The Cosmic Winter

by Victor Clube and Bill Napier

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During five days in late June 1975, a swarm of boulders the size of motor cars struck the moon at a speed of 67,000 miles per hour. On 30 June 1908 an object crashed on Siberia with the force of a large hydrogen bomb. The moon was also struck on 25 June 1178 struck, this time by a missile whose energy was ten times that of the combined nuclear arsenals of the world. Why late June? What is the nature of such events? And what threat do they pose to mankind? The authors aim to reveal the answers in this book. They argue that rains of fire visit the earth from time to time, destroying civilizations and plunging mankind into Dark Ages. They uncover a lost tradition of celestial catastrophe, and underpin these claims with foundations based on the latest discoveries in space. They produce a risk assessment which reveals that civilization could well come to an abrupt end, destroyed by a rain of fire followed by an icy, cosmic winter.
  • ISBN10 0631169539
  • ISBN13 9780631169536
  • Publish Date 12 July 1990
  • Publish Status Out of Print
  • Out of Print 12 January 1995
  • Publish Country GB
  • Publisher John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Imprint Blackwell Publishers
  • Format Hardcover
  • Pages 320
  • Language English