Introduction: The Irrepressible Outsider
1 Worlds in Collision and the Firestorm It Created
2 Velikovsky's Thesis
3 Reaction and Controversy
4 Early Predictive Tests of the Theory
5 Later Developments in the Controversy
6 Venus in Ancient Times
7 Could Venus Have Been Ejected from Jupiter?
8 Could Venus Have Made a Close Approach to Earth?
9 Could Venus Have Impacted Mars?
10 Could Mars Have Made a Close Approach to Earth?
11 What Evidence Is There That Venus Was Out of Its Orbit?
12 Could Venus Be a Young Planet?
13 Could Venus Have Been a Comet?
14 Could the Orbit of Venus Have Circularized So Quickly?
15 Observations on the New Evidence
Laird Scranton, an independent software designer, has studied ancient myth, language and cosmology for more than 10 years. The author of several books, including The Science of the Dogon, he has been a lecturer at Colgate University and lives in Albany, New York.
"Scranton reminds us of Velikovsky's contribution to our ideas about our solar system, and he hints at what else may be confirmed in the future." * Nexus Magazine, June 2012 *