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The Universe and its origins : from ancient myth to present reality and fantasy

Author: S Fred Singer
Publisher: New York : Paragon House, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Universe and its origins.
New York : Paragon House, 1990
(OCoLC)624574534
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Fred Singer
ISBN: 0892260491 9780892260492
OCLC Number: 16405277
Notes: "An ICUS book."
Description: viii, 287 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Facing the universe / S. Fred Singer --
Cosmogony and cosmology / Raphael Patai --
On the interpretation of cosmogonical myths / Shaul Shaked --
How good were Velikovsky's space and planetary science predictions, really? / James E. Oberg --
A personal reminiscence / Lloyd Motz --
Velikovsky's historical revisions / William H. Stiebing --
The Velikovsky affair : science and scientism in contemporary society / Henry H. Bauer --
Classical astrology : a precursor to astronomy? / Kurt Stehling --
Why does astrology still flourish? / Charles R. Tolbert --
Cosmology, modern views / Hong-Yee Chiu --
Comment on Hong-Yee Chiu / Sebastian von Hoerner --
The origin of the solar system / John S. Lewis --
Structures of the terrestrial planets / R.A. Lyttleton. Giant comets and their role in history / S.V.M. Clube --
Comets and cataclysmic changes / William H. Stiebing --
Human exploration and development of the solar system : the first steps / Brian O'Leary --
Comment on Brian O'Leary / James E. Oberg --
In defense of manned space flight / S. Fred Singer --
The search for extraterrestrial life / G. Seth Shostak --
SETI and its fringe benefits / Sebastian von Hoerner --
UFO's : fantasy or present reality? / Bruce Maccabee --
Comment on Bruce Maccabee / James E. Oberg --
Response to James Oberg's comment paper / Bruce Maccabee --
Comment on Bruce Maccabee / William H. Stiebing --
Science fiction and faith / Ben Bova.
Responsibility: edited by S. Fred Singer.

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