Category Archives: Comets

The Heinsohn Horizon: Kom El Deka

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The party line promoted by Wikipedia is that Kom El Deka was the Roman Quarter of Alexandria between the 4th and 7th centuries. Recent archaeology at Kom El Deka (heap of rubble or ballast) has found the Roman quarter of … Continue reading

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The Heinsohn Horizon: 21st July 912

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Numerous academic articles acknowledge Alexandria has been “hit” by two destructive tsunamis. Alexandria was hit by a number of tsunamis in the course of the history (see Papadopoulos et al. 2007 ; Salamon et al. 2007), two of which have … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Self-Propelled Footnote

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1950 was a vintage year for Cometary science and pseudoscience. In April 1950, after 8 rejections, Immanuel Velikovsky [amongst many other things] introduced a new generation to the long established science of the Hydrocarbon Comet. In 1950, after eight publishing … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: On The Far Side

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Following the Terrestrial Thorium line of enquiry to the Far Side of the Moon very rapidly becomes a fascinating journey to the Far Side as the Settled Science turns to dust and this independent observer is led to conclude the … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Sea of Showers

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One of the more surprising lines of enquiry into the origins of Terrestrial Thorium is the esoteric narrative of the Thorium enriched KREEP deposits on the Nearside of the Moon. The remarkably unbalanced distribution of Lunar Thorium mirrors the equally … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: The Carolina Bays

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The curious coincidence of “known” Comets with sporadic spikes in Thorium 232 opens up a new line of enquiry that suggests the Carolina Bays have a Cometary connection. This particular line of enquiry originates from trying to determine whether the … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Neutron Bombs

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According to Astronomers Comet Halley is a Dirty Snowball that is illuminated by reflected Sunlight and glowing Gases that have been ionised by Sunlight. Both the coma and tail are illuminated by the Sun and may become visible when a … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Carbon Cousins

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There’s a fairly widespread fascination for Comets that’s partly a response to the Cognitive Dissonance experienced when Astronomers authoritatively assert a Comet is a dirty snowball while the observer’s lying eyes see a scaled-up meteor burning-up in space. Place your … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: The Ionization Enigma

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A strange aspect of the Space Age is it’s failure to enlighten the dark recesses of astronomy. For example: The standard explanation for the light emitted by comets has remained constant for over 100 years. The light of the comet … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: The Feathered Serpent

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The concept of cometary Cyanogen entering the Earth’s atmosphere is doubly dangerous because it’s a highly toxic gas that produces the “second-hottest-known natural flame”. Cyanogen produces the second-hottest-known natural flame (after carbon subnitride) with a temperature of over 4,525 °C … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Death In The Clouds

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Although molecular Nitrogen represents 78.09% of the air we breath this doesn’t mean all substances containing Nitrogen are nice and nurturing. In reality Nitrogen is a very curious substance that can also be very nasty. The combination of Nitrogen and … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: A Velikovsky Vindication

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One of Immanuel Velikovsky’s more outrageous heresies contained within Worlds in Collision is the conclusion that Comet Venus was producing petroleum gases. Worlds in Collision is a book written by Immanuel Velikovsky and first published April 3, 1950. … The … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: The Great Snowball of 1950

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During the second half of the 20th century the dividing line between Science Fiction and Hard Science became increasingly blurred as innumerable inventions and pioneering products were forged in the white heat of a technological revolution. Even the quietest backwaters … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: The Thorium Connection

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If you have long suspected the mainstream is being less than honest [or simply delusional] when they describe Comets as “dirty snowballs” or [more recently] “icy dirtballs” then you might be interested to discover Close Cometary Encounters are associated with … Continue reading

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1472: A Very Particular and Curious Comet

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The Comet of 1472 is a much maligned milestone in the annals of observational science simply because the master of St. Peter’s College [Cambridge] chronicled the comet’s precession as it decayed, diminished and [finally] disappeared whilst orbiting the Earth. On … Continue reading

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Carbon 14: Norwegian Blues

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A depressing aspect of some published papers is that they assiduously avoid analysing the raw data. Instead they plunge headlong into transmogrifying their raw data into Settled Science. This is regrettable because a simple reality check can provide some valuable … Continue reading

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Ravenna Revisited: A Byzantine Birth

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Success and growth are usually associated with organisational challenges. For the Etruscan Ecclesiastical Empire these challenges were especially interesting because whenever they acquired a new territory or culture they also acquired it’s history. Their greatest challenge was shaping and retro-fitting … Continue reading

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Ravenna Revisited: Triple Point

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Foreword The mainstream has a pathological predilection to prioritise “cock-up before conspiracy”. Hanlon’s razor is an aphorism expressed in various ways including “Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity” or “Don’t assume bad intentions over neglect … Continue reading

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Ravenna Revisited: Mausoleum of Theoderic – Farce

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The Mausoleum of Theoderic is a fascinating structure with an intriguing history that lurches between tragedy and farce as the mainstream desperately attempts to control the narrative. Act 1: Farce Scene 1: King Theoderic’s Sarcophagus English Wikipedia proudly displays an … Continue reading

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Indian Impacts: Diamonds of the Gods

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Geology is a very ambivalent belief system. On the one hand: The discovery of stishovite at the Kachchh (Luna) site in India has helped convinced some geologists they’re dealing with an meteorite impact even though the dimple doesn’t display the … Continue reading

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