All posts by Graham Hancock
Ancient Map, Ancient RiverSince Fingerprints of the Gods (published in 1995) I have maintained that embedded in certain ancient maps – notably the so-called Portolan Charts of the 13th to 15th centuries AD – are accurate representations of geographical features that no longer existed when the maps were made but that were present […]
The House of HistoryImportant interview here with leading astronomer Dr Bill Napier of the Cardiff University Centre for Astrobiology: http://bit.ly/1KSKMAt QUOTE from Dr Napier: “The evidence, decades-old now and not even controversial amongst the comet community, [is] that an exceptionally large, low-inclination, short-period comet has been orbiting in our neighbourhood for about 20,000 […]
Scientists find link between comet and asteroid showers & mass extinctionsWhen Magicians of the Gods was published in the UK on 10 September, I was mocked in the national media because the book references the serious suggestions of a number of astronomers that our planet is in real and present danger of an encounter with the fragments of a giant […]
Asteroid 2015 TB145In my new book Magicians of the Gods I make the case, based on extensive and recent science, that fragments of a very large comet hit the earth 12,800 years ago unleashing an extinction-level global cataclysm that destroyed an advanced civilization of prehistoric antiquity. I present the arguments of astronomers […]
Ancient megaliths modern skiesThe photograph shows the constellation of Orion rising before dawn over the megaliths of Karahunj, Armenia. The three stars of Orion’s belt can be seen standing almost vertical in the sky above the tip of the menhir just to the right of center in the photograph. Apologies if the reproduction […]
Another Megalith That rewrites History is FoundCRASH! BANG! RUMBLE! Do you hear those sounds? Faintly? In the distance? Just audible over outraged yells and howls of protest? Those are the sounds of the house of history collapsing and the furious yells and howls are from the archaeological establishment trying to drown out the truth with their […]
A gigantic cosmic impactA gigantic cosmic impact, when large fragments of a disintegrating comet hit the North American ice cap approximately 12,800 years ago, is identified in my forthcoming book “Magicians of the Gods” as the smoking gun that sparked off a global cataclysm of flood and fire in which an advanced civilization […]
Magicians of the GodsI’ve been writing books for almost 35 years. My first was “Journey Through Pakistan”, published in 1982, and the latest is “Magicians of the Gods” which is published on 10 September in the UK and 10 November in the US. I suppose I should be used to the whole process […]
Art BellJoin me and Art Bell, Monday night 20 July. I’m looking forward to this. It’s a long time since Art and I last talked. He’s a top-quality, original interviewer. The link goes to a page that answers frequently asked questions about the new show, Midnight in the Desert: http://artbell.com/art-bells-new-show-faq/
Event in Reading, 29 SeptemberMy event in Reading, 29 September, Waterstones Broad St, United Reform Building, 89a Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2AP, tel 0118 9581270: https://www.waterstones.com/events/an-evening-with-graham-hancock/reading-broad-street-6400
George Carlin and Bill HicksGeorge Carlin and Bill Hicks, sorely missed but still speaking truth to power: http://theantimedia.org/watch-george-carlin-and-bill-hicks-call-bullshit-on-the-american-dream/
Zahi Hawass vs Graham Hancock — the April 2015 “debate” debacleEgyptologists frequently pour scorn on alternative researchers calling them "pseudoscientists" and "pyramidiots" and other such insulting epithets...
Introduction to The Divine Spark: Psychedelics, Consciousness, and the Birth of CivilizationThis is taken from the introduction of The Divine Spark: A Graham Hancock Reader: Psychedelics, Consciousness, and the Birth of Civilization.
Happy December SolsticeHappy December Solstice, shortest day in the northern hemisphere, longest day in the southern hemisphere. Isn’t our planet amazing! The ancients built temples that celebrated the sacred union of earth and sky at certain special moments. Santha’s photograph, taken at dawn on the December solstice a few years ago, shows […]
As Above So Below: Do the Giza Monuments encode the date of the Younger Dryas comet impact?The earth was hit by a comet around 12,800 years ago with globally cataclysmic effects. Graham discusses Giza's possible record of this.
Fingerprint Of A Global Cataclysm 12,800 Years AgoGraham Hancock discusses evidence for a global cataclysm 12,800 years ago by way of comet impacts.
Third Giant Megalith, Weighing 1,650 Tons, Confirmed At BaalbekI made a research trip to Lebanon in July 2014 and reported here on the recent discovery of a third gigantic megalith in the quarries at Baalbek.
Stop Press – Latest News From The Excavations At Gunung Padang, The Mysterious Ancient Pyramid In Indonesia That Is Rewriting HistoryGraham discusses the Latest News From The Excavations At Gunung Padang, The Mysterious Ancient Pyramid In Indonesia That Is Rewriting History.
From Indonesia To Turkey New Archaeological Discoveries Uncover The Mysteries Of A Lost CivilisationGraham discusses the latest findings from Gobekli Tepe, Turkey, and Gunung Padang, Indonesia. Featuring photos by Santha Faiia.
The Consciousness Revolution"Consciousness is one of the great mysteries of science – perhaps the greatest mystery." An article for Russell Brand's edition of New Statesman magazine.
The War On Consciousness: The Talk That Gave TED IndigestionGraham Hancock discusses his popular TEDx talk 'The War on Consciousness' that was banned by TED in 2013.
Letter dated 15 March 2013 from Graham Hancock to TEDGraham's letter to TED over the removal of his talk from their YouTube channel.
Letters From the Far Side of RealityThese five letters describe a series of sessions with Ayahuasca, the “Vine of Souls” that I participated in in Brazil in January and February 2013.
Giving up the Green Bitch: Reflections on Cannabis, Ayahuasca and the mystery of plant teachersGiving up the Green Bitch: Reflections on Cannabis, Ayahuasca and the mystery of plant teachers, an essay by Graham Hancock