SOCIETY NEWS 1
Planetary Identities: II, The Mythology of Homer by Dwardu Cardona 4
The Ramesside Star Tables and Reade’s Venus Tablet Reconstruction by John D. Weir 7
The Hebrew Patriarchs in Greek Tradition’ (I) by Anthony H. Rees 12
Punctuated Darwinism by Jill Abery 17
On the dating of the El-Amarna period with questions from Derek Shelley-Pearce, Anthony Chavasse & Anthony Rees and answers from Bernard Newgrosh & David Rohl 20
On Eric Crew’s core ejection hypothesis with comments from C. Leroy Ellenberger and response from Eric Crew 26
FOCUS: On the Eocene Climate Puzzle 27
* Blow for Milankovitch Theory * Volcanic Mass Extinction * Polar Region Dinosaurs * 14C Dating Disarray * New Bone Dating Method * Diamond Dating Anomalies * Modern Maize by Mutation * Asteroid Phaethon an Extinct Comet? * C-T Impact Evidence * Chaotic Solar System * Cretaceous Catastrophe * Venus Oceans * New Venus Heat Problem * Incredible Star Turn * Evolutionary Rethink? * Catastrophism Reappraised * Stable Solar System * Lunar Magnetism * Tectonic Trouble * Coelacanth Phenomenon? * Rapid Field Reversals * Brave New Heresies 28
Nemesis for the Dinosaurs 32
The Pattern of the Past 34
BRIEFING: Death Knell for Sothic Dating
from H. Tresman, A. Beal, C. L. Ellenberger, E. W. Crew, D. Rohl, T. Lawrence, A. Chavasse, G. Heinsohn, & D. P. Shelley-Pearce 35
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