Younger Dryas Myth-Busting: Flash-Frozen Mammoths Edition

If one looks at temperature measurements over the centuries, one will find that the more recent they are, the more volatile they become. Changes in the 18th venture appear smooth and drawn over a long time. Recent changes appear sudden and violent. But it’s not the environment that has changed. It’s the granularity of the data we have available today that changed. History is not as monolithic as it appears to us. Time scales are treacherous. When Julius Cesar saw the pyramids, they were older to him than the Colosseum is to us.

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