[LMB] OT: historical analogue for the meteor in The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Thu Oct 7 01:25:03 BST 2021


On Sun, Oct 03, 2021 at 12:40:03PM -0400, alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca wrote:
> Archeologists have found a case where they think an exploding meteor
> destroyed a city:
> 
> https://www.cbc.ca/radio/quirks/sep-25-bronze-age-town-destroyed-by-meteor-global-warming-makes-animals-shapeshift-and-more-1.6187428/ancient-jordanian-town-destroyed-by-a-meteor-blast-may-have-inspired-biblical-stories-scientists-say-1.6187436

Strong backlash to that:
https://retractionwatch.com/2021/10/01/criticism-engulfs-paper-claiming-an-asteroid-destroyed-biblical-sodom-and-gomorrah/



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