Tunguska Seminar 03.2

Tunguska Seminar 03.2

… Name of Jackson and Ryan As I was saying, Al Jackson never forgot Willy Ley’s Tunguska tales, and thirteen years later he shared them with a fellow U Texas grad student, Mike Ryan. So it was only natural that, when Al came across Stephen Hawking’s first paper...
Tunguska Seminar 03.1

Tunguska Seminar 03.1

Two Good Ol’ Boys … Got a special treat cued up for you today, folks: the inside story of how what we’re calling the Jackson-Ryan Hypothesis came to be — as told (in part) by the men themselves: Albert A. Jackson IV and Michael P. Ryan Jr.! * * * It was summer...
Tunguska Seminar 02.2

Tunguska Seminar 02.2

Cosmologically Incorrect? By Dr. John C. (“Jack”) Adler, as told to Bill DeSmedt We left off last time with the pronouncement of that Grand Old Man of Tunguska Studies, Academician Nikolai Vasil’ev still ringing in our ears [Vasil’ev 1992] — to wit: Since a final...
Tunguska Seminar 02.1

Tunguska Seminar 02.1

Star Wars — By Dr. John C. (“Jack”) Adler, as told to Bill DeSmedt When we left off last time, Tunguska research had just taken a giant step forward with help from a science-fiction story — Aleksandr Kazantsev’s 1946 “Explosion”...
Tunguska Seminar 01.2

Tunguska Seminar 01.2

The Mile-High Club — By Dr. John C. (“Jack”) Adler, as told to Bill DeSmedt So, when we left off last time, the first Russian expedition had, after a two-decade hiatus, finally reached the site of the 1908 Tunguska Event, only to find the mystery of what might have...