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Fireballs, Skyquakes and Hums: Probing the Mysteries of Light and Sound

Popular Science

By: Anthony Milne

Robert Hale

Hardback | Aug 2011 | #191426 | ISBN-13: 9780709092780
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This book guarantees a grand tour of the 'fireball' mystery and covers all aspects of science to help the reader understand the wide range of natural objects and unexplained phenomena that can be seen so often in our skies. It includes a discussion of comets, ball lightning, anti-matter explosions, disc-like clouds, strange sunsets, plasma balls and 'spooklights'. No scientific theory or hunch is left unexplored. The mystery sounds from irritating 'hums' heard in urban areas are also explored in detail here. Indeed, there is perhaps more mystery attached to these strange sounds echoing across the hills and from the oceans than there is to fireballs.

Antony Milne doesn't shrink from listing the paranormal evidence of phantom planes and battlefield ghosts that local people have often reported, along with the mystery voices and radio messages that scientists and the military have recorded. This groundbreaking book also deals specifically with the huge defence files that have now been accumulated on UFOs around the world and tries to explain - using the latest in scientific theorizing about energy physics - what this weird phenomena actually is and why we should be worried about it.


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Biography

Antony Milne is the author of ten previous books covering a wide range of scientific subjects. He has worked as a Research Fellow for NATO's Scientific Affairs Division, which resulted in his first book, entitled Noise Pollution. His other notable books are The Fate of the Dinosaurs, Doomsday and Sky Static. Milne is also a member of the anti-bolide pressure group Spaceguard UK.

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