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O Captain wrote:

Do you share Velikovsky's understanding that Venus was a comet until rather recently?


Planets with brilliant comet-like tails such as Velikovsky described have been documented in exo-solar systems, so the characterization is a potentially reasonable one. Likewise, Venus has a remnant ion tail that behaves in the same way as a comet's tail, pointing away from the sun and getting stronger as Venus approaches the sun. At Venus's closest approach to the Earth, the tail stretches millions of miles out into space as far as the Earth. That fact, along with the apparent rotational resonance that Venus exhibits with the Earth (Venus always points the same face to the Earth at that inferior conjunction), the idea that Venus might have made a close approach to the Earth at some point in the recent past seems credible.

Based on what is currently known about exo-planet formation and about the planet Venus itself, I see nothing to preclude Venus having been created by an impact on Jupiter in much the way that Velikovsky describes.



- Laird

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More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 1774 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 400 OCaptain 28-Oct-15 23:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 279 carolb 28-Oct-15 23:12
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 380 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 278 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 262 carolb 28-Oct-15 23:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 250 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 00:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 316 laughin 29-Oct-15 16:29
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 307 Starbinder 29-Oct-15 17:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 250 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 18:08
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 215 laughin 29-Oct-15 18:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 232 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 23:13
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 236 laughin 31-Oct-15 15:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 264 drrayeye 31-Oct-15 16:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 200 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 16:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 208 laughin 31-Oct-15 18:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 205 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 19:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 226 laughin 01-Nov-15 03:12
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 236 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 05:37
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 277 laughin 01-Nov-15 16:16
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 180 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:31
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 216 Aine 30-Oct-15 14:06
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 199 laughin 30-Oct-15 14:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 278 Aine 30-Oct-15 15:35
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 219 carolb 30-Oct-15 15:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 227 laughin 30-Oct-15 18:55
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 242 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 16:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 282 Aine 30-Oct-15 17:04
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 235 carolb 30-Oct-15 17:21
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 172 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 18:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 221 laughin 30-Oct-15 18:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 213 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 19:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 234 laughin 29-Oct-15 20:48
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 221 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 22:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 197 carolb 29-Oct-15 22:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 217 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 00:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 220 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 01:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 305 Aine 30-Oct-15 14:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 211 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 15:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 324 carolb 30-Oct-15 16:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 193 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 16:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 213 carolb 30-Oct-15 16:57
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 176 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 17:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 296 carolb 30-Oct-15 17:20
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 183 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 174 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:37
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 265 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 00:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 183 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:06
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 229 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:34
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 276 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 176 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 21:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 211 carolb 30-Oct-15 23:23
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 200 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 00:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 198 carolb 31-Oct-15 01:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 165 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 01:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 306 carolb 31-Oct-15 01:38
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 166 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 02:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 194 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 03:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 273 carolb 31-Oct-15 12:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 184 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:19
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 172 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 224 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 16:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 203 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 18:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 236 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 21:48
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 183 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 00:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 195 carolb 01-Nov-15 01:00
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 196 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 01:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 254 skakos 03-Nov-15 09:51
Conspiracy... 188 skakos 03-Nov-15 11:19
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 174 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 264 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:30
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 167 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 00:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 186 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 02:04
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 177 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 12:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 189 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:41
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 147 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 20:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 191 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 21:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 180 OCaptain 01-Nov-15 12:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 194 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 13:50
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 215 carolb 01-Nov-15 15:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 195 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 16:52
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 201 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 243 carolb 01-Nov-15 17:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 175 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 18:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 187 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 21:57
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 157 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 195 OCaptain 01-Nov-15 19:35
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 276 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 20:34
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 202 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 19:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 227 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 176 laughin 30-Oct-15 20:17
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 204 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 20:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 235 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 241 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 21:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 205 carolb 30-Oct-15 23:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 181 Starbinder 31-Oct-15 01:05
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 193 Starbinder 02-Nov-15 19:40
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 222 carolb 02-Nov-15 21:21
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 187 Starbinder 06-Nov-15 14:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 339 carolb 06-Nov-15 15:16
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 185 Starbinder 06-Nov-15 18:50
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 200 carolb 06-Nov-15 20:10
What about scientism? 201 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 08:19
Re: What about scientism? 209 carolb 07-Nov-15 12:59
Re: What about scientism? 225 OCaptain 07-Nov-15 13:55
Re: What about scientism? 293 carolb 07-Nov-15 17:37
Re: What about scientism? 221 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 19:55
"Blue sky thinking" 213 randompHactor 07-Nov-15 20:15
Re: What about scientism? 212 carolb 07-Nov-15 20:41
Re: What about scientism? 191 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 23:36
Re: What about scientism? 183 carolb 07-Nov-15 23:45
Re: What about scientism? 230 laughin 09-Nov-15 02:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 325 laughin 30-Oct-15 15:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 287 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 23:20
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 422 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 23:51
SUMMARY? 211 skakos 02-Nov-15 21:33
Mod Note > skakos – Switch View 215 Dr. Troglodyte 02-Nov-15 22:33
Re: SUMMARY? 307 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 23:22
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 313 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 19:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 167 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 16:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 275 drrayeye 02-Nov-15 19:52
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 147 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 21:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 258 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 14:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 158 drrayeye 03-Nov-15 16:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 187 OCaptain 03-Nov-15 18:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 179 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 18:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 315 laughin 03-Nov-15 19:28
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 154 laughin 03-Nov-15 19:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 212 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 21:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 179 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 04:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 196 Ratcho 03-Nov-15 06:18
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 166 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 14:30
Regarding myths... 189 skakos 03-Nov-15 11:46
Re: Regarding myths... 182 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 17:00
Re: off topic... 168 Ratcho 03-Nov-15 20:15
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 243 skakos 04-Nov-15 13:28
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 191 skakos 04-Nov-15 15:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 176 skakos 04-Nov-15 15:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 586 skakos 04-Nov-15 22:22
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 299 Laird Scranton 05-Nov-15 01:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 196 skakos 05-Nov-15 14:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 188 Laird Scranton 05-Nov-15 14:23
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 280 skakos 05-Nov-15 19:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 175 Laird Scranton 05-Nov-15 19:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 262 Laird Scranton 04-Nov-15 21:23
Cosmic Disconnect 199 laughin 06-Nov-15 15:00
Re: Cosmic Disconnect 155 OCaptain 07-Nov-15 13:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 352 skakos 16-Nov-15 12:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 282 OCaptain 16-Nov-15 13:54
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 307 skakos 16-Nov-15 15:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 370 OCaptain 17-Nov-15 01:23
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 298 skakos 18-Nov-15 18:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 319 Ratcho 18-Nov-15 18:45
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 280 OCaptain 19-Nov-15 00:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 338 skakos 19-Nov-15 07:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 484 skakos 27-Dec-15 22:04


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