Starburst Foundation Profile
The Starburst Foundation is a nonprofit research institute based in Schenectady, New York and Athens, Greece.
It was incorporated in the state of Oregon in January of 1984 for the purpose of carrying out scientific research and public education directed to the betterment of humanity and the planet. The Foundation’s research activities are carried out with the intention of:
1. preserving and protecting the ecosystem of our planet from natural or man-made disturbances,
2. promoting technologies that would improve our everyday life, and
3. improving our understanding of ourselves as human beings and our comprehension of the universe of which we are an integral part.
Starburst serves as a vehicle through which donors may support high-quality leading-edge research necessary to mankind’s survival in this new age.
The Generation of Mega Glacial Meltwater Floods and their Geologic Impact
A new theory explains how mountain-sized waves of glacial meltwater could have been produced during the last ice age. In a paper published last month in the journal Hydrology: Current Research, Paul LaViolette describes how immense waves of glacial meltwatercould have been produced on the surface of the North American and European ice sheets during periods of excessive climatic warmth when the ice sheet surface was melting at an accelerated rate.
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