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Fortean Times #174 (September 2003)

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  • Release date: 26 Jul 2003
  • Cover price: £3.20
  • US Edition is dated October 2003 with a cover price of $7.25 USA (CAN $7.50)
  • Cover: Alex Tomlinson

Contents

  • 06 Lights in the Sky - The Aurora Gallery
  • 48 Ooze Yer Daddy? - The scientist and the slime
  • 76 Jack's Back! - British folk customs revived

Features

38 Death Ray Matthews (Cover Story)
David Clarke & Andy Roberts recall the curious life of British inventor Harry Grindell Matthews, some of whose creations may have been closer to science fiction than science fact.

32 Project Atlantis
Eric Andys reveals her part in an abortive experiment to enable remote viewers to communicate with whales and dolphins.

48 I'm the Slime
Sarah Bakewell looks at one of the 19th century's most fascinating scientific controversies - the discovery of Bathybuis haeckilii.

Forum

55 Moha-Moha Revisited - Ulrich Magin revisits a crypto-classic.

56 I Was A Sonic Experiment - Mark Blacklock on an infrasonic evening.

57 Expanded Albion: Visionary Landscapes - Noel Rooney looks at folk culture on film.

Reports

76 Fortean Traveller - No 24. Jack-in-the-Green festival, Hastings, UK - Geoff Coupland on Hastings' Jack-in-the-Green festival.

Strange Days

Virgin in the window, Cambodia's python boy, happy Buddhists, bad baboons, the McMinville UFO, mummy fungus, HAARP and more...

  • 05 Extra Extra
  • 13 Fortean Follow-ups
  • 14 Science
  • 16 Classical Corner
  • 17 The Heirophant
  • 17 Konspiracy Korner
  • 19 For all the Saints
  • 22 UFOlogy
  • 24 Medical Bag
  • 28 Alien Zoo
  • 30 Mythconceptions
  • 31 Strange Deaths

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02 At the fringes of science

Subscriptions

  • 54

Reviews

  • 59 Books
  • 64 Film & DVD
  • 66 Games

Back Issues

  • 70

Letters

  • 71

Simulacra Corner

  • 71

It Happened to Me

  • 75

Comix

Tales from the Vault

  • 80

Coming Next Month

  • Schauberger's Error - The Nazi flying saucer myth
  • Himmler's Crusade - The 1938 German expedition to Tibet
  • The Fuhrer's Grail - Hitler and the Spear of Destiny
  • Fortean Times Issue 175 on sale 23 Aug 2003

Reader Info

  • 67

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