Fragment Explosion
Impact on Jupiter of a fragment of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 in 1994

Astronomical Aspects of Mankind's Past and Present:

Was the sudden Global Cooling and Drying in 2200 BC ("Paradise Lost") caused by cosmic impacts?

Timo Niroma, Helsinki, Finland

timo.niroma@pp.inet.fi


The Third Millennium BC (3100-2100 BC):

The Period of the First Great Civilizations. Where there great asteroid/comet impacts. Do the flood stories base on what really happened. What caused the drop of temperature and drying around the Mediterranean?

The sudden beginning, did something happen in 3114 BC? Why did the first great civilisations collapse suddenly and at the same time around 2200 BC?.

Meteor Crater, Arizona






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The Remains of Stonehenge

The Myth History of the Events and Their Cultural Effects

The Earth


Cosmic Catastrophes & the Evolution of Life

The Effect of Solar Variability on Recent Climate


Sunspot cycles

For more information about sunspots:
Goto http://personal.inet.fi/tiede/tilmari/sunspots.html or
Click here.

The readers of this page may especially be interested in part 5.
If so

Click PART 5. The 200-year sunspot cycle is also a weather cycle.

Part of contents: - A 2000-year historical perspective.
-- The Roman Empire and its demise.
-- The Mayan Classic Period.
-- When the Nile froze in 829 AD.
-- Why is it Iceland and Greenland and not vice versa?
-- Tambora did not cause it.
-- The spotless century 200 AD.
-- The recent warming caused by Sun.
-- The 200-year weather pattern.



GLOBAL WARMING: TO BE OR NOT TO BE?
Possible solar influence: graphs, tables and text.

Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/globwarm.htm or
Click here.


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The index for the following items can be found by choosing http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/index.htm or
by clicking here
or by choosing the individual item below.


The warmest years in the Northern Europe after the Maunder minimum. A tentative schema of the temperature during 1200 years or from AD930 to 2100.
Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/climatechange.htm or
Click here.

Uppsala Temperature in 1739-1999. One of the oldest continuous series.
Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/gwuppsala.htm or
Click here.

Are we alone in the universe?
Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/alone.htm or
Click here.

Was the early man a wader?
Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/wader.htm or
Click here.

A total eclipse of the Sun photographed in Helsinki 1990.
Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/darkness.htm or
Click here.

Two Extinction events: The Cretacean 65 million years ago and Permian 251 million years ago: the similarities and differences can lead to explanation.
Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/twoimpacts.htm or
Click here.

4 billion years of evolution:
Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/evol.htm or
Click here.

Titius-Bode law revised.
Goto http://www.kolumbus.fi/tilmari/titius.htm or
Click here.



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