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December 2002

3-D technology Preserves Ancient Treasures
Similar to how DNA banks are being created to store genetic data on endangered animals, archaeologists now are preserving archaeological treasures in the virtual world, for accuracy, ease of study, and in case real world problems, like erosion, lead to damage or destruction.

Related Link:  INSIGHT

Did the Hindus Help Write the Bible and Give the Ancient Mexicans Their Religious Traditions?

Evidence of An Ancient Migration to America From The Middle East  

Great Pyramid's Stones Counted
A new study conducted by the Supreme Council for Antiquities in Egypt has determined that the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza consists of one million limestone rocks. The number is under half of the previously estimated amount of 2.3 million stones, indicating that the Egyptian pyramid builders were even more organized and efficient than previously thought.
Click on the link to read more...Related Local Link: The Great Pyramid

Mexican Skull May Explain Indigenous Origins
A 13,000-year-old skull found in Mexico may help prove theories that some of the New World's first settlers arrived along a Pacific Coast route from Japan, and not just across the Bering Strait.

Was Maya Pyramid Designed to sound like the sacred Quetzal Bird?
Clap your hands in front of the 1,100-year-old Temple of Kukulcan, in the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, and, to some researchers' ears, the pyramid answers in the voice of the sacred quetzal bird.

Mystery of the Skulls 
For those who missed The Learning's Channel's "Mystery of the Skulls" this past summer. It will be replaying this Friday evening, the 6th. Check your local listings for times, understanding that shows on TLC usually play twice per evening, three hours apart, in every time zone.

Related Link: http://www.world-mysteries.com/sar_6.htm

November 2002

What Happened 12,000 Years Ago That Killed So Many Animals?
At least 35 genera of animals in North America alone were wiped out, including the huge saber-toothed cat, woolly rhinos, woolly mammoths, mastodons, giant skunks, giant rabbits, camels and horses. What killed off so many large mammals of North and South America at the end of the last ice age about 12,000 years ago, the end of the Pleistocene?

The new source of energy?  
A new exciting discovery of the existence and behavior of aether leads to a new concept of the essence of aether, that is able to explain why the famous Michelson-Morley aether experiment of 1887 failed, explain and unify the forces of nature, explain why quantum theory works and even explain where the universe comes from, and last but not least, shows the gateway to the new source of energy of the future.

The Mayan Mystery: a Lesson From the Past.  
Why did the Mayans abandon their cities so suddenly?
Historians of the world have not discovered the reasons for the ancient Mayan’s strange behavior, a people who lived in densely populated cities with a developed culture and then suddenly vanished. The first Mayan settlements appeared around 2000 B.C., but by 950 of the Common Era, the majority of the lowland cities were abandoned.

NOW, FOR THE FIRST TIME: Enter the Bent Pyramid!
The interior of the Bent pyramid is largely unpublished and there are no color pictures easily available to visit it. Now, for the first time, you can explore much of the interior.

God Is the Machine
At today's rates of compression, you could download the entire 3 billion digits of your DNA onto about four CDs. That 3-gigabyte genome sequence represents the prime coding information of a human body — your life as numbers. Biology, that pulsating mass of plant and animal flesh, is conceived by science today as an information process.

Two Scientists Have Detected A Large-Scale Redistribution Of Mass Within The Earth System, Beginning in 1998!  Related Link: The Time/Space Dis-Continuum - The Pole Shifting Evidence 

Is there a planet X that will cause global catastrophe next May?
An article by Phil Plait, an astronomer at Sonoma State University and the Web master of Bad Astronomy ( www.badastronomy.com ). 

Sophisticated Ancient Astronomers 
A 17,000-year-old culture that lived in what is now the western desert of Egypt knew precise data about our galaxy. Analizing a recent archaeological find at the site of Nabta Playa (radio carbon dated to as early as 10,000 BC), astrophysicist Thomas G. Brophy demonstrates that finely carved stones and engraved bedrock contained specific coordinates of stars as early as 16,500 BC. They also contained accurate information on the configuration of our Milky Way with the exact position of our Sun and the galactic center as of 17,430 BC. A valuable scientific detective story that confirms very ancient prehistoric human knowledge.

Related link: 
Update on 6,500-Year-Old Astronomical Stone Circle and Megaliths in Nabta, Egypt

The mysterious underwater pyramid structure at Yonaguni - Update  
The following pages are intended to be a round-up of the news and recent developments in various studies of the mysterious pyramid structure that was discovered in 1985 by dive tour operator, Kihachiro Aratake, off the coast of Yonaguni-jima, Japan.

NASA hires writer to challenge Apollo conspiracy theorists.

Gravity Waves  
Sometime within the next two years, researchers will detect the first signals of gravity waves -- those weak blips from the far edges of the universe passing through our bodies every second. Predicted by Einstein's theory of general relativity, gravity waves are expected to reveal, ultimately, previously unattainable mysteries of the universe.

October 2002

Simulation of cities to be applied to data on ancient Mesopotamia  
Tony Wilkinson, Research Associate and Associate Professor in the Oriental Institute and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, along with colleagues spanning the sciences and humanities, wants to apply computer simulation technology to ancient Mesopotamia.

Starry Night Pro  
Curious about the way the universe looked in the past or how it will look in the future? The Starry Night Pro software allows you to travel through 200,000 years of time in a matter of minutes.

GP Mystery

Secret of Pyramids by Vladimir Pakhomov 
Related link: DUAT

Something is Wrong with this Picture! Great Pyramid Shocker

Starchild Skull Update 
I've written a new update outlining events since the latest funding campaign kicked off in early July. This new update is the post-September analysis that was promised at that time.

Archeology: Damnation of Crystal Skulls  
The investigator was surprised to discover no signs of processing on the skull’s perfectly polished surface. They couldn’t be seen even with a microscope.                                                    Related link: Crystal Skulls.

Secret Chambers Revealed  update 
Robert Bauval's website has posted a review on the "Secret Chambers Revealed" feature.

Atlantis In America?  
In Cuban Depths, Atlantis or Anomaly?
Images of Massive Stones 2,000 Feet Below Surface Fuel Scientific Speculation.

Satellite Evidence for a Lost Civilization?
A triangular feature that appears to have been artificially created is revealed by satellite imagery off of the Berry Islands, near Nassau.

New Discovery in Palenque  
A stone tablet with an elaborate scene and numerous hieroglyphs carved in low relief was found on the side of a low platform in Temple XXI.
Related article: Protest leads to discovery anouncement.

Ancient, Giant Images Found Carved Into Peru Desert
Peruvian archaeologists discovered more than a thousand new geoglyphs (and 'gold objects') near Nazca - predating the nearby famous 'Nazca Lines'.

Earth From Space (NASA)
The NASA Space Shuttle Earth Observations Photography database of over 400,000 images is a national treasure. This site contains selected photos and related captions to provide a glimpse of this national treasure to the public.

New online magazine. Cutting edge research of satellite imagery analysis used in the search for remains of Atlantis and more...

Caltech Astronomers Discover a Planet-Sized Object in the Solar System
Planetary scientists at Caltech have discovered a spherical body in the outskirts of the solar system. The object circles the sun every 288 years, is half the size of Pluto, and is larger than all of the objects in the asteroid belt combined.

A Major Discovery at Saqqara  
On a mound just a kilometre northwest of the Serapeum at Saqqara, a mission from the Japanese Institute of Egyptology at Waseda University has made two significant discoveries.

Atomic Memory Developed
Imagine a CD with a storage capacity not of 650 MB but 650 million MB. Such a storage capacity is theoretically possible because of experiments using individual atoms to store data.

Experts Restore Shroud of Turin
Experts Performed a Top-Secret Restoration of the Shroud of Turin.
Related Link: Shroud of Turin

Fuente Magna - Rosetta Stone of the Americas?
Cuneiform and Semitic Signs were found on a stone artifact from Chua estimated to be 5500/5000 years old (the Sumerian/Akkadian period).
This piece was found in a Chulpar , burial , in 1948, Chua near the Titicaca. Lake.

September 2002

The Mystery Park Opening Postponed 
After close consultation between the Board, sponsors and investors, the Mystery Park Board of Directors decided to postpone the opening planned for November 7, 2002 until spring 2003. This also allows optimal integration of parts of the Swiss National Exhibition Expo.02 infrastructure into the Mystery Park. The opening date has been set for May 24, 2003.

The Mystery Park presents the mysteries of this world, based on the ideas of Erich von Däniken, on the 100,000 sq.m. site of the former military airfield at Matten, near Interlaken. "We are not building a UFO park" repeatedly emphasises Erich von Däniken, best-selling non-fiction author with a grand total over 60 million books sold. The seven different theme buildings, set in a star pattern around the main building, present mysterious, to-scale evidence of various past cultures, such as the Pyramids of Gizeh in Egypt or Chichen Itza of the Mayan Indians. Challenge looks to the future, taking NASA's attempts to inhabit the planet Mars as its theme. Erich von Däniken wants the anticipated around 500,000 annual visitors to "re-learn the feeling of astonishment in the Mystery Park" and to ask questions on the wherefrom and whereto of our civilisation.

Tiahuanaco: the real Atlantis?
Archaeologists generally agree that the civilisation which spawned Tiahuanaco rose around 600 B.C., and the city was underway by 700 A.D. Nonetheless, by around 1200 A.D. these skilled, powerful and self-sustaining people had disappeared into relative obscurity.

Detroit Zoo Shark Credited with 'Virgin Births'
A shark held with no male counterpart at Detroit's Belle Isle Aquarium for the past six years has produced three babies in what zoo officials are calling "virgin births."

Mysteries of the Pyramid of the Moon
Archeologists digging at Mexico's famed Pyramid of the Moon think they could be a few feet away from a royal grave, key to unlocking the secrets of the first major metropolis built in the Americas.

Pyramids Live: Secret Chambers Revealed 
CAIRO, Egypt, Sept. 17 — A toy train-sized robot opened one door deep within Egypt’s Great Pyramid early Tuesday, only to find another, leaving scientists and TV viewers alike scratching their heads.

Related links: 
Egyptian Pyramid Mysteries to Be Explored Live on TV 

FOX News
Associated Press

Explore the Pyramids 

New theory on the origins of the Earth
Questions surrounding the origins of the Earth have puzzled scientists and scholars for centuries. Among the most hotly debated issues is how the planet's continents and oceans formed.
A new theory by a University of Oklahoma geophysicist may represent a major breakthrough in understanding how the major surface features of the Earth formed, and the theory also has important implications for the beginning of life on Earth.

Satellites search for Noah's Ark 
Photos of Mount Ararat contain a mystery object some think is the ark - scientists are now homing in.

City on Mars?
The controversy regarding photos posted by the Enterprise Mission, a Web site focusing on the enigmas in the Martian region of Cydonia, interpreted as evidence of mysterious buried city-style structures on the Red Planet.

World to watch unveiling of tomb's 4,500-year-old secret
The mysteries of ancient Egypt will be unveiled live on a worldwide telecast on Sept 17.

Starchild Funding Update

Interview with Lloyd Pye  (RealOne Player streaming video)
Author and researcher Llyod Pye details his findings and exploration to find the truth about the Starchild Project.

Explore related links: 
Mystery Skulls (on world-mysteries.com) 
and The Starchild Project

Steven Hawking's Universe  
Strange Stuff Explained (PBS site)

August 2002

31 Aug 2002 - 'Pyramid Rover' trials are imminent
Robert Bauval continues to update his site with breaking news and comments on the 'Secret Chambers Revealed' saga.

Ancient Flying Machines  
Early Chinese, Korean, and Indian Flying Machines - an Article posted on the Hinternet, a journal of ideas and views.

Catchpenny Mysteries of Ancient Egypt  
Mysteries of the Sphinx, Pyramid Enigmas, Mummy's Curses and Other Contrivances, Resources and more... Excellent Content!

Lloyd Pye, the Starchild project advocate, have been selected to appear at a major international conference during the last weekend of next March in Amsterdam. Sponsored by Nexus Magazine, it will include Laurence Gardner, David Hatcher Childress, Jim Marrs, and Dr. Steven Greer, among others. Those able to attend should be well rewarded for their effort.

Starchild Funding
- a plea for support
Explore related links
Mystery Skulls(on world-mysteries.com)
The Starchild Project

Language Gene?
Two critical mutations appeared approximately 200,000 years ago in a gene linked to language, then swept through the population at roughly the same time anatomically modern humans began to dominate the planet, according to new research. 

Asteroid fly-by visible from Earth
An asteroid passing near the Earth -  a rare glimpse and collision risk estimate.

Upcoming (September 17, 2002) National Geographic documentary titled, Egypt - Secret Chambers Revealed.
Is Rudolf Gantenbrink to be deliberately snubbed by the National Geographic?

In a program shortly to be released by the National Geographic on September 17th, 2002 showing the live opening of "Gantenbrinks door" in the south shaft of the Queens chamber , it is reported that Mr Gantenbrink is not to be included or credited with his discovery in 1993/4 of the famous "Gantenbrink's door" or  for his other remarkable discoveries in the Great Pyramid of Khufu using his tiny robot known as "Uphaut", which now resides in the British Museum.

His contribution to modern Archaeology and Egyptology is enormous and many revelations about our ancestors abilities are starting to emerge from his work which was largely self financed and technologically difficult. Millions of people have waited nearly 9 years to see this event which appears to have been constantly delayed or opposed in some form or another. 

The discovery that a form of cross, similar to the Christian cross was used as a theodolite or inclinometer to design the pyramids , measure the earth and work out the angles of the stars and constellations could not have happened without his work. www.crichtonmiller.com

It has been reported that Mr Gantenbrink was not informed that this program was to take place, that he was not invited  and that the door will be opened using a robot developed by NASA that is equipped with an industrial bore scope and ground penetrating radar as originally suggested by Rudolph himself to Zahi Hawass, the Director of Antiquities in Egypt. 

To see the remarkable work of Rudolph Gantenbrink and understand the full story, visit his site at: Uphaut Project http://www.cheops.org.  

If this alleged report of possible plagiarism is true, it fall as an absolute disgrace upon National Geographic.

 To see the discussion on this potential scandal go to:

Please Read ASAP: Opportunity for Justice for Gantenbrink!

If you wish to complain go to:
1. National Geographic Television (they say, "Let us know what you think...") email: ngt@nationalgeographic.com
2. National Geographic Public Relations email: cseitz@ngs.org

Genesis Unveiled at last?
Ian Lawton has decided to release his long awaited book "Genesis Unveiled" free on the web. This book has taken Ian years to write and research, it is dedicated to uncovering the truth about our ancestors, there are great insights into the effects of the catastrophe that became known world wide as the Biblical Flood. Go to www.ianlawton.com to read this remarkable work or buy it online.

Legendary El Dorado Pinpointed?
The fabled treasure of El Dorado may lie in tunnels and caves at the bottom of a lake in the Peruvian Amazon, according to a Polish-Italian explorer who has returned from a three-week reconnaissance trip in search of the legendary city.

Revolution in science: a genetic discovery to change the world
A revolutionary development in genetics has raised the prospect of curing cancer and treating lethal viral infections using a technique discovered by scientists during a series of pioneering experiments.

July 2002

Explorers claim to have found the legendary city of gold known as El Dorado in the Peruvian Amazon
An international team of explorers claims to have found the legendary Inca city of gold that the Spanish knew as "El Dorado," deep in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon.

The oldest administrative building used by workers who built the pyramids at Giza unearthed 
CAIRO, Egypt: US archaeologists have unearthed the oldest administrative building used by workers who built the pyramids 4500 years ago, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities said.

Space rock due to collide with Earth in 2019?
An asteroid discovered just weeks ago has become the most threatening object yet detected in space. A preliminary orbit suggests that 2002 NT7 is on an impact course with Earth and could strike the planet on 1 February, 2019 - although the uncertainties are large.

Muddy Mayan Mystery Made Clearer 
A team of scholars found evidence of a major environmental transformation that helps to explain a puzzle that has stumped Maya scholars for decades: Why would the Maya live in an area where the primary water source is little more than mud half of the year?

The first human clone due in December 2002
Paris - The first human created by cloning is scheduled to be born in December, said controversial Italian doctor Severino Antinori in an interview with the French newspaper Liberation on Friday.

Copy of this article is also available at http://www.rense.com/general27/born.htm

120 million years old "Map of the Creator"
A find of Bashkir scientists challenges traditional notions of human history: artificial stone slab, possibly120 million years old, covered with the relief 
"satellite" map of Ural Region, was discovered near the city of Ufa, in Chandar settlement. This discovery could become the infallible proof about the existence of the ancient highly-developed civilization. 
PRAVDA.Ru held a press-conference on June 6 with Doctor of physics and mathematics, professor of the State University of Bashkiria, Alexander Chuvyrov, who conducts research on this artefact.

The Starchild Skull update
On July 9, 2002, the Starchild stepped onto the U.S./Canadian stage, 
and in due course it will be seen on the world stage, via a new television documentary.  The new TV documentary, an hour-long “Mystery of the Skulls,” featuring the Starchild along with other unusual skulls around the world, may help to provide support for the ultimate DNA test (diagnostic) on the Starchild skull to determine its genetic pedigree.

Explore related links
Mystery Skulls(on world-mysteries.com)
The Starchild Project

Starchild Funding - a plea for support

7 million years old skull found in Africa may shift evolution theories 
(MSNBC link)
The discovery of a fossil skull dated at 6 million to 7 million years old could rewrite the scientific saga of human origins. If confirmed, the find would dramatically change scientists’ conception of where and when our ancestors arose.  Among other things, the find could push back the date at which humans are believed to have diverged from apes. The skull is roughly 1 million years older than previously found fossilized remains of hominids, and about 3 million years older than the next-oldest skull.  
The species was given the scientific name Sahelanthropus tchadensis — referring to the discovery site in Chad, in Africa’s Sahel region — and was nicknamed “Toumai,” a Chadian name meaning “Hope of Life” that is usually given to children born just before the dry season.

Mystery Park Inc. News 2002
Update on the the "Mysteries of the World" theme park being constructed near Interlaken in Switzerland. The official opening date is May 24th, 2003.
The artist's concept of the theme park

Earth's magnetic field is showing strong signs that the poles are due to switch over.
A team led by Gauthier Hulot, of the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, has spotted patches of reversed magnetism concentrated in two places just underneath the Earth's outer mantle. In the largest patch, beneath the southern tip of Africa, the magnetic field is pointing towards the centre of the Earth, instead of outwards. The other patch is near the north pole. Magnetism trapped in ancient pottery shows that over the past 4,000 years, the magnetic field has weakened by more than 50%. This past century, the strength has dropped by 5%. At this rate, the field might disappear in the next few hundred or thousand years. Another warning sign of an imminent flip has come recently from satellite measurements of the Earth's magnetic field... (Click on the link above to read more)

The Lost Ark on TLC
Why was the most sacred object in the Bible also the most dangerous?
Trace the ancient life of the Ark — from its construction to use as a holy weapon. Does the Ark still exist somewhere on earth? Explore possible scientific explanations for the miraculous powers of the Ark.
Could the discovery of a 2000-year-old "battery" prove an ancient knowledge of electricity?

Asteroid Passed Within 75,000 Miles of Earth.
An asteroid about the size of a football field made one of the closest known approaches to Earth last Friday, June 14, zooming by just 75,000 miles (119,229 kilometers) away, less than a third of the distance to the Moon.

94th Anniversary of the Tunguska Meteorite (the mystery is still unveiled)
A very powerful blast took place 94 years ago (on June 30, 1908)
70 kilometers far from the settlement of Vanavara in Russia’s Siberian republic of Evenkiya. The power of the explosion was equal to two thousand explosions of Hiroshima A-bomb...

This Week in Science & Astronomy: News Briefs

Nature - Science News Update

Update on Yonaguni
A German geologist, Wolf Wichman, asserts that these underwater structures are natural while Graham Hancock is asserting that the landforms must have been cut by humans. Japanese archaeologist Professor Kimura and visiting Indian archaeologist Dr Sundaresh consider it to be man-made.

There are real ambiguities in separating man-made and naturally occurring rock features. Neither geologists nor archaeologists have a monopoly of wisdom on this. 

Stress relief caused Giant's Causeway
The causeway is a field of hexagonal basalt columns up to 40 feet high on the shores of County Antrim in Northern Ireland. Local legend attributes them to the Irish giant Finn McCool. According to modern science, Ireland's huge hexagonal columns are a natural consequence of lava cooling.

Howard Carter's records of the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun
The complete records of Howard Carter's excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun are available on these new web pages. The presentation of the material allows complete freedom of movement from one record to another and search.  The Griffith Institute - Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation - The Howard Carter Archives

Ancient city comes to light after 4,000 years in the sand
Desert ruin once housed 50,000 souls ­ and has a temple to prove it.
The deserts of Syria may hold many archaeological secrets ­ but one has recently been discovered by a team of American and German scientists.

Join archaeologists in the search for Tiwanaku's past. The prehistoric city of Tiwanaku is located on the southern shore of the famous Lake Titicaca along the border between Bolivia and Peru. The University of Pennsylvania project started in 1995 on the monumental temple of Pumapunku, one of the finest examples of Pre-Columbian architecture. In the last few years, the project has grown to include the entire site (four square kilometers) with participation from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; University of Colorado; MIT; and UMSA, the Bolivian university in the capital of La Paz.

Historic treasures uncovered at Inca citadel of Machu Picchu
Reuters News Agency - Saturday, June 8, 2002 
LIMA -- Archeologists doing maintenance at the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru have found new stone terraces, water channels, a garbage dump and a wall dividing the site's urban sector from its temples, an official said yesterday.

Scientists solve Olmec jade mystery
By NIKO PRICE-- The Associated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Since the 18th century, collectors, geologists and archaeologists have sought the answer to a frustrating mystery: The ancient Olmecs fashioned statues out of striking blue-green jade, but the stone itself was nowhere to be found in the Americas.
Now scientists believe they have discovered the source -- a mother lode of jade in Guatemala that could tell much about ancient American civilizations and about the formation of the continent where they lived.

 Spaceflight in the Mahabharata
The Mars News website has put up a page titled Spaceflight in the Mahabharata. The page takes a quick look at some interesting passages in the Mahabharata, which could be seen to portray a flying vehicle of some description. It's even illustrated with images, right down to those ugly creatures from 'The Fifth Element', just so you get the full drift of the possible interpretations.

 Archeologist becomes explorer-in-residence
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The archeologist who led the exploration of Egypt's Valley of the Golden Mummies has been chosen National Geographic's eighth explorer-in-residence.
Zahi Hawass, director of the famed Giza pyramids outside the capital, Cairo, was named to the program Wednesday to join such well-known explorers and scientists as Robert Ballard, Jane Goodall and Sylvia Earle.


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