/04/08/the-day-the-dinosaurs-died?source=search_google_dsa_paid&gclid=CjwKCAjwxOCRBhA8EiwA0X8hiyZpjlkc_xxjStcaY-FYnyxPC_0Lu9e5LtKMX0VMGQqkX5fpzgIHThoCy1UQAvD_BwE
Angle of the asteroid that ended the Cretaceous https://earthsky.org/earth/dinosaur-killing-asteroid-struck-earth-deadliest-angle/
Tanis temple in Egypt https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanis
The Cambrian Explosion https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambrian_explosion
Stephen Jay Gould ‘Wonderful life’  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wonderful_Life_(book)

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