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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 3245 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 436 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 451 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 462 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 288 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 219 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 233 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 214 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 216 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 211 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 260 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 234 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 233 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 226 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 213 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 240 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 253 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 224 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 241 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 241 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 231 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 222 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 233 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 231 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 225 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 255 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 248 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 221 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 241 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 266 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 212 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 231 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 225 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 186 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 188 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 200 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 185 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 190 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 182 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 189 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 240 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 188 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 188 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 194 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 274 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 206 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 249 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 197 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 261 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 192 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 216 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 234 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 236 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 184 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 197 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 204 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 185 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 251 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 199 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 214 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 198 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 196 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 190 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 196 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 191 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 201 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 236 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 413 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 377 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 302 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 219 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 214 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 227 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 227 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 209 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 230 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 250 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 225 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 195 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 209 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 227 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 200 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 217 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 187 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 196 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 195 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 194 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 196 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 225 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 179 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 185 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 179 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 196 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 191 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 223 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 199 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 185 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 196 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 180 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 182 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 245 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 223 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 216 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 243 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 200 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 198 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 230 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 199 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 240 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 221 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 229 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 217 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 211 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 235 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 189 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 174 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 198 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 199 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 214 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 207 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 198 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 224 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 276 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 241 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 209 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 191 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 198 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 198 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 216 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 215 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 211 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 212 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 234 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 231 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 224 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 201 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 239 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 190 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 175 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 182 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 214 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 248 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 202 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 226 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 239 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 208 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 258 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 263 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 260 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 179 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 183 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 124 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 129 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 152 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 118 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 151 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 150 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 138 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 108 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 130 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 102 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 108 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 117 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 135 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 118 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 102 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 113 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 125 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 151 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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