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101. Catastrophic Theory of Mountain Uplifts (A Crustal Deformation Theory) [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... representations of land forms for most areas of the world. [emphasis added These are strong words. These and similar protestations that geographers have registered for more than a generation appear to run into a blank wall of dogma. 5 Another elder statesman, this time in geophysics, has some interesting and similar conclusions: Scheidegger Thus, if the "deformation theory" applying to the Earth were properly defined, it would be, in principle, a straight-forward (though not necessarily an easy) matter to calculate the stresses from the ( ... Nevertheless, both Venus and Jupiter were involved in the energy/angular momentum exchanges. 1 A Review of 150 Years of Thought We cite the observations and conclusions of two elder statesmen of the last generation, Richard Hartshorne, a geographer, and Adrian Scheidegger, a geophysicist. Hartshorne To sum up, it is almost inevitable to admit that the physiographic evidence regarding features on the Earth's surface is such that it must be assumed that some parts of the Earth's crust have been subject to compression (crustal shortening), others have been ...
102. Mass Movements in Level Areas [Catastrophism Geology $]
... Franken- hun ciotreden in het ficht der histone. Fibulareeks 22, 115 pp. CROMMELIN, R. D -1965- Sediment-petrologie en herkomst van jong- pleistoceen dekzand in Nederland. Boor en Spade XIV, P. 138-151 DOBRIN, M. 9. -1960- Geophysical Prospecting. McGraw-Hill DOEGLAS, D.J. -1952- Afzettingsgesteen ten. Service, The Hague, 173 pp. EGYED, L. -1955- Geofizikai Alapismeretek. lEgyetemi Tankonyv), Tankonyvkiado ,.Budapest. ESCHER, B. G.- 1954- Grondslagen der algemene geologie ... be observed when the brakes are used on a moving train. A shock wave may result, known as the 'box-car effect'. The analysis of such wave patterns is based on a number of physical and mathematical considerations. Detailed descriptions can be found in handbooks of geophysics, such as Dobrin (1960), Egyed (1950), and Szorokin e.a. (1953). In bodies of deformable material, ranging from liquids to solids, four basic wave patterns are distinguished: A longitudinal or press wave is a succession of ...
103. Thoth Vol. VII, No 8 Nov 30, 2003 [Thoth Website]
... the figures they quote." [A Star Called the Sun, George Gamow, p.93.THORNHILL COMMENTS: I included Gamow's comments as an example of the hubris of mathematical physicists and as a warning. It can be argued that astrophysics is in worse shape than geophysics. There is absolutely no way that anyone can be sure about the temperature of the center of the Sun. Yet confident statements like this are reported daily in the media as fact. It has resulted in the science fiction cosmology of today. More caution would ... and other stars without leaving his comfortable study at Cambridge University. 'It should not be too difficult,' Sir Arthur used to say, 'to understand such a simple thing as a star.' And he had very good reasons for that statement. Indeed, while geophysicists are still unable to agree on the exact value of the temperature in the center of the Earth, which is only about four thousand miles below our feet, astronomers can tell the temperature of the central regions of the Sun and of many other stars within a ...
104. The Testimony of Radiocarbon Dating [Velikovsky Archive Website]
... , Louvain, Saclay, Sharp Labs., Tata Inst. Published in Radiocarbon 1965. See Damon, P. E., A. Long, and D. C. Grey, ? Fluctuations of Atmospheric C 14 during the last six millennia, Journal of Geophysical Research, 71 (1966), 1059. Other geophysicists agreed with Libby that the problem resided with historical chronology. Volume 140, 278. Radiocarbon (1967), 491. The date for Senusret II of the Twelfth Dynasty was found by UCLA to be ... (or -1665 according to the Washington scale). This would bring the end of the Middle Kingdom (Thirteenth Dynasty) to the 15th century. [Actually, the dendrochronological recalibration of C 14 dates rests on the fact that every ring has its own C 14 date.JNS Dr. Edwards to Dr. Michael, Museum of the University of Pennsylvania (April 6, 1971). See the exchange of letters entitled ? ASH ?. From a letter of G. B. Morris, Secretary, the British Museum to ...
105. Monitor [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... ! Meteorites from Mars? source: San Francisco Chronicle 11.12.81 The debate on the origin of SNC meteorites (shergottites, nakhtites and chassignites) continues; we have reported this before in Workshop 4:2, pp. 21-2. At a recent session of the American Geophysical Union Conference Charles Wood of NASA, Houston clashed with Ann Singer of the State University New York. Wood is in favour of a Martian origin for these meteorites, whilst Singer read a paper at the Conference proposing an asteroid origin. "... calculations ... Francisco Chronicle 30.1.82 With the "Alvarez theory" that a meteorite was responsible for the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary event still in vogue, there is news of yet another meteorite theory. Klaus Schultz of the McDonnell Centre for Space Sciences at Washington University St Louis, John Klasner a geophysicist at Western Illinois University, and William Cannon a geologist with the US Geological Surrey have been studying a "gravity map" of North America. This they have interpreted as showing evidence of a huge meteorite impact in Canada ("... a huge bull's-eye ...
106. Dark Matter [The Velikovskian $]
... the lengths to which astronomers and physicists will go to avoid questioning their most fundamental concept. A few years ago, the seeming discovery of discrepancies in gravity readings had led several physicists to suggest that a "fifth force"--a counterforce to gravity --existed. When the geophysicists argued that unseen masses under the Greenland ice cap could explain the measured discrepancy in gravity readings in the ice cap, Michael Nieto, a theoretical particle physicist from Los Alamos National Laboratory, argued, "You give him [a geophysicist any data and he can ... it with Newtonian physics....If he's got to put a neutron star down there, he can explain it [the anomaly." (17) Although the "fifth force" has faded from discussion and not been validated, the same kind of device --unseen matter --is being employed to mimic celestial motions in spiral galaxies. Halton Arp describes this concept regarding galactic rotation curves quite properly: Of course, most astronomers believe they know all about rotation curves of galaxies. They believe that the velocity of material in orbit is determined ...
107. The Greenland Ice Cores [Kronos $]
... core drilling at Dye 3 has recently appeared in book form. Edited by C. C. Langway, Jr., H. Oeschger, and W. Dansgaard, it is entitled Greenland Ice Core: Geophysics, Geochemistry, and the Environment (Washington: American Geophysical Union, 1985). This book, which contains seventeen papers by participating scientists, will be referred to hereafter as "LOD". Before we consider the Dye 3 deep core itself, however, let us examine some of the findings that emerged from the ... drilling was completed in 1981. An account of the deep core drilling at Dye 3 has recently appeared in book form. Edited by C. C. Langway, Jr., H. Oeschger, and W. Dansgaard, it is entitled Greenland Ice Core: Geophysics, Geochemistry, and the Environment (Washington: American Geophysical Union, 1985). This book, which contains seventeen papers by participating scientists, will be referred to hereafter as "LOD". Before we consider the Dye 3 deep core itself, however, ...
108. The Greenland Ice Cores (Continued) [Kronos $]
... , History and the Modern World (New York: Methuen, 1982). C. C. Langway, Jr., H. Oeschger, and W. Dansgaard, editors, Greenland Ice Core: Geophysics, Geochemistry, and the Environment (Washington: American Geophysical Union, 1985). Referred to in this paper as "LOD". C. C. Langway, Jr., H. Oeschger, and W. Dansgaard, "The Greenland Ice Sheet Program in Perspective", LOD, pages 1-8. C ... , pages 1419-1427. H. H. Lamb, Climate, History and the Modern World (New York: Methuen, 1982). C. C. Langway, Jr., H. Oeschger, and W. Dansgaard, editors, Greenland Ice Core: Geophysics, Geochemistry, and the Environment (Washington: American Geophysical Union, 1985). Referred to in this paper as "LOD". C. C. Langway, Jr., H. Oeschger, and W. Dansgaard, "The Greenland Ice Sheet ...
109. Radiocarbon Dating and Velikovskian Catastrophism [Pensee]
... revolutionary a hypothesis as Velikovsky's. Therefore, it is necessary to measure physical parameters reliably recorded in the past and currently available for accurate analysis. The radiocarbon dating method offers such parameters, provided its basic premises can be verified. Moreover, since Velikovsky's hypothesis proposes profound geophysical changes, a geophysically-independent "clock" is required to test his claims, and only radioactive carbon decay promises that independence (2) together with sufficient sensitivity during historical times. The radiocarbon dating method is primarily a method of measuring carbon isotope ratios. When the ... is applied to samples of inorganic origin, the "dates" reflect primarily the radiocarbon ratio (that is, ratio of carbon 14 to carbon 12) of the samples, neglecting isotope fractionation (see below). When the method is applied to samples that once were living, the ratio reflects the approximate time since the demise of the organism. Thus, analysis of a series of cultural artifacts (organic in origin) can provide a time sequence, or chronology, of events. To yield consistent results, dating measurements must ...
110. THE VELIKOVSKY AFFAIR: CHAPTER 1: MINDS IN CHAOS [Quantavolution Website]
... he had claimed would fill thirty pages. [In 1963, Brown declared in a letter to one of Velikovsky's Canadian readers that his review of Earth in Upheaval had been directed against the 'abominable behaviour of scientists and publishers. 'In December 1956, when the International Geophysical Year was in the planning stage, Velikovsky submitted a proposal to the planning committee through the offices of Prof. H. H. Hess of Princeton University:'... It is accepted that the terrestrial magnetic field... decreases with the distance ... list the 'errors in fact and conclusion' that he estimated would fill a letter 'thirty pages in length.' Instead, in his review of Worlds in Collision in the Saturday Review of Literature [10, Brown assured his readers that 'the combination of modern astronomy, geophysics, geochemistry, paleontology, geology, and physics can state the following: 'The earth did not stop rotating 3,500 years ago. [Brown, too, disregarded Velikovsky's alternative explanation for the visual effect of an arrested sun.'Venus was formed much earlier ...
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