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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 3890 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 618 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 620 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 647 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 461 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 364 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 400 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 361 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 357 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 362 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 414 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 371 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 376 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 384 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 366 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 373 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 434 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 400 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 386 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 376 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 390 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 379 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 379 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 381 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 367 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 420 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 433 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 380 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 427 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 474 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 353 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 374 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 385 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 319 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 348 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 332 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 337 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 347 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 329 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 314 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 429 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 331 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 319 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 333 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 131 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 149 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 100 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 192 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 439 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 330 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 407 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 343 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 459 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 328 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 366 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 370 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 382 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 315 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 354 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 358 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 324 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 458 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 336 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 361 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 341 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 340 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 326 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 362 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 337 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 341 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 134 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 386 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 101 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 567 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 522 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 457 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 338 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 360 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 457 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 370 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 344 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 374 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 412 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 373 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 323 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 343 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 478 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 355 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 388 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 323 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 321 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 326 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 328 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 347 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 383 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 326 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 333 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 318 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 336 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 317 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 384 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 341 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 309 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 336 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 312 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 322 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 400 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 380 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 359 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 407 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 341 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 342 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 393 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 345 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 414 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 365 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 384 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 388 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 381 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 416 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 322 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 283 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 325 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 325 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 370 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 351 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 353 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 360 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 488 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 391 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 345 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 315 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 321 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 336 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 341 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 353 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 403 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 342 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 373 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 377 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 354 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 338 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 393 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 324 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 310 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 316 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 354 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 391 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 366 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 363 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 403 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 347 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 417 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 406 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 418 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 376 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 330 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 295 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 318 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 287 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 255 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 292 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 279 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 294 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 231 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 254 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 230 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 221 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 229 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 279 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 285 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 259 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 244 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 267 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 292 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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