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Day By Day© by Chris Muir.


Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Science News


Contrary to what the above moonbats may think, it takes more than a Cadillac Escalade to do massive environmental damage:

Geologists Link the "Great Dying" to Volcanism
Roughly 252 million years ago, life on the earth nearly ceased to exist--as much as 90 percent of marine life and 70 percent of terrestrial life died out. At around the same time, a vast up swelling of magma covered between one million and four million cubic kilometers of what is now Siberia. The eruption continued off and on for about a million years, with basalt lava and poisonous gases seeping up through cracks in Siberia's mantle. Now rocks from Italy may have linked the two events.