The people must have read the wrong book!
Van Flandern covers a lot of ground in his excellent book and I confess that I skimmed through the chapters explaining celestial mechanics.
Let's be honest about the Big Bang Theory--even the most respected scientists today will readily admit it is full of holes.
He easily corrects theories from the mainstream scientists which typically require "special rules" to accommodate their shortcomings. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Ritsuka Kyo- chan
Close minded experts will put down this book.
The author suggests alternative hypothesis on big problems in modern astronomy from the fundamental property of gravity to... Read more
This book is as something that everyone has to read. You will learn a lot about the nature of the universe but mainly you will learn that humanity once might have really been on... Read morePublished on March 19, 2011 by Tom Smith
This book on astronomy and gravitation is utterly fascinating. (I think it is best read by starting with Chapter 6, and then returning to the earlier chapters later.) Dr. Read morePublished on December 24, 2008 by WHC
I watched a recent episode of the popular series "The Universe" after reading this book and had a very different impression than I would have prior to reading it. Read morePublished on November 12, 2008 by Garry Van Heest
I was extremely impressed by the amount of thinking that went into this book. Whether you agree with Van Flandern or not, he goes deep, challenging fundamental assumptions at every... Read morePublished on July 13, 2006 by Mark H. Gaffney
This book sure has some wild hypotheses! But I think they tend to show not imagination and courage but poor intuition. Read morePublished on November 10, 2004 by Jill Malter
If you want to know the very best explanation of the origin of the Very Long Period comets, this is where you will find it. Read morePublished on October 27, 2003 by fred mrozek
Tom Van Flandern's book adds a new dimension to cosmology--not only does it present a novel approach to timeless issues, it stands up to the closest scientific scrutiny. Read morePublished on October 23, 2002 by Michael Christian