An A-Z Guide To The Search For Plato's Atlantis

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    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]Read More »
  • Joining The Dots

    Joining The Dots

    I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato’s own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.Read More »

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Apollo Objects

Apollo Objects are a class of Near Earth Objects whose orbits intersect with that of the Earth. It is applied to asteroid-like bodies whose perihelion or closest orbital point to the sun, lies inside the orbit of the Earth. Emilio Spedicato of the University of Bergamo has linked(a) the destruction of Atlantis with the possible collision of an Apollo Object with the Earth.

Over a hundred Apollos with a diameter of one kilometre or more have been discovered so far and unfortunately are still growing in number. By the end of 2016, the total number of ‘Apollos’, of all sizes, that have been identified, reached 8,180.(b)

As the extent of the threat to the Earth has become more obvious, governments are at last accepting the reality of the danger and considering ways of countering it.

(a) Wayback Machine ( *