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1. Prehistory and Earth Models [Books]
... Coal; Occurrence of Coal; Thrust Model of Coal Deposition Chapter XII ORIGIN AND GEOLOGY OF OIL AND GAS Physical Chemistry of Oil and Gas; Sudden Deep Burial Hypothesis; Radioactive Age Measurements; Geographic Occurrence; Geologic Occurrence; Trap ... Home ] Prehistory and Earth Models Melvin A. Cook Professor of Metallurgy, University of Utah and President, IRECO Chemicals, Salt Lake City MAX PARRISH LONDON MAX PARRISH AND CO. LTD 1-5 PORTPOOL LANE LONDON E.C . ... Directly Through Thrust Sheet Linearly-gouged Shield in Labrador Coal Deposits and the Map of Pangaea PREFACE THE author is a physical chemist (PhD, Yale, 1937) with a career in explosives, high velocity impact, solid state, surface ...
2. Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning [Books]
... sky had been annexed by encroaching astronomers as standing-ground for their glorified telescopes, quadrants, sextants, clocks; a chemical apparatus had been set up by the shore of the river Eridanus, itself a meandering and uncomfortable figure; while ... translated it as the Chemieche Apparat, Chymisehe Ofen, and l'Apparat Chimique, an alteration in honor of the celebrated chemist Antoine Laurent Lavoisier. These titles, however, have fallen into disuse. Gould assigns to it 110 stars, ... 3.6 to 7th magnitudes. a, the lucida, is a double of 4th and 7th magnitudes, 3" apart, with a position angle of 320 o, and may be binary. It comes to the meridian ...
3. Scientific Prehistory [Books]
... ; up-lift sand major discontinuity-bounded sequences; blast model of some western USA uplifts; Continental Flotation. Chapter IX Coal Chemistry and composition of different coals. 185-195 Occurrence and orientation of coal beds; Coal beds from overthrusts. Overthust model ... I. Anomalous Chronometry; II. Isostacy and Metastacy; III. Particle-Light Theury; IV. Classical Model of Chemical Bond; V. Many Electron Atoms; VI. Bond Energy in Diatomic Molecules; VII. Unification; VIII ... but there were none, fortunately, even though the person inviting him down is a professed "short history" chemist. Effect of his paper is difficult to evaluate, for those who are in agreement with him are more deeply ...
4. Pleiongaea: A Myth for all Seasons [Journals] [Aeon]
... found in the bathyl zone of our present-day oceans. Even if this figure is off by some margin, the chemistry involved- at anything approaching some 8 million kilograms per square centimeter (57,000 tons per square inch) ... and gases into a ringworld orbit, where the solid matter condensed and coalesced into the Moon, and where the chemical and physical characters of both bodies were preserved. (2 ) Well, it appears that with these choices we ... from to make proto-Earth spin so wildly. The capture hypothesis had one of its foremost paladins in the late physical chemist Harold C. Urey. He had urged NASA to bring back lunar samples from the Apollo landings- which they ...
... the atmosphere ; that part which supports life. For a farther explanation of the word, consult elementary works on chemistry. PACHYDERMATA. An order of quadrupeds, including the elephant, rhinoceros, horse, pig, &c . ... there may be evidence of slight transporting power in the current, or even of none, but simply of some chemical precipitate. A large number of the bodies of drowned animals, if they float into the sea or a lake ... which enter principally into the composition of animals and vegetables, are continually evolved. Even nitrogen is found, by chemists, to be contained very generally in the waters of mineral springs. Vegetation not an antagonist power counterbalancing the action ...
6. Velikovsky's Place in the History of Science [Articles]
... with the Velikovsky Affair began in the mid-1970s, it made clear to me that I wanted to change from doing chemistry to commenting about science, and in 1978 I took a position as Dean of Arts & Sciences and progenitor of ... of Chicago Press, 1994. Frederic L. Holmes, "Antoine Lavoisier and the conservation of matter", Chemical & Engineering News, 12 September 1994, 38-45 (at p.39). Henry H. Bauer, ... Velikovsky: The History of a Public Controversy, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1984. Henry H. Bauer, Scientific Literacy and the Myth of the Scientific Method, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992 (c ...
7. Sagan's fifth problem: Chemistry & biology of the terrestrial planets (Carl Sagan & Immanuel Velikovsky) [Books]
... Part II Sagan's Problems First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eight Nine Ten Problems Appendices Conclusion Sagan's fifth problem: Chemistry & biology of the terrestrial planets The origin of atmospheric oxygen Sagan states, "Velikovsky's thesis has some peculiar biological ... chemical consequences, which are compounded by some straightforward confusions of simple matters. He seems not to know (p .16) that oxygen is produced by green-plant photosynthesis on the Earth."1 Let us, therefore, examine ... Kourianof-fell a substance that was wine-yellow, transparent, soft and smelling like rancid oil. M. Herman, a chemist who examined it named it sky oil."18 Thus, it is quite clear that both hydrocarbons and carbohydrates ...
8. Beneath Bauer [Books]
... elements could be transformed chemically, but, since no chemist has ever seen that happen, "The discipline of chemistry teaches alchemy to be impossible." (54) As a result, "One who persists in asserting that ... , we can perceive the source of Bauer's error- Bauer the chemist is treating social life as if it were a chemical process, uniform and predictable. That is the kind of scientific mistake he will continue to make throughout the section ... Roots of the Velikovsky Affair 13. From Calendars to Chronology Beneath Bauer Irving Wolfe In 1984, Henry Bauer the chemist published Beyond Velikovsky, a book which purports to deal with the events and implications of the Velikovsky Affair. It ...
... or electrical discharges. These molecules recombine to form, among other molecules .. .formaldehyde." The basic chemistry for this has been known for a long time. Apparently Sagan's knowledge of chemistry is limited since he does not ... tails of many comets, and then confirmed in Halley's Comet as well. It was called cyanogen. But when chemically combined in a salt it has another name cyanide. Since only a grain of potassium cyanide touched to the tongue ... worms in the morning-an event possible with carbohydrates, but extremely unlikely with hydrocarbons. Moses may have been a better chemist than Velikovsky."5 In the Atlantic Monthly, Mannfred A. Hollinger of the University of California, Davis ...
10. Physics, Astronomy and Chronology [Articles]
... an impossible process and can be ruled out sight unseen. The process isn't good because you don't know the initial chemistry, you don't know whether the decay proceeds by itself or it's induced, and we don't know if the sample ... which lives up to the title. Most of you are aware, I am sure, that certain of the chemical elements, the heavy ones, decay with time into slightly smaller chemical elements, and probably the most notorious of ... the rate is halved, and over several more hours, it's quartered, and so on. And physicists and chemists have both worked on these short-lived radioactive atoms and found that there is no way in which they can disturb the ...
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