E.P. Grondine December 24, 2013 at 3:26 pm Being as how it is Christmas, it is time for me to say something nice about Dave Morrison. One of the finest things that he did in his career was exposing Velikovsky’s nonsense, and doing his best to put a stop to it. In that, he was joined by astronomer H. Shapely, an expert on impact. It is too bad that Velikovsky wasted the time of both of them, and confused so many people. Yes, Han, there will be a growth layer over the impactite layer. One which ends 1,000 years or so later. Hermann, have you ever worked out the mass of the Moon? Han Kloosterman December 24, 2013 at 5:18 pm One of the finest things Velikovsky did in his career was exposing the uniformitarian nonsense. What was his role or influence in the K-T discoveries? Did these become possible because pa Alvarez, being a physicist, had not been conditionned in uniformitarian dogmas, or because son Alvarez when working for his PhD under Harry Hess had become acquainted with Velikovskian catastrophism? Hess, not a Velikovskian, was the only geologist who said that Vel. should be granted a hearing, and he organised a Vel. workshop. Son Alvarez doesn’t mention that in his Tyrannosaurus book. Did he participate in the workshop?