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Here are some of Thom’s statements and assertions quoted directly from his books.

‘As the investigation advanced it became evident that I was not dealing with monuments orientated for some ritualistic purpose but rather with the remnants of a scientific study of the Moon’s motion. When this is recognized it will be found that a great mass of material falls into place.’


‘There is evidence that he did not use the slope length on the ground, but the horizontal distance as does a modern surveyor, and that he could ‘range in’ a straight line between mutually invisible points.’


‘But relative to a node the Sun revolves in 346.6 days, called an eclipse year, and so the interval between what we shall call the danger times, when eclipses can happen, is 173.3 days.’


‘ From a statistical examination of scores of ‘cup and ring’ marks, found incised on stones and rocks in Scotland, there emerges another unit with a length of 0.816 inches, exactly one fortieth of the Megalithic yard of 2.72 feet.’


‘We can write the circumference of the Aubrey holes at Stonehenge as 330 megalithic yards, 897.60 imperial feet from a diameter of 105 megalithic yards 285.6 imperial feet, giving the interesting approximation for Pi as 22/7.’


‘It is fortunate for us that Megalithic man liked, for some reason or another, to get as many as possible of the dimensions of his constructions to be multiples of his basic unit. The reason for his obsession with integers is not entirely clear, but undoubtedly the unit was universally used, perhaps universally sacred.’



None of the numbers I use are my own and I don't own a calculator.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 13-Dec-18 12:41 by DavidK.

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The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 3530 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 487 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 493 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 505 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 334 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 256 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 273 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 254 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 245 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 253 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 299 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 267 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 270 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 269 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 247 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 270 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 302 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 271 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 282 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 280 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 272 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 270 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 276 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 271 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 265 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 304 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 302 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 274 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 283 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 316 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 247 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 266 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 273 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 222 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 233 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 233 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 225 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 233 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 221 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 222 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 296 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 228 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 225 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 238 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 51 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 47 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 21 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 41 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 322 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 238 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 287 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 235 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 322 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 224 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 262 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 272 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 276 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 216 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 236 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 241 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 223 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 314 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 236 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 254 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 232 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 235 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 225 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 249 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 230 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 247 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 37 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 273 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 22 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 457 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 414 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 348 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 243 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 262 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 269 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 265 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 243 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 270 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 300 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 264 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 228 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 245 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 283 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 237 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 256 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 219 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 227 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 225 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 226 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 231 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 273 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 214 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 222 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 210 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 237 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 221 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 267 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 236 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 216 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 229 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 211 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 218 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 288 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 264 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 253 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 292 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 240 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 236 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 278 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 242 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 294 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 258 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 270 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 261 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 261 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 274 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 221 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 198 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 234 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 232 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 253 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 243 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 247 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 262 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 343 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 287 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 251 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 226 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 229 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 242 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 250 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 249 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 259 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 246 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 272 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 274 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 259 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 234 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 283 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 223 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 208 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 218 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 250 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 291 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 235 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 265 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 303 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 250 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 298 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 303 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 303 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 235 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 222 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 173 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 177 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 184 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 159 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 193 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 189 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 179 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 136 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 162 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 138 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 133 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 144 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 171 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 167 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 148 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 155 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 166 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 198 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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