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Pre-Viking tunic found by glacier as warming aids archaeology

There are 8 comments on the orlandosentinel.com story from Mar 22, 2013, titled Pre-Viking tunic found by glacier as warming aids archaeology. In it, orlandosentinel.com reports that:

A pre-Viking woolen tunic found beside a thawing glacier in south Norway shows how global warming is proving something of a boon for archaeology, scientists said on Thursday.

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PHD

Cibolo, TX

#1 Mar 22, 2013
"This is only the start," Piloe said,
"predicting"
many more finds.

More scientific science fiction. See good things come out of global warming cooling climate change. We would have never known why people back than took their clothes off. Do they actually pay these people to research what has been discovered year ago?
litesong

Everett, WA

#2 Mar 22, 2013
fetid feces face flip flopper fiend wrote:
Do they actually pay these people to research....
"fetid feces face flip flopper fiend" doesn't like research...... because it has no brain(like 'earthling has no brain') to process that data & doesn't want people who are smarter than it, to get any further ahead of it.
Fun Facts

Huntsville, AL

#3 Mar 23, 2013
It's kind of silly to propose a reason someone took off their tunic 1700 years ago, but the fact that it was found shows that the glacier was much smaller in the past than in our recent experience.

If the glacier was smaller, were the temperatures warmer? Would appear that way.

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#4 Mar 23, 2013
Fun Facts wrote:
It's kind of silly to propose a reason someone took off their tunic 1700 years ago, but the fact that it was found shows that the glacier was much smaller in the past than in our recent experience.
If the glacier was smaller, were the temperatures warmer? Would appear that way.
No, genius. the temperatures are the same. And the present is still getting warmer.
Fun Facts

Huntsville, AL

#5 Mar 24, 2013
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
No, genius. the temperatures are the same. And the present is still getting warmer.
The temperatures 1700 years ago are the same as today?
Lonnie

Old Lyme, CT

#6 Mar 26, 2013
First of all, the temperatures 1700 years ago were exactly the same, exactly, as they are today, day to day, hour by hour, minute to minute. Maybe the tunics have changed -- I really don't know -- but temperatures haven't. Have the types of, say, cars changed? Because if they have, that will tell us so much about ourselves and our world. What about other types of durable goods, like refrigerators and air-hockey tables and electric chairs? Maybe archaeologists ought to look for that sort of crap under the glaciers (if they can find any). Like a fourth century Buick Oslo -- there's a car from the old school. Or a Pontiac Plague.
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#7 Mar 27, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
"fetid feces face flip flopper fiend" doesn't like research...... because it has no brain(like 'earthling has no brain') to process that data & doesn't want people who are smarter than it, to get any further ahead of it.
More and More diarrheas from the "pinheadliteout".
Orel

Old Lyme, CT

#8 Mar 27, 2013
Oops. Sounds like a private quarrel.

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