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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 3705 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 547 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 553 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 572 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 392 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 305 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 333 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 309 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 304 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 302 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 362 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 322 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 320 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 323 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 306 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 319 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 366 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 330 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 335 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 325 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 335 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 331 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 328 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 328 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 318 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 366 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 355 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 325 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 342 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 369 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 294 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 320 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 328 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 264 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 293 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 278 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 287 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 297 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 271 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 268 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 361 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 275 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 271 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 279 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 83 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 85 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 55 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 132 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 375 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 279 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 352 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 288 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 396 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 268 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 307 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 314 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 321 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 263 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 300 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 302 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 271 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 386 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 286 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 299 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 284 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 283 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 274 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 308 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 282 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 289 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 71 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 326 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 54 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 517 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 468 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 401 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 284 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 305 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 362 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 316 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 293 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 318 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 353 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 319 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 270 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 288 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 372 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 294 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 314 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 267 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 272 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 272 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 269 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 286 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 323 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 274 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 282 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 258 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 282 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 266 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 326 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 285 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 255 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 276 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 257 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 262 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 347 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 321 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 302 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 351 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 288 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 285 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 333 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 291 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 360 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 314 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 325 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 333 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 316 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 345 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 273 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 236 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 276 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 276 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 311 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 300 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 309 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 314 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 402 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 340 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 292 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 270 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 270 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 283 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 297 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 305 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 328 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 296 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 325 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 335 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 308 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 279 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 340 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 269 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 262 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 261 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 300 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 342 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 287 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 313 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 357 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 290 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 368 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 356 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 357 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 316 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 276 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 238 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 247 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 235 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 208 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 239 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 235 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 246 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 183 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 206 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 179 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 172 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 185 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 229 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 233 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 208 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 199 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 213 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 245 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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