SIS Internet Digest 2001 Number 1

Contents

About the SIS; How to Join

Editorial .. 1
SIS Conference 13-15 Sep 2002 .. 1
SIS Autumn Meeting 13 Oct 2001 .. 1
In Memoriam: Hertha von Dechend .. 1

World Wide Web focus .. 2

Quantavolution and Catastrophes Series .. 2
Stonehenge: Restoration Work .. 3
Public History Discussion Group .. 3
Laura Lee Archives .. 4
Science Frontiers .. 4
Egyptian Cosmology .. 5
British Museum: Compass .. 5
ISIS: The Amarna Heresy Conference .. 5
Shamash The Sun God .. 6
The Two Babylons: The Great Red Dragon .. 6
Internet Universe: Free book previews .. 7
Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World .. 8
Sun and Saturn by Morris Jastrow Jr .. 8
Einstein In Need Of Update? .. 9
Lyall Watson Website .. 9
Taxonomic incommensurability .. 9
Catalogue of Sumerian literarature .. 10
History & Chronology .. 10
The Velikovskian .. 10
Electrical Discharge Theory .. 11
Thomas Gold and dust in craters .. 11
The Woman Who Wondered .. 11
Conference: Under One Sky .. 13

Cambridge-Conference Email Network .. 14

Maori Legends about Historical Impact Disaster .. 14
Impacts & Electromagnetic Pulse .. 14
Modern Origins of Flat Earth Theory .. 15
Stress & Chaos Form Tallest Mountains .. 15
Electrostatics & Dust on Eros .. 16
Only Solar Systems with Jupiters May Habour Life .. 16
Catastrophism! CD: Your help needed .. 17
Catastrophism! CD-Rom updated .. 17
Fifty years after Velikovsky’s Worlds in Collision .. 17

Thoth Catastrophics Newsletter Focus .. 18
Year Two Thousand and One .. 18
The Thunderbolt in Myth and Symbol .. 18

Intersect 2001 Conference .. 20

Index .. 21

Sky Goddess Nut and “Chain of Arrows” .. back coverContents

From W. M. Flinders Petrie Kahun, Gurob, and Hawara (1890), at the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World Web site (see page 8). The drawing middle right is an Akhet: could this mean “solar eclipse”? See Egyptian Cosmology, page 5

About the SIS; How to Join

Editorial .. 1
SIS Conference 13-15 Sep 2002 .. 1
SIS Autumn Meeting 13 Oct 2001 .. 1
In Memoriam: Hertha von Dechend .. 1

World Wide Web focus .. 2
Quantavolution and Catastrophes Series .. 2
Stonehenge: Restoration Work .. 3
Public History Discussion Group .. 3
Laura Lee Archives .. 4
Science Frontiers .. 4
Egyptian Cosmology .. 5
British Museum: Compass .. 5
ISIS: The Amarna Heresy Conference .. 5
Shamash The Sun God .. 6
The Two Babylons: The Great Red Dragon .. 6
Internet Universe: Free book previews .. 7
Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World .. 8
Sun and Saturn by Morris Jastrow Jr .. 8
Einstein In Need Of Update? .. 9
Lyall Watson Website .. 9
Taxonomic incommensurability .. 9
Catalogue of Sumerian literarature .. 10
History & Chronology .. 10
The Velikovskian .. 10
Electrical Discharge Theory .. 11
Thomas Gold and dust in craters .. 11
The Woman Who Wondered .. 11
Conference: Under One Sky .. 13

Cambridge-Conference Email Network .. 14
Maori Legends about Historical Impact Disaster .. 14
Impacts & Electromagnetic Pulse .. 14
Modern Origins of Flat Earth Theory .. 15
Stress & Chaos Form Tallest Mountains .. 15
Electrostatics & Dust on Eros .. 16
Only Solar Systems with Jupiters May Habour Life .. 16
Catastrophism! CD: Your help needed .. 17
Catastrophism! CD-Rom updated .. 17
Fifty years after Velikovsky’s Worlds in Collision .. 17

Thoth Catastrophics Newsletter Focus .. 18
Year Two Thousand and One .. 18
The Thunderbolt in Myth and Symbol .. 18

Intersect 2001 Conference .. 20

Index .. 21

Sky Goddess Nut and “Chain of Arrows” .. back cover

ISSN 1362-7686

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© June 2001 The Society for Interdisciplinary Studies

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