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8. Winter Solstice 2020

A SPECIAL BLOG  –By: Randall Carlson

DECEMBER, 2020 / Winter Solstice, the longest and darkest night of the year (in the northern hemisphere) will present to astronomical enthusiasts a once in a lifetime celestial event. It has been 794 years (1226 A.D.) since Jupiter and Saturn have aligned so closely that to the naked eye observer they appear as one object ‒ only the Moon will be brighter. Continue reading 8. Winter Solstice 2020

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“So let us stop talkin’ falsely now, the hour’s getting late”  –Bob

I concluded Part One of this series on the early Catastrophists with Georges Cuvier, one of the preeminent scientists of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It would be valuable to subject his work to further consideration.

To recap from my previous post: Cuvier is generally credited with being the father of paleontology and was one of the first scientists to develop ideas of comparative anatomy and extinction of species. In this regard he compared bones and fossils of various ancient species that were obviously different from any living ones. Among examples he Continue reading 7. PROPHETS OF CATASTROPHISM Pt. 2