The following list does not include minor newspaper stories and magazine and journal reports mentioned in the text.

On Tunguska

V.A. Alekseev, 'New aspects of the Tunguska meteorite problem', Planetary and Space Science, vol. 46, 1998, pp. 169-77

I.S. Astapowitsch, 'On the fall of the great Siberian meteorite, June 30, 1908', Popular Astronomy, vol. 46, June-July 1938, pp. 310-17

the tunguska fireball

William H. Beasley and Brian A. Tinsley, 'Tungus event was not caused by a black hole', Nature, vol. 250, 16 August 1974, pp. 555-56 V.A. Bronshten, 'Nature and destruction of the Tunguska cosmical body', Planetary and Space Science, vol. 48, 2000, pp. 855-70

John C. Brown and David W. Hughes, 'Tunguska's comet and non-thermal carbon-14 production in the atmosphere', Nature, vol. 268, 11 August 1977, pp. 512-14 Gavin J. Burns, 'The great Siberian meteor of 1908', Popular

Astronomy, vol. 41, November 1933, pp. 477-79 Jack O. Burns, George Greenstein and Kenneth L. Verosub, 'The Tungus event as a small black hole: geophysical considerations', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 175, 1976, pp. 355-57 Andrew Chaikin, 'Target: Tunguska', Sky & Telescope, January 1984, pp. 18-21

William H. Christie, 'The great Siberian meteorite of 1908', The Griffith Observer (The Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles), vol. 6, April 1942, pp. 38-47 Christopher Chyba, 'Death from the sky', Astronomy, vol. 21,

December 1993, pp. 38-43 Christopher F. Chyba, Paul J. Thomas and Kevin J. Zahnle, 'The 1908 Tunguska explosion: atmospheric disruption of a stony asteroid', Nature, vol. 361, 7 January 1993, pp. 40-44 Clyde Cowan, C.R. Alturi and W.F. Libby, 'Possible antimatter content of the Tunguska meteor of 1908', Nature, vol. 206, 29 May 1965, pp. 861-65 Hall Crannell, 'Experiment to measure the antimatter content of the Tunguska meteor', Nature, vol. 248, 29 March 1974, pp. 396-97

J.G. Crowther, 'More about the great Siberian meteorite', Scientific American, May 1931, pp. 314-17

Walter Durranty, 'Kulik is returning from Siberia quest', The New York Times, 2 December 1928, p. 10 (see also 23 December 1928, sec. III, p. 3) P. Farinella et al., 'Probable asteroidal origin of the Tunguska cosmic body', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 377, 2001, pp.1081-97

Kirill P. Florenskiy, 'Did a comet collide with the earth in

1908?', Sky & Telescope, November 1963, pp. 268-69 Roy A. Gallant, 'Journey to Tunguska', Sky & Telescope, June 1994, pp. 39-43

Jack G. Hills and Patrick M. Goda, 'The fragmentation of small asteroids in the atmosphere', The Astronomical Journal, vol. 105, March 1993, pp. 1114-44 David W. Hughes, 'Tunguska revisited', Nature, vol. 259, 26

February 1976, pp. 626-27 A.A. Jackson and Michael P. Ryan, 'Was the Tunguska event due to a black hole?', Nature, vol. 245, 14 September 1973, pp. 88-89

L.A. Kulik, 'On the history of the bolide of June 30, 1908', trans. Lincoln La Paz, Popular Astronomy, vol. 43, 1935, pp. 499504

-'The question of the meteorite of June 30, 1908, in Central

Siberia', Popular Astronomy, vol. 45, 1937, pp. 559-62 Wolfgang Kundt, 'The 1908 Tunguska catastrophe: an alternative explanation', Current Science, vol. 81, 25 August 2001, pp. 399-407

-'The 1908 Tunguska catastrophe: a forming kimberlite?',

The Tunguska 2001 International Conference Abstracts Lincoln La Paz, 'Meteorite craters and the hypothesis of the existence of contraterrene meteorites', Popular Astronomy, vol. 49, 1941, pp. 99-102, 265-67 H.J. Melosh, 'Tunguska comes down to Earth', Nature, vol. 361, 7 January 1993, p. 14

George P. Merrill, 'The Siberian meteorite', Science, vol. 68, 11

May 1928, pp. 489-90 H.H. Ninniger, 'Contraterrene (?) meteorites', Popular

Astronomy, vol. 49, 1941, pp. 99-102, 215-16 Chas P. Olivier, 'The Great Siberian Meteorite', Scientific

American, July 1928, pp. 42-44 Ian Ridpath, 'Tunguska: the final answer', New Scientist, 11

August 1977, pp. 346-47 Z. Sekanina, 'The Tunguska event: no cometary signature in evidence', The Astronomical Journal, vol. 88, September 1983, pp. 1381-413

-'Evidence for asteroidal origin of the Tunguska object',

Planetary and Space Science, vol. 46, 1998, pp. 191-204 Duncan Steel and Richard Ferguson, 'Auroral observations in the Antarctic at the time of the Tunguska event, June 30, 1908', Australian Journal of Astronomy, vol. 5, March 1993, pp. 1-10

Richard Stone, 'The last great impact on Earth', Discover, vol.

17, September 1996, pp. 60-71 V.V. Svetsov, 'Total ablation of the debris from the 1908 Tunguska explosion', Nature, vol. 383, 24 October 1996, pp. 697-99

-'Could the Tunguska debris survive the terminal flare?',

Planetary and Space Science, vol. 46, 1998, pp. 261-68 Chris Trayner, 'Perplexities of the Tunguska meteorite', The

Observatory, vol. 114, October 1994, pp. 227-31 R.P. Turco, 'An analysis of the physical, chemical, optical and historical impacts of the 1908 Tunguska meteor fall', Icarus, vol. 50, 1982, pp. 1-52 N.V. Vasilyev, 'The Tunguska meteorite problem today',

Planetary and Space Science, vol. 46, 1998, pp. 129-50 'What a meteorite did to Siberia', Literary Digest, 16 March 1929, pp. 33-34

'The world's largest meteorite', Literary Digest, 30 June 1928, p. 19

F.J.W. Whipple, 'The great Siberian meteor and the waves, seismic and aerial, which it produced', Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, vol. 56, 1930, pp. 287-304

-'On phenomena related to the great Siberian meteor',

Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, vol. 60, 1934, pp. 505-13 Kevin Zahnle, 'Leaving no stone unburned', Nature, vol. 383,

24 October 1996, pp. 674-75 Marek Zbik, 'Morphology of the outermost shells of the Tunguska black magnetite spherules', Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 89, suppl., 15 February 1984, pp. B605-B611

-'Historical notes on the Tunguska catastrophe', Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Earth Sciences, vol. 45, 1997, pp. 211-38 V.K. Zhuravlev, 'The geomagnetic effects of the Tunguska explosion', RIAP Bulletin, vol. 4, no. 1-2, January-June 1998


John Abrahamson, A.V. Bychkov and V.L. Bychkov, 'Recently reported sightings of ball lightning: observations collected by correspondence and Russian and Ukrainian sightings', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London, Series A, vol. 360, 2002, pp. 11-35 Marcus Chown, 'Shadow worlds', New Scientist, 17 June 2000, pp. 36-39

Clifford J. Cunningham, 'Giuseppe Piazzi and the "missing planet"', Sky & Telescope, September 1992, pp. 274-75 Heber C. Curtis, 'The comet seeker-hoax', Popular Astronomy, vol. 46, no. 1, January 1938, pp. 71-75

Tom Gehrels, 'Collisions with comets and asteroids', Scientific

American, March 1996, pp. 55-57 R.E. Gold, 'SHIELD: a comprehensive earth-protection architecture', Advanced Space Research, vol. 28, 2001, pp. 1149-158

Jeff Hecht, 'By Jupiter ... what a performance', New Scientist,

23 July 1994, pp. 4-5 Samuel Herrick Jr, 'The "Phantom Bertha" mystery', Popular

Astronomy, vol. 49, 1941, pp. 102-04 David H. Levy, Eugene M. Shoemaker and Carolyn S. Shoemaker, 'Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 meets Jupiter', Scientific American, August 1995, pp. 69-75 Rosie Mestel, 'Night of the strangest comet', New Scientist, 9

July 1994, pp. 23-25 Andrei Ol'khovatov, 'Vitim bolide event', Meteorite, February 2004

'Shoemaker-Levy dazzles, bewilders', Science, vol. 265, 29 July

1994, pp. 601-02 D.J. Turner, 'Ball lightning and other meteorological phenomena', Physics Reports, vol. 293, 1998, pp. 1-60 Paul R. Weissman, 'The Oort cloud', Scientific American Special Edition: New Light on the solar system, 2003, pp. 92-95

Fred L. Whipple, 'Background of modern comet theory', Nature, vol. 263, 2 September 1976, pp. 16-20

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