Did an asteroid hasten the spread of black death in Europe? Dendrochronologist and author Mike Baillie says that tree rings "reveal a major event just before 1350. Something catastrophic," similar to the Tunguska event, changed "the composition of the atmosphere and provided ideal conditions for a lethal infection to spread," making the population more vulnerable to the disease.

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This is pseudoscience - very irresponsible to post this on a blog like this without any commentary on how ridiculous this guy and his theories are.