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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 3272 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 449 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 460 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 469 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 299 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 226 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 242 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 220 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 221 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 225 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 273 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 239 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 245 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 240 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 221 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 250 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 264 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 240 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 251 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 257 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 246 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 238 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 243 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 244 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 237 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 272 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 270 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 244 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 253 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 284 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 217 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 237 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 237 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 191 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 202 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 206 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 192 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 201 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 193 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 196 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 263 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 197 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 193 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 199 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 291 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 212 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 261 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 211 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 281 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 199 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 233 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 241 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 243 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 188 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 204 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 210 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 192 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 273 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 209 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 227 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 206 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 206 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 197 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 218 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 200 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 205 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 244 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 426 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 388 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 314 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 223 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 230 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 238 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 236 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 217 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 240 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 268 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 236 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 201 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 214 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 240 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 210 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 227 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 191 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 200 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 200 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 201 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 202 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 240 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 186 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 198 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 185 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 211 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 196 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 233 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 208 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 190 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 204 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 186 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 191 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 261 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 237 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 224 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 257 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 213 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 208 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 248 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 218 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 261 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 230 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 240 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 229 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 222 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 246 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 195 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 181 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 207 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 207 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 223 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 211 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 214 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 234 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 297 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 255 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 221 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 198 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 201 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 213 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 222 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 225 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 223 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 226 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 242 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 240 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 233 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 209 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 253 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 197 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 183 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 190 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 222 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 262 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 216 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 241 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 269 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 222 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 269 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 274 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 274 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 193 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 191 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 137 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 144 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 162 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 133 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 167 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 158 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 146 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 110 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 137 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 106 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 114 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 124 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 143 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 135 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 108 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 124 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 132 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 161 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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