G S Hawkins

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A quick color test (QCT) for indicating the presence of leachable Pb on ceramicware was evaluated as a screening tool. Fourteen sets of cups and mugs (197 pieces) of undecorated glazed ceramicware were tested. The QCT indicated the presence of leachable Pb on 95% of the cups and mugs at or above approximately 2 micrograms/mL. The QCT is an inexpensive and(More)
On the basis of the stone record it appears that the Callanish people were as precise as the Stonehengers in setting up their megalithic structure, but not as scientifically advanced. Callanish is, however, a structure that could have been used much as Stonehenge was. It would be interesting to obtain a date, by the radiocarbon method, for the peat in the(More)
Denning'e historic catalog of 3,035 radiant points has been examined in the light of modern knowledge The<lb>cataloged radiant points show the expected concentration towards the plane of the ecliptic and in addition show<lb>a concentration at the declination corresponding to the zenith of the observer. This second concentration is spuri-<lb>ous and(More)
A dramatic ionospheric phenomenon, unique in magnitude and in spatial and temporal extent, occurred along the Atlantic Coast of North America after the launch of the NASA Skylab Workshop on 14 May 1973. The effect was a large and rapid decrease in the total number of ionospheric electrons within a distance of 1000 kilometers of the burning engines of the(More)
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