asserts the proposition that all major extinction events in the history of the
planet are due to the effects of cosmic impacts.
This book also asserts
the proposition that a rapidly moving (geologically speaking) Indian continent
was created 65 million years ago (MYA) by the effects of a cosmic impact at
Chicxulub in Mexico, which was on the opposite side of the world. Furthermore,
this book posits the idea that some of the Indian continent was uplifted out of
the blasted remains of the Australian continent's tail (Who knew that the
Australian continent even had a tail?).
This book also says that the
new Indian continent was created more than 4,000 miles away from the location
where the Standard Theory says it was located. And the book creates a whole new
mechanism for continental formation (including Siberia, Western Antarctica,
Eastern North America, South America and India) , the formation and movement of
hotspots, the reason for deep sea trenches, island arcs, etc., etc.
SKEPTICAL THINKING WELCOMED
Does this series of assertions sound a bit too incredible? How can the
science of paleogeology have come up with so many propositions that need
A skeptical reader may well wonder about the seriousness
and the credibility of these new assertions. A skeptical reader may well wonder
if this book is not just another unsubstantiated journey into the realm of
fantasy, such as "Chariots of the Gods," "Worlds in Collision" or so many other
sensational, but unrealistic, books.
I believe that this book will
stand up to hard-nosed, skeptical analysis. Furthermore, I believe that within
5 to 20 years, the theories proposed in this book will have replaced the
The first section of this book will develop a limited
scope version of Ben's Antipodal Impact Theory based upon solid scientific
evidence and statistical analysis.
The second section of this book will
present extensions of this theory, as well as likely scenarios of how this
theory actually worked in the past. This section will seek to explain in detail
the major mass extinctions and continental plate formations of the past 250