Half the tablet records planet positions and clouds, while the other half describes the movement of an object looking like a 'stone bowl' travelling quickly across the sky. The description matches a type of asteroid known as an Aten type, which orbits the Sun close to the Earth. Its trajectory would have put it on a collision course with the Otz Valley. 'It came in at a very low angle - around six degrees - and then clipped a mountain called Gaskogel around 11km from Köfels,' said Mr Hempsell.
And the size of the asteroid is implausible. The one that wiped out the dinosaurs and had a huge global impact was less than half that size.
Researchers believe that the tablet's symbols give a detailed account of how a mile-long asteroid hit the region, causing thousands of deaths and devastating more than one million sq km (386,000 sq miles).
The impact, equivalent to more than 1,000tons of TNT exploding, would have created one of the world's biggest-ever landslides.).
In what could be a major scientific puzzle, the team's new size estimate for the dino-killing meteorite is a mere 2.5 to 3.7 miles (4 to 6 kilometers) across.
The most recent computer models predicted a size of 9 to 12 miles (15 to 19 kilometers) across.
The observation suggests the asteroid is over a kilometre in diameter and the original orbit about the Sun was an Aten type, a class of asteroid that orbit close to the earth, that is resonant with the Earth’s orbit.
Originally posted by Christian Voice
reply to post by scojak
Then again alot of people need to open their eyes. Do you not see, this does not contradict the Bible but further verifies a story from the Bible. Open them peeps.
Originally posted by Immortalgemini527
Originally posted by LilDudeissocool
What do ya think, Immortalgemini527, maybe a "godrod" that we will put up into space in the future which goes through a time portal during a launch (orbit to ground) in a futuristic ME conflict and ends up striking Sodom some 5,000 year ago?
The whole aspect of this was dealing with galaxy wars1 with the reptilliens and triangular race of aliens,the meteor was thrown at them,just like in all the wars they had on earth,if you dont believe me,then follow the wars.
Start in mexico,this was the first galaxy wars ever between the 2 groups,this is where the reptillien race was first found in the world.
After new mexico ,work your way north to canada,after you reach canada,go east acroos the water to russia,after russia ,go south down to china,and from china,work your way to india.When the reptillien race found the triangular race close to eygpt,they went to war AGAIN,but it was a short time because they lauched another comet at them.
can you start over,i fell to see the point in all this.
you dont bloody need to start over because it doesnt make since.
Sorry you all, I forgot the most important thing, just follow the history of all comets that hit earth, and you will connect the migration of the reptilians in history, as well as the wars they had...connect the comets.
The reptilian race basically influenced the east and south of the world, while the triangle race only influenced Syria Egypt Iraq and Iran.
The reptilians was here way before the triangle race came, but that’s when they lived and settled down near new Mexico, after they tossed the comet at them, they then moved to Colorado, after Colorado, they went to Canada, ettc etc etc.
Just look up all known comets that hit earth and you will see.
Start with New Mexico, the Colorado, then Canada, then work your way to Russiaedit on 28-3-2011 by Immortalgemini527 because: (no reason given)edit on 28-3-2011 by Immortalgemini527 because: (no reason given)edit on 28-3-2011 by Immortalgemini527 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Byrd
I think this will get dismissed pretty quickly by other scientists simply because it's Really Bad Science.
Originally posted by liejunkie01
reply to post by LilDudeissocool
Regardless of what it is or is not. Here is the explanation of why the crater is the way it is. This is what "they" are saying. I am not religous by no means. I would like to see more information on this subject.
The observation suggests the asteroid is over a kilometre in diameter and the original orbit about the Sun was an Aten type, a class of asteroid that orbit close to the earth, that is resonant with the Earth’s orbit. This trajectory explains why there is no crater at Köfels. The in coming angle was very low (six degrees) and means the asteroid clipped a mountain called Gamskogel above the town of Längenfeld, 11 kilometres from Köfels, and this caused the asteroid to explode before it reached its final impact point. As it travelled down the valley it became a fireball, around five kilometres in diameter (the size of the landslide). When it hit Köfels it created enormous pressures that pulverised the rock and caused the landslide but because it was no longer a solid object it did not create a classic impact crater.
I am a science type of person. This does not state that god did it. It looks like a re-evaluation of science. Something that does happen. Just because someone makes a theory does not always mean it is set in stone. This is an explanation. Thats it ,no more, no less. Science grows, I do not treat it like a religion such as you. If this is not the explanation then so be it. It sounds pretty good to me. Tablet aside, this could be an impact crater of some sort. This is a mountain not soft soils. I googled imact craters on mountains and rock. There are not many pictures to compare to.
When it hit Köfels it created enormous pressures that pulverised the rock and caused the landslide but because it was no longer a solid object it did not create a classic impact crater.
Hmmm, explains landslide. Exactly what you said it was.
The vesicular glass from Köfels, Tyrol, contains grains of quartz that have been partially melted but not dissolved in the matrix glass. This phenomenon has been observed in similar glasses formed by friction along a thrust fault and by meteorite impact, but not in volcanic glasses. The explosion of a small nuclear device buried behind a steep slope produced a geologic structure that is a good small-scale model of that at Köfels. Impact of a large meteorite would have an effect analogous to that of a subsurface nuclear explosion and is the probable cause of the Köfels feature.
Wit 4 Figures
Publication authorized by the Director, U. S. Geological Survey.
Originally posted by SevenThunders
You atheists have a bizarre way of twisting reality to conform to your preconceptions. My take on this if true, is that it confirms the Biblical accounts and God's hand in destroying a wicked people. In fact for years, in order to deny the validity of the Bible people were saying that Sodom and Gomorrah never existed and that the destruction itself is a fairy tale.
If this happened, it confirms both the existence of the cities and their destruction and it lends huge credence to the Biblical story, which was correct all along. It's perfectly reasonable to presume that God would use the whatever tools available to him to enact judgments and/or blessings. In fact God would know in advance what Sodom's fate would be and set up the asteriods trajectory from the time of the beginning. That's the kind of God we are dealing with, and he will soon be dealing with you.edit on 27-3-2011 by SevenThunders because: (no reason given)