This web page provides a biography of Milutin Milankovitch as well as a discussion of his theory.  Also to be discussed are recent findings supporting and refuting the Milankovitch theory.  Many links for further study of Milankovitch and his theory are found on the reference page.

Ice Ages
Some say the world will end in fire, 
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
and would suffice.
                      Robert Frost

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