January 24, 2011
Twisted Firestarter

A new study on Permian-era sediments suggests giant coal fires may have contributed to the mass extinction that killed off as much as 96% of Earth's life forms. For once, the article even details a few of the predictions the theory makes, which means (funds pending) a definitive answer may actually be on the way.

Posted by scott at January 24, 2011 06:43 AM

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