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171. Michael Cremo: Forbidden Archaeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... that human beings, little different to you or I, have been around for at least 300 million years. This evidence comes from human remains and sophisticated artefacts found in geological strata that predate the conventionally-held time-scale of anatomically modern humans. Some isolated pieces of evidence push the date of our presence back even further, to as much as 2 ... . Michael spoke, for instance, of finds made during the California According to a book from 1880 entitled The Auriferous Gravels of the Sierra Nevada, written by California state geologist Dr J. D. Whitney, miners tunnelling in Tuolumne Table Mountain often came across human remains and stone tools. They even uncovered stone pestle and mortars of a ...
172. How Stable Is the Solar System? [Journals] [Pensee]
... as a member of this unstable system, has repeatedly been a participant in some discontinuous changes. A central feature of this theory is that these changes have occurred in many geological epochs, as well as several times in the historical past. The agents, external to the Earth, causing these most recent catastrophes can be identified by analysis of ... . Although many of the events reconstructed by Velikovsky in 1950 were then highly controversial, a number of them have been either confirmed or hypothesized in recent years by astronomers, geologists, geneticists and other scientists, without drawing undue criticism. Nix Olympica, the largest volcano ever seen by man. Photographed by Mariner IX, this Martian volcano is ...
173. Velikovsky In Collision [Journals] [Kronos]
... the month and the year lengthened, the axis of rotation changed- and much else besides. In the evidence offered in Worlds in Collision for the theory, archaeology, geology and palaeontology play a minor part. Velikovsky's survey of the evidence from these fields for his theory is given in Earth in Upheaval, published in 1955. The book ... capitalism. And the professional astronomers raised a gale of derision and denunciation that is blowing intermittently still. I do not know of any such reaction by historians, archaeologists, geologists or palaeontologists to Earth in Upheaval. But it is perfectly safe to assume that if there are no such, it is because these specialists shared the astronomers' estimate ...
174. Darwin In South America. Ch.3 Uniformity (Earth In Upheaval) [Velikovsky] [Velikovsky Earth in Upheaval]
... that became his Bible. On this voyage he wrote his journal, the second edition of which he dedicated to Lyell. This round-the-world voyage was Darwin's only fieldwork experience in geology and paleontology, and he drew on it all his life long. He wrote later that these observations served as the "origin of all my views." His ... 1831 as a naturalist on the ship Beagle, which sailed around the world on a five-year surveying expedition. Darwin had with him the newly published volume of Lyell's Principles of Geologv that became his Bible. On this voyage he wrote his journal, the second edition of which he dedicated to Lyell. This round-the-world voyage was Darwin's only fieldwork experience ...
175. Soddom and Gomorrah 'Found At Bottom of Dead Sea'? [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... was "immensely excited" about the find, and he is already planning a follow-up expedition. Dr John Whitaker, a geologist from Leicester University and the former editor of Geology Today, said yesterday that the new development - which will be unveiled in a television documentary tomorrow - appeared "very significant". He said: "There is ... in the United States, said yesterday that he was "immensely excited" about the find, and he is already planning a follow-up expedition. Dr John Whitaker, a geologist from Leicester University and the former editor of Geology Today, said yesterday that the new development - which will be unveiled in a television documentary tomorrow - appeared "very ...
176. News from the Internet [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... into the observed basins, though those basins are now dry. Electric Universe. The rilles are lightning blast channels etched into Titan's surface. They testify to the violent, geologically recent, electrical birth of the moon. They take the dendritic form of Lichtenberg figures, which look like some river systems on Earth. However, no rains of ... ," some wag has said, "is what keeps everything from happening all at once." But what if some things did happen all at once, and a geologist came along with a "geologic record?" Single episodes of flooding have been known to build up many layers of sediments, sorted according to fluctuations in the velocity ...
177. Bookshelf [Journals] [SIS Review]
... ANCIENT HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY FROM BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY, WHERE HE SPECIALISED IN MESOPOTAMIAN STUDIES AND WON THE JOHN HUMPHREYS MEMORIAL PRIZE IN ARCHAEOLOGY. PROFESSOR TERASMAE IS CHAIRMAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES AT BROCK UNIVERSITY, ST CATHARINES, ONTARIO. GEOFFREY GAMMON, WHO GRADUATED IN HISTORY FROM LONDON UNIVERSITY, IS A SENIOR CIVIL SERVANT. HE IS CONVENER OF ... as geology itself. These two philosophies offer incompatible interpretations of the earth's past, present and future, It has been claimed (1 ) that originally all scientists, including geologists, were catastrophists. In the middle of the last century, uniformitarianism became "fashionable", but in recent years some scientists have begun to question again certain aspects ...
178. Controversy: Catastrophism and Evolution, The Ongoing Debate, by Trevor Palmer (Review) [Journals] [SIS Review]
... (Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 1999, ISBN 0-306-45751-2, £55) Reviewed by Richard Huggett The aim of this book is to show how recent geological discoveries have shaken the tenets of neo-Darwinian evolutionary theory. The neo-Darwinian synthesis, which combines genetics with traditional Darwinism, sees evolution as a serenely slow, little-by-little process of ... of anoxic bottom waters. Bolide impacts have become the flavour of the month and discussed in several popular books [e .g . 15, 16 17]. Some geologists think that bolide impacts are potent agents of evolutionary change that have shaped the biosphere. One-off strikes may have lethal radii' that cover continents. North America, for ...
179. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... magnetosphere has also been under observation by military satellites which show that it does not have the expected tear drop shape but fluctuates wildly in shape from hour to hour'. GEOLOGY Recent sudden climate shifts confirmed New Scientist, 24.7 .93, p. 14 The evidence from Greenland ice cores indicating that very sudden shifts in climate occurred ... Knut Fladmark that the Pacific coast was the likely route were dismissed in the 1970s by other archaeologists, who postulated an ice free corridor east of the Rockies. Now marine geologists who have been mapping the coastal region between the British Columbian mainland and the Queen Charlotte Islands have come to the conclusion that it was a rich area of diverse ecosystems ...
180. "Worlds in Collision": Reviews and Reviewers [Journals] [Aeon]
... time. Speaking for "his fellow astronomers," Shapley was quoted as saying that the theories in question were "rubbish and nonsense." The director of the American Geological Institute, David Delo, said that Velikovsky "appears to be bypassing all the sound, scientific observations of a multitude of geologists made during the past 100 years. ... Carl Kraeling, director of the University of Chicago Oriental Institute, called Worlds in Collision an "example of the apologetic procedure," looking for evidence to fit a preconceived theory: "There is nothing we as historians can do...other than smile and go about our business." And the president of Hebrew Union College, ...
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