By Vladimir Rubtsov

ISBN-10: 0387765743

ISBN-13: 9780387765747

The aim of the publication is a twin one: to aspect the character and result of Tunguska investigations within the former USSR and present-day CIS, and to ruin long-standing myths nonetheless held within the West. the 1st issues alleged “final solutions” that experience ostensibly been present in Russia or in other places. the second one issues the wrong trust that there was very little development in figuring out the character of the Tunguska phenomenon. All this is often handled by way of the writer in a scholarly and dependable demeanour. even supposing the publication does current yes strange findings of Russian and Ukrainian students, you will need to rigidity that this isn't a sensational publication; it's, particularly, a significant exposition of the result of rational investigations right into a tough medical challenge. we're demonstrating the real complexity of the matter that's now coming into its moment century of life. basic meteoritic versions can't clarify the entire features of this advanced occasion, and for that reason yes so-called “unconventional hypotheses” concerning the nature of the Tunguska explosion are to be regarded as good.

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He did admit, however, that the scale of the event would have had to be extraordinary. The craters at the center of the area of the leveled forest seemed especially doubtful to many at the conference, even to those who generally supported Kulik’s work. Nevertheless, they did not rule out the possibility that a large meteorite had fallen in the area in 1908. So the conference resolution was positive: Kulik must go to the taiga once again and finish his work. Either the remnants of the space body would be found or he would find nothing unusual.

However, Arkady Voznesensky did not dare include any information about the flight of a huge bolide, or his calculated coordinates of the epicenter of its explosion. 20 But by then it was too late for him to become the pioneer of Tunguska studies. This title already belonged to Leonid Kulik. It was Kulik who ventured to believe in the testimonies of witnesses and newspaper articles, while at the same time being 28 The Tunguska Mystery unaware of the instrumental detection of the Tunguska event at the Irkutsk Observatory.

Astronomichesky Vestnik, 1991, Vol. 25, No. 4 (in Russian). 11. See Schoenrock, A. M. The twilight of June 17 (30), 1908. – Meteorologichesky Bulletin Nikolayevskoy Glavnoy Geofizicheskoy Observatorii, 1908, No. 6 (in Russian). 12. See Fesenkov, V. G. Turbidity of the atmosphere produced by the fall of the Tunguska meteorite of June 30, 1908. – Meteoritika, Vol. 6, 1949 (in Russian). 13. Kondratyev, K. , Nikolsky, H. , and Schultz, E. O. The Tunguska space body – the core of a comet. – Current Problems of Meteoritics in Siberia.

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