Archives for February 2011

Leave it to later developers of super-geography

In February, 1841, an oily, reddish matter fell at Genoa, according to Comptes Rendus, 13-215.

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 64 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

Numerous globules

A fall of a yellow substance at Genoa, Italy, on Feb. 14, 1870 was reported in Jour. Franklin Inst., 90-11, by Director Boccardo of the Technical Institute of Genoa and Professor Castellani. Under a microscope, the substance revelaed numerous globules of cobalt blue, and “corpuscles of a pearly color that resembled starch,” according to Nature, 2-166.

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 26 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

Objective hieroglyphics

The Monthly Weather Review of May 1877 reported a golden-yellow fall on Feb. 27, 1877 at Peckloh, Germany of “four kinds of organisms, not pollen.” The minute things, that Fort says “may have been symbols” were minute things shaped like “arrows, coffee beans, horns, and disks.”

Fort further says, “They may have been objective hieroglyphics–Mere passing fancy–let it go–”

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 25 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).