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... Dynasties, for radiocarbon analysis. He said, however, that the tests should be performed at the request of institutions instead of an individual, such as Velikovsky. Hayes agreed that the tests would be conducted only if he received a request from Pfeiffer. Pfeiffer provided the letter to Hayes. Also Helen Dukas, who was secretary to Albert Einstein, wrote to Hayes mentioning a discussion in her presence in which Einstein stated he intended to write to Hayes requesting radiocarbon tests on behalf of Velikovsky. The sudden death of Einstein prevented him from writing the letter, but she assured Hayes of Einstein's intention. Velikovsky also wrote a letter reiterating his conclusions and enclosing a section of galley proofs ...
122. Kicking The Sacred Cow: Questioning The Unquestionable And Thinking The Impermissible (Book review) [Journals] [Aeon]
... the Theory of Relativity, but here the going gets rather thick even for the informed reader. His awesome grasp of the subject matter, which is mercifully short in its 30-odd pages, gives us a provisional view of the relativistic universe as seen by the mathematicians and other purveyors of our space-time continuum. Dissenting views haven't made much headway since Einstein propounded his Special Theory, exactly a century ago, without giving proper credit to mathematician Henri Poincaré for his earlier take on relativity, or to anyone else for that matter, since his landmark paper of 1905 contained no references. This paper was provocatively titled "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies," which just nodded in the direction ...
123. Causal Relationships: Freud, Stekel and Velikovsky [Journals] [SIS Review]
... | Issue Contents Focus VELIKOVSKY & THE EARLY FREUDIANS Causal Relationships: Freud, Stekel and Velikovsky Ronald Clark's outstanding biography of Freud [l ] was deservedly nominated as one of the "Ten Best Science Books of 1980" by Omni magazine. Having previously sharpened his literary lancet on such long-lived and controversial figures of this century as Bertrand Russell and Einstein, Mr Clark then turned to possibly the most controversial, the founder of psychoanalysis, skilfully dissecting from the wealth of primary historical material available a most believable portrait of the man and the Movement. Of particular interest to readers of this journal will be Mr Clark's illuminating account of the thorny progress of the theories of psychoanalysis towards at least ...
124. In Memoriam: Immanuel Velikovsky, Livio Stecchini and Ralph Juergens [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... From: Catastrophism and Ancient History II:2 (Jun 1980) Home | Issue Contents In Memoriam: Immanuel Velikovsky, Livio Stecchini and Ralph Juergens Immanuel Velikovsky Dr. Immanuel Velikovsky died last November. Unlike his friends Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud, Dr. Velikovsky went to his grave deprived of plaudits from his peers. It is my belief that he was, indeed, the last true Renaissance man: his genius will be recognized after his death even more than the famous painters of the nineteenth century. Of course, Dr. Velikovsky's problem, more than innovative painters, was that he too was far ahead of his time. It is hard to pick out his ...
125. Briefings [Journals] [SIS Review]
... : ". .. he left us a beacon of sorts, beyond theories of galloping planets and cultural connections. He reminded us that one may indeed stake out new intellectual territory in defiance of fashionable thought. If Mr (sic) Velikovsky's territory was peculiar, he shared something with men like Galileo, and his close friend, Albert Einstein. "There was a kind of steel in Mr Velikovsky's obsession. His theories, we suspect, will some day be seen as the work of an artist with a Blake-like vision - an isolated man making dazzling presumptive leaps in a silent universe, jealous of its mysteries." Even ROBERT JASTROW, Director of NASA's Goddard Space Center ...
126. Thoth Vol V, No 2: Jan 31, 2001 [Journals] [Thoth]
... a neutron star . Though these are also very dense objects, they are not massive enough to account for the activity scientists see. "But we haven't ruled out the possibility of their being something more exotic than a black hole," Dolan said, admitting the possibility that black holes don't exist at all. But this would mean that Einstein was no Einstein, and a new theory of gravity would have to explain the complex activity around objects like Cygnus XR-1. WAL THORNHILL COMMENTS: I think the unpalatable truth is contained in the last sentence. It seems to me that Einstein made it fashionable for theoretical physicists to live in their heads and perform "thought experiments". ...
127. ABC's of Astrophysics [Books] [de Grazia books]
... fusion as the secret of the Sun's radiation. Because Deg respected Juergens, and then came upon Melvin Cook and then Bruce and Milton, he was never of this opinion. And now, looking backwards, one must wonder whether Velikovsky should have spent with Juergens the many hours that he spent instead, and writes a book about, with Einstein. In introducing a posthumous paper of Juergens, a "pioneer in the study of electric stars," in 1982, Milton comments that Juergens perceived the astronomical bodies as inherently charged objects immersed in a universe which could be described as an electrified fabric. "The Sun," writes Juergens, "is the anode end of a ...
... laws and theories need some modification as time goes by. The laws of conservation of energy and of mass were, for a goodly length of time, regarded as true because they were very reliable. Doubtless there were scientists who believed that here, at least, were a couple of laws that would never need to be modified. But Einstein suggested that these truths were limited ones, in that energy and mass were inter-convertible- as was later demonstrated in nuclear fission and fusion. So those two laws became a single law of conservation of energy-mass, whatever that might be, and there are doubtless some who believe that here is one law that will never need to be modified ...
129. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Review]
... 39 Last year it was mirror matter which was conjured up to explain apparently changing fundamental physical constants. Now it is suggested that an as-yet undiscovered 5th force may be needed to explain it. We also have another mysterious repulsive force called dark energy which was needed to explain the apparent observation that the Universe is undergoing accelerating expansion. In 1917 Einstein introduced the cosmological constant, which was basically such a repulsive force, to counteract the attractive force of gravity because he believed the Universe was static. After it was decided that the Universe was in fact expanding he regretted this modification to his equations, calling it his greatest mistake, but now it seems cosmologists want it back again. ...
130. A Catastrophic Reading of Western Cosmology [Journals] [SIS Review]
... is untrue in an actual sense, and we will therefore turn now to the dismantling of Newton by physics itself. It begins with quantum physics and relativity, which showed respectively that the two foundations of the Newtonian myth, a continuous world and an objective observer, are untrue. Planck showed that energy consists of discontinuous spurts or quanta and Einstein that light consists of individual photons, meaning Nature is not continuous. Einstein further demonstrated that absolute space and absolute time, Newton's (and Descartes') cardinal measuring rods, do not exist as independent backgrounds against which to graph the world-lines of physical phenomena. There is therefore neither an objectively determined continuous world for us to measure, ...
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