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contributions to the Thunderbolts Picture of The Day
The Flood from Heaven
The Winged Disk
The Feathered Serpent
The Mountain of the Gods
The Nine Steps to Heaven
The Vortical Tree
The Lightning Wheel in Ancient Times
The Wayward Sun
In the Coils of the Serpent
The Navel Stone
The Pedestal of the Sun
Elusive Female Figurines
The Bifurcated Mountain
The Dragon and the Pearl
The Nature of Nature Gods
The Ladder to Heaven
The Hole at the Pole
The Worship of Lightning
Stacked Ancestors
Ossified Dragon Theories
Bearing the Unbearable
The ĎAmberí Beads of Phaethon
Peopling the Mythical Landscape
But What About Jung?
A String Theory for the Sun
Venus' Tail of the Unexpected
Myths as Metaphors
The Circular Ocean - A Round-Up
Gods in the Flesh, Part I and Part II
The Spirit of Mythology, Part I and Part II
A Potted View on Ancient Geometric Imagery
Bringing in the May
Is Lightning the Strongest Creative Force?
Dragons - All Between the Ears?
Do Chinese Whispers Affect Myths?
Closing Gaps - in our Knowledge
Velikovskian Chaff and Wheat: Venus
The Coming of the Sky Dancers
Space Tornadoes Cause a Stir
An Aristotelian Hangover
Joining the Dots, Part I: Fireworks on New Year's Day
Joining the Dots, Part II: The Dating Scene in the Sky
Celestial Bodies on their Guard
Divining the Meaning of the Aurora
Riders of the Night
The First 'People' in Space
The Unwavering Truth about the Zodiacal Light
Siriusly Red
More than Meets the Eye
What on Earth ...?
The Voice of the Peoples
The Sunbeam of Yore
Elementary Knowledge
Does it Matter?
Go Figure!
No Sweeping Claims, Please, Part I and Part II
Bad to the Bones
Light my Fire
Draconian Landscaping
The Eggs of the Thunder Bird
De-Tailing Comets
O Christmas Tree! Thy Candles Shine so Brightly!
Going Round the Sun in Circles
Polar Wondering
Mythology at Stake
Shots in the Dark, Part I and Part II
Painted into a Corner?
Seeing Things - In the Sky, Part I and Part II
Mountains of Evidence
As Below, So Above
Headed for the Sky
Traditions of Science
The Plasma of Bloodlines
The Very Stones Cry Out
Catastrophism in the Humanities - A Low-Down, Part I and Part II
Suspending Disbelief
The Sun and its Spoilspot
Caught in the Crossfire
On the Shoulders of Suppressed Giants, Part I and Part II
Theories on the Rocks - In a Flash, Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV
The Sun Man
Touching Ground
Blasts of the Past, Part I and Part II
Bolts out of Thin Air
Good as Gold
Clear as Day
Sunshots
Rock Science
Muddy Memories?
The Worldwide Web - A Common Thread
Currents of Thought
Burning Questions
Descartes' Circular Reasoning
Plasma in the Ice Age
Cross with the Sun
Lost for Words, Part I and Part II
Wizards and Sourcerers
Arceology
Thereby Hangs a Tail
Never the Twain Shall Meet
Global Warming in the Ice Age
Walking on Easter Eggs
On the Ball - A History of Terrella Research, Part I and Part II
Planetary Windows into the Past?
Tunnel Vision
Reaching for the Moon
Food for Thought
Od-Balls
Current Models of the Sun - A Charged Subject, Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV and Part V
Plasmoids on the 100th Anniversary of Winston H. Bostick's Birth (with Bob Johnson)

DISCLAIMER

Although these essays are published on the Thunderbolts website, I retain the copyrights over them. I work under my own banner and within accepted scientific frameworks. Questions regarding the origin and age of the universe, stars and planets are irrelevant for the time scale of events within human memory. My references to the role of plasma, magnetism and electrical circuitry in the solar system fall within the purview of established heliophysics, solar-terrestrial physics, geophysics and plasma physics and do not require a change of scientific paradigms. I do not support the theory of Velikovsky or the 'Saturn theory', but did draw inspiration from both and embrace a realist and 'catastrophist' approach to much of mythology. I sympathise with some aspects of the 'electric universe' theory, notably those that were derived from plasma-universe theory, but regret that these are developed in popular media, often with an anti-establishment slant, instead of established scholarly and scientific networks.