This picture shows the orbits of Mercury and Venus within the orbit of the Earth. The Earth, Mars and Venus were the subject of Velikovsky's work, Worlds in Collision.
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Immanuel Velikovsky was a writer born in 1895 in Russia.
Veliskovsky traveled a lot. He also held many different jobs. During the time he was traveling and working, he wrote many books about history, religion and science. His most famous work is Worlds in Collision. Velikovsky's work was known by most for being controversial and inaccurate. He passed away on November 17, 1979.
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