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21. Scientifically speaking... [Journals] [Pensee]
... From: Pensée Vol. 4 No 5: (Winter 1974-75) "Immanuel Velikovsky Reconsidered X" Home | Issue Contents Scientifically speaking...Professor Irving Michelson Dr. Michelson is professor of mechanics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. 19-Year Lunar Calendar Cycle: Accurate Adjustment to 365-1/4-Day Civil Calendar Hard Science: When you can state that the lunar month is precisely 29.530589 days long, with eight-digit precision- equivalent to certainty to within one part in one hundred million- that's hard science! Astronomical Stability: When the Earth's rotation around its polar axis and orbital motion around the Sun, and the Moon's orbital motion around the Earth, are so constant over ...
22. Setting And Using The Stonehenge Nineteen Year Sun-Moon Calendar [Journals] [Horus]
... From: Horus Vol. 2 No. 3 (Fall 1986) Home | Issue Contents Setting And Using The Stonehenge Nineteen Year Sun-Moon Calendar Alban Wall Introduction The use of the Stonehenge as a solar-lunar calendar was described in the last issue of HORUS, based on material previously published in KRONOS. In the following we show how the operation of the calendar can be demonstrated by actually using it. Before reading the instructions below the reader is advised to study Figure 1 carefully. Notice that it has been aligned to conform to map conventions (North at top of page). When day and night are of equal length in Spring and Fall (March 21st and September 21st) ...
23. Relation Between the Perpetual Calendar Based on the 128 Years Cycle and the Central American Calendar [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review 1996:2 (May 1997) Home | Issue Contents Relation Between the Perpetual Calendar Based on the 128 Years Cycle and the Central American Calendar by Flavio Barbiero Flavio Barbiero was born in Pula (Croatia) and is a Captain of the Italian Navy. He graduated as an electronics engineer at Pisa University in 1978 and has worked in Research Centres of the Italian Navy and now works at NATO. He has wide cultural and eclectic interests and has managed to reconcile Service with other professional activities as explorer, archaeologist, writer and lecturer. He is a member of the Italian Scientific Institute Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici', (CCSP - ...
24. The Dawn of Astronomy: A Study of the Temple-Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians [Books]
... Temple of Hathor at 201 Denderah XXI. Star-cults 210 XXII. Star-cults (Continued)- Amen-t and Khons 220 XXIII. The Egyptian Year and the Nile 226 XXIV. The Years of 360 and 365 Days 243 XXV. The Vague and the Sirian Years 249 XXVI. The Sothic Cycle and the Use Made of it 207 XXVII. The Calendar and its Revision 266 XXVIII. The "Fixed Year" and Festival Calendars 274 XXIX. The Mythology of Isis and Osikis 287 XXX. The Temple-Stars 304 XXXI. The History of Sun-Worship at Annu and Thebes 315 XXXII. The Early Temple and Great Pyramid Builders 325 XXXIII. The Cult of Northern as Opposed to Southern Stars 341 XXXIV ...
... Chapter XXVIII The Fixed Year and Festival Calendars THE reformation of the Egyptian calendar, to be gathered, as I suggested in the last chapter, from the decree of Tanis, is not, however, the point to which reference is generally made in connection with the decree. The attempt recorded by it to get rid of the vague year is generally dwelt on. Although the system of reckoning which was based on the vague year had advantages with which it has not been sufficiently credited, undoubtedly it had its drawbacks. The tetramenes, with their special symbolism of flood-, seed-, and harvest-time, had apparently all meant each in turn; however the meanings of ...
26. The Reforming Of The Calendar, Part 2 Mars Ch.8 (Worlds in Collision) [Velikovsky] [Velikovsky Worlds in Collision]
... From "Worlds in Collision" © 1950 by Immanuel Velikovsky | FULL TEXT NOT AVAILABLE Contents The Reforming Of The Calendar In the middle of the eighth century the calendar then in use became obsolete. From the year -747 until the last of the catastrophes on the twenty-third of March, -687, the solar and lunar movements changed repeatedly, necessitating adjustments of the cal endar. Reforms undertaken during this time soon became obsolete in their turn, and were replaced by new ones; only after the last catastrophe of -687, when the present world order was established, did the calendar become permanent. Some of the clay tablets of Nineveh found in the royal library of that city1 contain ...
27. Velikovsky's Sources Volume Three [Books]
... - Papyrus Anastasi IV p.172 Section 20- The Harris Papyrus p.173 Section 21 - The Book of the Dead p.175 Section 22 - Wainwright p.164 Section. 23- W. Max Müller p.191 Section 24- The Pyramid Texts p.193 Section 25- J.H .Breasted & the Calendar p.196 Section 26- The Canopus Decree p.202 Section 27- Horapollo; Rawlinson p.203 Section 28- Antefoker p.205 Section 29- El Arish p.210 Section 30- Senmut p.216 Section 31- More from the Pyramid Texts p.217 Section 32- Manetho p.221 Section 33 ...
28. Making Moonshine with Hard Science [Books] [de Grazia books]
... From: The Burning of Troy, by Alfred De Grazia Home | Issue Contents CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Making Moonshine with Hard Science Professor Irving Michelson wrote a little piece of "hard science" (his term) called "Scientifically Speaking..." and subtitled "19-year Lunar Calendar Cycle: Accurate Adjustment to 365 1/4-Day Civil Calendar" [2 ]. A Greek named Meton of about 432 B.C . is credited with having discovered the 19-years repetitive coincidence of lunar month and tropical solar year. Michelson said that Meton's "discovery of the 19-year cycle presupposes precise knowledge of the length of the lunar month as well as of the solar (tropical) year of ...
29. Stonehenge - A Calendar? (Forum) [Journals] [Kronos]
... From: Kronos Vol. IX No. 1 (Fall 1983) Home | Issue Contents Forum Stonehenge - A Calendar?To the Editor of KRONOS: Alban Wall's "A Calendric View of Stonehenge" (KRONOS VIII:2 , pp. 35-46) promises a major breakthrough in understanding the purpose of Stonehenge. However. since the Sun marker completes a revolution around the Aubrey Circle in 13 x 28 = 364 days, one day a year must be skipped and an additional day must be skipped every four years to keep in step. Only with such an adjustment can one end up with exactly 247 revolutions in 19 years (pp. 37-38). Presumably, this ...
30. Sacred Science Institute [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... From: SIS Internet Digest 2002:1 (Sep 2002) Home | Issue Contents Sacred Science Institute www.sacredscience.com Reprints of Rare Masterpieces: Ancient Calendars & Constellations by Hon. Emmeline M. Plunket: 1903 263p. With 26 Plates Of Calendars & Constellations. A Rare & Important Work On The Classification & Analysis Of The Ancient Calendar Systems & Their Relation To Astronomical Phenomena. Contents: Accadian Calendar: 200 BC, 2000 BC, 3800 BC, Ancient Calendar Siderial; Modern Calendar Tropical; Constellation Aries; Solstice In Aries 6000 BC; Stars Recede From Seasons; Equinox In Aries 200 BC; Aries, Leader Of Signs; Antediluvian Astronomy; "Knowing ...
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