Re: MOST IMPORTANT FOSSIL (A human skull as old as coal!)

Douglas Weller (
Sun, 03 Nov 1996 16:36:39 GMT

On Fri, 01 Nov 1996 23:22:33 GMT, (Ian Tresman) wrote:

>Jukka Korpela <> wrote:
>>If this kind of "news" had any truth in them,
>>and especially if they were unquestionable, we would certainly have
>>read about them in reputable scientific magazines - which would really
>>struggle for the right to publish such revolutionary reports before
>>their competitors.
>You're joking. "In 1906, more than two years after the Wrights had
>first flown, Scientific American carried an article ridiculing the
>'alleged' flights... the magazine gave as its main reason for not
>believing the Wrights:

Ian, that was 1906. Are you really claiming that the media scene is the same
now? Come back to reality!