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Title: Comet showers and Nemesis, the death star

Comet showers and Nemesis, the death star The recently proposed hypothesis that the periodic extinctions of terrestrial species are the result of comet showers catalyzed by a hypothetical distant solar companion, Nemesis, a tale of global death by comet bombardment of the earth, is discussed. (GHT)
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OSTI Identifier:6265730
Report Number(s):LA-UR-84-3688; CONF-8405262-1
ON: DE85003736
DOE Contract Number:W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:Conference
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Resource Relation:Conference: Southwest regional conference for astronomy and astrophysics, Los Alamos, NM, USA, 1 May 1984
Research Org:Los Alamos National Lab., NM (USA)
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; COMETS; COLLISIONS; ORBITS; EARTH PLANET; VARIATIONS; PLANETS 640107* -- Astrophysics & Cosmology-- Planetary Phenomena