This site is named for Firmament and Chaos, my first two books that reveal the true, exciting past of the Earth and the Planets - explaining how a period of over three millennia of cosmic catastrophism resulted in the Earth and the solar system we experience today.. This has been possible because the body of ancient myth, from which it is derived, contains graphic descriptions of the events which unfolded in the heavens close to the Earth. These cosmic encounters were observed, feared and worshiped by one hundred generations of our progenitors. Indeed, the fear of these massive glowing spheres approaching the Earth was the origin of all pagan religions. This is why the same common themes run through the myths of all cultures.

Venus, Mars and Mercury approached the Earth over one hundred times and were the single most important drivers of ancient history, the facts of which have never before been revealed. The entire scenario, originally derived in Firmament and Chaos, refined in Peleh: Hidden Knowledge and has been updated continuously by over one hundred posts in cycliccatastrophism.org over the last fifteen years.

These works reveal more about the astrophysics of the solar system than all the space probes, manned or unmanned, that have been or ever will be sent to the planets. These cosmic encounters explain how the physical laws were used to implement the Biblical miracles such as the destruction of Sennacherib's army and the 'parting' of the Red Sea at the date of the Exodus. They also explain the reality and true location of Atlantis, the impetus behind the Hindu's placement of the tilaka on their foreheads and such mundane customs as Halloween. Please click on the play button to hear a summary of the content of this website by the author, John Ackerman.

Please click on the play button to hear a summary of the content of this website by the author, John Ackerman.

To listen to more detailed discussions concerning cyclic catastrophism, click the following link and select one of the 4 talks you would like to hear. I recommend doing them in order. These are quite detailed, almost 50 minutes each, but they illuminate hundreds of astronomical events which completely revolutionize 'evolutionist' astronomy, archaeology, anthropology and religion. As Walt Whitman wrote:

"Long have you timidly waded holding a plank by the shore, Now I will you to be a bold swimmer, To jump off in the midst of the sea, rise again, nod to me, shout, and laughingly dash with your hair."

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My new book The Cosmic Origin of the RigVeda

I am happy to announce my new book, the culmination of 20 years of continuous study of ancient texts, titled "The Cosmic Origin of the RigVeda". The RigVeda is the oldest book in the world and the most sacred book of the Hindu religion. Although translated into all languages its subject matter has remained a mystery until today. My interest is not one of linguistics, but what the Rig Veda reveals about the creation of the Earth. Its 1,028 hymns voice fears of thunderbolts, meteorite 'falls' and world-wide earthquakes (the Biblical raash), at the same time offering praise for deluges, clouds of red soil and Soma (manna in the Bible, haoma, ambrosia) the first intoxicating dew, containing live sprouts which brought all current vegetative life to the Earth between 3687 and 687 BC, (leaving no time for evolution). It tells of ninety-nine thirty-year cycles of captures (kalpas) and releases (pralayas) of Indra in a geostationary orbit above Mt. Kailas the incremental tidal drag of which produced cratons which raised the continents and moved them to their current positions in only 3,000 years. Seismology has only recently become sufficiently sensitive to detect the incremental nature of the cratons, and uniformitarian geologists imagine they are billions of years old. Granite, miraculously produced by this process is found nowhere else in the solar System. The motion of the continents validates many aspects of Alfred Wegener's Drift of the Continents and shows why folding of the lithosphere was radially focused above. Mt. Kailas.

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It is the source of all true art and all science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger,
who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead:
His eyes are closed.

- Albert Einstein


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