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DIO 20  DIO

1. Archimedes as Astronomer: His 2200-Year Sunsize Disguise Unmasked; Use of Degrees in 3rd Century Hellenistic Science

2. Ancient Solstices: Hipparchos' 158 BC solstice and Solar Year from his Eclipse Invervals & the Fouad 267A Papyrus

3. Hipparchos' Fake −381/12/12 Eclipse's 179° Elongation & His Math's Mechanical Flawlessness; Greek Solar Theory's Invention of Ordmag


DIO 19  DIO

Galileo's Jupiter Satellite Observations, transl. Charles J. Donovan


DIO 18  DIO

Marlowe Created Shakespeare --- and the Perfect Non-Murder


DIO 17  DIO

Searching for the Ether: Leopold Courvoisier, by Roberto De Andrade Martins


DIO 16  DIO & The Journal for Hysterical Astronomy

1. Hipparchos' Eclipse-Based Spica&Regulus, Solved Via JHA Parallax Sign-Muff

2. Pytheas' Ideal Southern-View Marseilles Observatory Located: Cape Croisette

3. A.Diller's Sph Trig Klimata Theory Perfected, & Gratuitous JHA Attack Upon It Refereed

4. Scrawlins


DIO 15

1. Charles Kowal's Account of His Discovery of Galileo's 1612-1613 Neptune Observations

2. Statistical Dating of the Phenomena of Eudoxus, by Dennis Duke

3. An Interesting Property of the Equant, by Dennis Duke

4. A Database for British Neptune-discovery Correspondence, by Nick Kollerstrom


DIO 14

1. Eratosthenes: Pharos Truth Behind Alexandria-Aswan Myth

2. Aristarchos Unbound: Ancient Vision

3. The Ptolemy GEOGRAPHY’s Secrets


DIO 13.2-3

1. The Babylonian Theory of the Planets, by Hugh Thurston

2. Source of Hebrew Month: Babylonian Science or Ancient Tradition? by Morris Engelson

3. Hebrew Month:  Information from Almagest? by Morris Engelson

4. Ancient Declinations and Precession, by Dennis Duke


DIO 13.1

1. On the Orientation of Early Egyptian Pyramids

2. Vast Eclipse Cycles: Stabilities & Gaps


DIO 12

1. The Southern Limit of the Ancient Star Catalog, by Keith A. Pickering

2. On the Clarity of Visibility Tests, by Dennis Duke

3. The Measurement Method of the Almagest Stars, by Dennis Duke

4. The Instuments Used by Hipparchos, by Keith A. Pickering

5. A Re-identification of some entries in the Ancient Star Catalog, by Keith A. Pickering


DIO 11.3   [Three Ways Ptolemy Could've Solved Venus' Orbit Honestly]

5. Ancient Solutions of Venus & Mercury orbits, by Dennis Duke

6. The Crucial-Test V-bomb [Hey-Nobody's-Perfect], by Dennis Rawlins

7. Unveiling Venus, by Hugh Thurston


DIO 11.2

4. Ancient Planet Tables' Long-Cycle Ancestries


DIO 11.1

1. Aristarchos & the "Babylonian" System B Month

2. Babylon's System A & the 1274 BC Eclipse

3. Hipparchos' Draconitic Month & the 1245 BC Eclipse


DIO 10  DIO & The Journal for Hysterical Astronomy

DIO's Report (co-published with the University of Cambridge) on R.Byrd's 1926 North Pole Hoax

  Amundsen: Cheated & Uncheated … First at EACH Pole

  Byrd 1926 North Pole Claim's Burial Slides from Decent to Indecent

  Bernt Balchen's Air Double Priority & Skepticism Vindicated

  Byrd's Courage & Navigational Pioneering Merit Admiration Nonetheless


DIO 9.2-3

4. Response to FACS's "Critical Review", by Robert M. Bryce

5. The "Washburn-Rawlins-Bryce Troika", by Robert M. Bryce

 The Journal for Hysterical Astronomy

6. High Comedy at Low Altitude, a DIO Commentary


DIO 9.1

1. British Neptune-Disaster File Recovered

2. Ecliptical Coordinates Beneath Hipparchos' Commentary, by Keith Pickering

3. Continued-Fraction Decipherment: Ancestry of Ancient Yearlengths & [pre-Hipparchan] Precession


DIO 8    A Thurston Collection

1. R.R. Newton versus Ptolemy, by Hugh Thurston

2. Mediaeval Indians and the Planets, by Hugh Thurston

3. WWII Cryptography, by Hugh Thurston

4. Book Reviews of J.Evans 1998 & N.Swerdlow 1998, by Hugh Thurston

5. Scrawlins


DIO 7.2-3

7. The Fake Peak Revisited, by Robert M. Bryce

8. Cook's Curious Timetable, by Robert M. Bryce

 The Journal for Hysterical Astronomy

9. Unfalsifiability-Summit, Flub-Summit, Barometer-Bomb: a DIO commentary


DIO 7.1

1. Robertson's Data Fabrications, by E. Myles Standish

2. Hipparchus and Spherical Trigonometry, by Curtis Wilson

3. Hipparchos at Lindos, a Modest Confirmation, by Dennis Rawlins

4. Peary's Memorandum on Steering, by Hanne Dalgas Christiansen

5. Unpublished Letters

6. van der Waerden: a Mathematician's Appreciation, by Hugh Thurston


DIO 6  DIO-Journal for Hysterical Astronomy

1. Testing Princetitute-Muffia Omertà: Equation 31, by Dennis Rawlins

 DIO

2. A Mayan Table of Eclipses, by Hugh Thurston

3. Crawling Towards Integrity

4. OJ Darts & Nordberg Walks

5. Hero & Doppelfanger: A Shaggy Were-Dog Story


DIO 5

Aubrey Diller’s edition of Ptolemy’s Geography, Book 8
  Plus 2009's Surprise 14-for-14 Vindication of Diller's 1934 Proof of 2nd Century BC Spherical Trig


DIO 4.3

11. Concise Chronology of Approaches to the Poles, by R. K. Headland

12. Richard Byrd, Bernt Balchen, & the North Pole, by Dennis Rawlins

13. Scrawlins

14. Recovering Hipparchos' Last Lost Lustrous Star

15. Naked Came the Arrogance


DIO 4.2

Competence Held Hostage #2: The Princeton Institute vs. Aubrey Diller

6. Ptolemy's Backwardness, by Hugh Thurston

7. Unpublished Letters

8. The JFK Assassination Conspiracy Conspiracy

9. Scrawlins

10. The "Theft" of the Neptune Papers: Amnesty for the Astronomer Royal?


DIO 4.1

Competence Held Hostage #1

1. Pan-Babylonianism Redivivus? Ivy League Fundamentalism, by David Dicks

2. Columbus's Landfall at Plana Keys, by Keith Pickering

3. Hipparchos' Sites, his Spherical Trig, & R. Newton's Star Catalog Test, by Dennis Rawlins

4. Casting Pearls Before Pyglets: a Cautionary Tale of Duffermuffs & Flatterfeet

5. Announcing DIO Edition of Tycho's Star Catalog: Gratis to Subscribing Libraries


DIO 3

Tycho's Star Catalog: the First Critical Edition

  A. KiloPerfectionism

  B. Spherical Trig: Precision by Brainpower

  C. The Catalog's Misunderstood Accuracy

  D. Error Medians

  E. Error Standard Deviations

  F. Least-Squares Analysis of Errors

  G. Principal-Star Error Trends

  H. Exceptional-Star Error Trends

  I. Select-Star Error Trends

  J. Discussion of Error Tables

  K. Total Star Count

  L. How Dim Was Tycho's Magnitude Limit?

  M. Discussion of Individual Stars' Errors [& List of Abbreviations]

  N. The Final Fifty Stars: Complete Spherical Trig Reconstructions

  O. Tycho's Rank

  P. Preface to Full Tabulation of Catalog D's 1004 Stars & 100 Select Stars


DIO 2.3

6. Scrawlins

7. Unpublished Letters

8. Current Developments: Columbus, Amundsen, and Ptolemy's Jekyll&Hide Defenders

9. The Neptune Conspiracy: British Astronomy's Post-Discovery Discovery


DIO 2.2

5. Amundsen's "Nonexistent" 1911 South Pole Aiming Data

  A. Ted Heckathorn

  B. The You're-Another Defense of Peary's Alleged Course-Setting

  C. Clott of the Antarctic?

  D. Moore Logic

  E. The NavFou Piles On

  F. Heckathorn Finds Amundsen's Transverse Data

  G. Recovering Amundsen's Spherical Trig Calculations

  H. Scott's Navigational Math

  I. Ex-Meridian Overprecision & Fatigue

  J. Amundsen's Path to the Pole

  K. Bunker Buncombe

  L. Appendix: Coverup Cubed


DIO 2.1

1. Scrawlins

2. Correspondence

3. Referees Refereed

4. Tycho 1004-Star Catalog's Completion Was Faked


DIO 1.2-3  The Journal for Hysterical Astronomy

  9. Muffia Orbituary

  A. Let Us Now Braise Famous Men

  B. The Winter of Our Disrefereeing

  C. Somersaults & Winter Equinoxes

  D. Even a Hun Can Have Fun: Blitzkreig in the 'Jest

  E. DeToga Party: Lead Paper, Lead Balloon

  F. R.R.Newton's Ghost Flattens Babylonian Unicycle

  G. TrigOut Orgy

  H. Browning-Squared

  I. It Is Best To Be Clear About One's Conduct

  J. And The Last Shall Be First: Muffia Immolation-Scene

 DIO

  K. Old Turkey: The Mystery of Hipparchos' Roots

  L. Hipparchos' Eclipse Trio B Reveals His Early Solar Orbit

  M. Frankensteinorbit Meets Trio A

  N. From Hipparchos' Sham Emerges: Aristarchos' Lunar Apogee

  O. Ancient Heliocentrists' Adoption of the Astronomical Unit

  P. Basking Case

  Q. Improved Estimates of Aristarchos' Distances to Sun & Moon

  R. Haute Cowture & Pseudo-Aristarchos' Fatal Contradiction

  S. Hipparchos in Scientific History

 The Journal for Hysterical Astronomy

  10. Black Affidavit


DIO 1.1

1. Prologue: by Dennis Rawlins

2. Rawlins' Scrawlins

3. Unpublished Letters

4. Peary, Verifiability, and Altered Data

5. The Scholarly Integrity of Book Reviews, by Robert R. Newton

6. Hipparchos' Ultimate Solar Orbit

 The Journal for Hysterical Astronomy

7. Figleaf Salad: Ptolemy's Planetary Model as Funny Science

8. Royal Cometians: Reputability, Reform, & Higher Selfpublication