Archives – 2013


#97 January/February 2013


  • Veil of Mystery
    In the tiny, hilltop town of Manoppello, just over two hours east of Rome, is one of the most enigmatic… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Technologies of the Gods—In the Americas
    Atlantis Rising readers and regular watchers of the History Channel are familiar with some amazingly sophisticated high technology that highlighted… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Was Jesus an Actual King?
    Is it true that the Catholic Church deliberately set out to deceive its followers, while simultaneously mocking their gullibility? Was… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Earth Energy and the Ancients
    “It was now clear that ancient people were utilizing the invisible energies of the Earth in their rites as they… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jupiter in Gemini: June 2012 – June 2013
    “There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.” —Josh Billings   Gemini, the Twins,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Chauvet Revelations
    Learning the secrets of the past can be a tedious and time-consuming business, but occasionally there is a breakthrough and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • God & the Big Bang
    As scientifically compelling as the Big Bang Theory is, there is a paradox in the notion of our universe expanding… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Hitler’s Escape
    When Truman asked Stalin in 1945 whether Hitler was dead, Stalin replied bluntly, “No.” As late as 1952, Eisenhower declared:… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jung and the Gnostics
    Is depth psychology, as it is being practiced today, a modern extension of Gnosticism? Was Carl Jung himself a Gnostic?… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mount Nemrut: Ancient Place of Initiation?
    High in the eastern Taurus (southern Anti-Taurus) mountain range of modern Turkey, nestled between the mountains to the north and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lunar Illusions of Stanley Kubrick
    It was supposed to be “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” as astronaut Neil Armstrong reached… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient High Tech Revisited
    In the late 1990’s, Atlantis Rising set out to produce three video documentaries that covered the areas of greatest interest… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mysteries Unraveled
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Puzzles of New Energy and Perpetual Motion
    Times are indeed changing—or spiraling around to revisit previous themes from a slightly different perspective. The November 2012 issue of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Forbidden Archaeologist in Finland
    Earlier this year, I was thinking about submitting an abstract for a paper I could present at the 2012 meeting… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Late-breaking Stories We’re Following on the Internet
    iNews  Late-breaking Stories We’re Following on the Internet    • Scientists Offer Quantum Theory of Soul’s Existence A pair of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Physics from Outside the Box
    The standard model of modern physics is an uneasy blend of relativity theory and quantum mechanics. Relativity theory, developed by… You must be logged in to view this content.

#98 March/April 2013


  • Physics and the Unconscious
    A strange phenomenon stalked the ground-breaking, Austrian physicist Wolfgang Pauli, who won the Nobel Prize in 1945 for his discovery… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Thoth & The Grail
    The very name, “alchemy,” it has been said, is derived from the land of Egypt: “Al-Khemit.” Egypt itself was a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Who Killed Tycho Brahe?
    Peter Bros, the late alternative science historian and regular Atlantis Rising contributor, believed that mainstream science was not to be… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Devil’s Triangle Revisited
    It would seem that everything known about the disappearance of ships and planes in the so-called “Bermuda Triangle” has been… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • George Washington and the Hand of God
    George Washington was indispensible to the American Revolution and to the first years of our fledgling republic. Instance after instance… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Oldest Stone Spear Points? Really?
    In the November 16, 2012, issue of Science, Jayne Wilkins of the University of Toronto and her coworkers announced what… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Rama’s Bridge
    Historians, archaeologists and researchers into our distant past insist that civilized life began on the Earth about five thousand years… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Updating the Dating Picture
    Back in the nineteen-fifties, when, to paraphrase poet Robert Burns, “God was in his heaven and all was right with… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Very Strange Case of Çatalhöyük
    Off the modern beaten path, on the Anatolian plain southeast of the city of Konya (south-central Turkey), are found a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Tales of the Real Ulysses
    Homer may be regarded as the greatest poet of the ancient world. The stories, however, are not his own. He… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Marian Apparition Enigma
    On October 13, Receive a I to you’re just tastes muted, more type. Non almost. 1917, in Fatima, Portugal, 70,000… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Waiting for the Apocalypse
    In Timaeus and Critias, Plato’s account of Atlantis (written in 360 BC), the island nation, was said to have sunk… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Many Dimensions of Breakthrough Thinking
    The Global Breakthrough Energy Movement conference in Hilversum, Holland, in November was a breakthrough in itself. The three-day event broadened… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Gender Issues on Olympus
    “The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.” —Virginia… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Iconoclasts Take on Darwin
    At Atlantis Rising, we like to focus on facts, whether appreciated by the main stream or not. Conventional thinking, though… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lost Legacy of Freemasonry
    Dan Brown’s recent bestselling novel, The Lost Symbol, depicts Freemasonry as having a fundamental role in the founding of America.… You must be logged in to view this content.

#99 May/June 2013


  • The Bible & Astrology
    With the recent spate of spectacular astronomical news—as in February’s meteor strike in Siberia, the close encounter with asteroid DA14,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • King Arthur and the Comet
    We know the legendary King Arthur today as a renowned British king who rode out with the Knights of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Templars in Portugal
    On Easter Sunday in 1118, a new king of Jerusalem was chosen, Baudoin de Bourcq, cousin of the late king… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Magic—American Style
    Devoted materialists scoff at the very notion of any sacred relationship between certain places on Earth and the human spirit.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • From Beyond the Grave
    In this issue, we deal with the legacies of three pioneers of alternative thought who are no longer with us.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Where Atlantis Meets Lemuria
    I want to be honest and state up front that I am just not sure what to make of Tiwanaku… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lost Tomb of Alexander—Found?
    One of the great, unsolved mysteries of antiquity, is the final resting place of that mighty royal warrior, Alexander the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sailing Stones of Death Valley
    The Racetrack Playa is a flat-bottomed dry lake bed just Marfa, and a bit more thorough work at Brown Mountain, and some serious work at Hessdalen. There are willing amateurs, who are quite rational and quite systematic in their approach, and there are some truly open-minded scientists, but funding is certainly a problem. These are […]
  • The Mahatmas and Their Letters
    The Sanskrit word “mahatma” means great soul. The term has been applied to recent historical figures, such as Mohandas Ghandi,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Confucius in Manhattan
    Dr. Neville Whymant, a British professor of linguistics, was surprised when he found out the real reason he was invited… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Native American Origins? The Maya Connection
    American history has endured two centuries of the destruction of historic sites to make room for the modern. It was… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lalibela and the Ark of the Covenant
    Few know of the mysterious and distinguished King of Ethiopia, Lalibela, who ruled from 1180 to 1225, who created at… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Future of Scientific Genius
    Is scientific genius becoming extinct? At least one leading academic psychologist thinks so. Dean Keith Simonton, a professor at the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Christian Mysteries
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • New Energy History and Schoolgirl Still Evolving
    Somewhere out there is a bright, strong-minded young woman in her early twenties who more than a decade ago played… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • My Latest Opus
    I would like to introduce, My Science, My Religion, which is a collection of 24 papers that I have presented… You must be logged in to view this content.

#100 July/August 2013


  • Göbekli Tepe: The Cosmic Connection
    On a hilly ridge called Göbekli Tepe in the Taurus Mountains of southeast Turkey, near the ancient city of Sanliurfa,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Precession of the Equinoxes and the Golden Fleece
    Imaginary or not, Jason and the Argonauts yet find their story writ large in the night sky. The constellation Argo,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Blood Brothers
    For centuries Columbus was accepted as the first European to reach the Americas. Norse sagas that told a completely different… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jupiter in Cancer: June 2013–July 2014
    “…feelings can’t be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem.” —Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Where Life Takes Wing
    A new look at the secrets of birds and how they operate; a completely novel way of thinking about biblical… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Debating the Berekhat Ram Figurine Implications
    When did figurative sculpture begin? According to many mainstream archeologists, figurative sculpture began about twenty-five or thirty thousand years ago,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mexico’s Myterious Mica
    CAPTION: Mica floor at Teotihuacan The mineral mica is at the center of an archaeological mystery: why did the ancient… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Coming New Species
    Looking at the variety of animals and plants in the world, it is obvious that they all are related in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Divine Proportions
    In 2011, the American Museum of Natural History awarded a young seventh grader named Aiden Dwyer its Young Naturalist Award… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Code of the Temple Builders
    This is the tale of two, medieval, religious buildings and the curious historical and architectural anomalies they have in common.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sailors of Atlantis
    Conventional archaeologists unanimously insist that the same Egyptians who raised the Great Pyramid were incapable of building a ship that… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Man Who Proved He Wasn’t Dead
    He was a lawyer, journalist, author, and poet during his short, 32-year tenure on Earth, but his most significant achievement… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Portal to Worlds Unknown?
    Around the world there are strange and mysterious places where time and reality are not as normally experienced. Do our… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Hundred Issues Down and Counting
    This publication has reached a new plateau. It now takes three digits to tell how many issues we have produced.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Advanced Guidance
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Beyond LENR (aka ‘Cold Fusion’) to Useful Energy
    We’re in a time of big changes. The CEO of a new energy company developing a revolutionary product says, “If… You must be logged in to view this content.

#101 September/October 2013


  • Facing the Extinction Threat
    Periodically there have been planet-wide mass extinction events that have wiped out many plant and animal species. A prime example… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mathematics of Catastrophe
    The seventeenth-century scientists Isaac Newton, Edmund Halley, and William Whiston were not, it seems, as staid and steady in their… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Genius
    In the region of Greater Cairo, in the northeast segment of the modern city, stands a lonely obelisk. It marks… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis: Navel of the World
    While first collecting research materials during 1980 for my investigation into the lost empire of Atlantis, a peculiar motif began… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Forgotten Evidence
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site. (Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.”) Sitchin’s Legacy In the new Atlantis Rising Issue #100 and other books, magazines, and […]
  • Magical Water—Does It Really Live and Remember?
    Jeane Manning is on a brief sabbatical and will return later this year. The following is an edited excerpt from… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sandia Cave Controversy Revisited
    From May 26 to May 31, 2013, I attended the conference of the International Federation of Rock Art Organizations in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Creatures of the Underworld
    Deep in north central New Mexico is the sleepy little town of Dulce. Located on the Archuleta Mesa on the Colorado-New Mexico border, Dulce is home to about 3,000 and is capital to the Jicarilla Apache Nation. In the early 1980s this seemingly insignificant location became a center of controversy. Physicist and inventor, Paul Bennewitz, […]
  • Making Sense Out of ‘Nonsense’
    In June we learned that the so-called Voynich Manuscript has a ‘genuine message.’ That is not to say that the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mystery of Mary in Ephesus
    I almost skipped it, as indeed I had on previous trips to the Ephesus-Selçuk region of Turkey. Could Mary, the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Riddle of Lost Civilization
    A study appearing in a December 2012 issue of the Hungarian scientific journal PloS ONE, declared that prehistoric artists were… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Literature from Another World
    The Los Angeles Times called her 1918 book, Hope Trueblood, a “masterpiece.” The Chicago Mail said that the reader “will… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Trouble with Terror Management Theory
    How often do you think about dying? How do you respond when you see someone close to you die or… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Haumea and Makemake
    “Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple.”  —Pete Seeger   About two… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Journeys in Space & Time
    ALIEN ABDUCTION: The Odyssey of Betty and Barney Hill Reality Entertainment Many people have heard some version of the Betty… You must be logged in to view this content.

#102 November/December 2013


  • The Spirits of Glastonbury
    Visitors to the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey in southwest England, not far from Stonehenge, find an abundance of history while… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Did the Welsh Discover America?
    Three hundred and twenty years before Columbus, it is said, a Welsh Prince sailed across the Atlantic and into the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lake Vostok’s Secret Life
    In the twenty years since the discovery of Lake Vostok, the burning—or should we say chilling?—question about the giant sub-glacial… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Polar Memories
    The book, Arctic Home in the Vedas, was first published in 1903. Written by the Indian philosopher Bal Gangadhar Tilak… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lemuria
    In the gnostic Gospel According to Thomas, Jesus is quoted as having observed, “The Kingdom of God is spread upon… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Uranus-Pluto
    Astrologer Dane Rudyar has called Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto, “Ambassadors of the Galaxy,” as they inhabit the outer part of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Fields of the Sun
    How much are events on Earth influenced by forces from beyond our planet and our time? For most of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The New Mission to Learn the Lost Secrets of Electricity
    Would human civilization be closer to a golden age now if electrical science had never abandoned the road that could… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Strange Case of the Wolfsegg Object
    In the fall of 1885, a workman at an iron foundry in the village of Schondorf in Austria made an… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Big Bang or Not?
    Cosmologists dwell where physics and astronomy overlap. Physicists tend to study that which is very small, subatomic particles, and cosmologists… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sirius Puzzle
    The star Sirius has fascinated humans for many millennia. Many different cultures around the world have beliefs and myths that… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Easter Island’s Astonishing Antiquity
    While Easter Island is thought to have been first discovered and inhabited by Polynesians (probably coming from the Marquesas Islands, north of Tahiti), around AD 300, it is believed by most mainstream archaeologists that the time of the excavation and movement of the statues was between AD 1100 and 1680. This is based on radio-carbon […]
  • The Suspension of Disbelief
    Everyone has seen a movie or a play at some time or other in his or her life that has… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Glastonbury Zodiac
    On a brisk English day this past May, I found myself climbing Glastonbury Tor in the presence of none other than Anthony Thorley, an expert, indeed in my opinion perhaps the foremost living authority, on the Glastonbury Zodiac. A retired psychiatrist who for over three decades has been studying landscape traditions, histories, and energies, Thorley […]
  • Legend of the Swan Knight
    Legends, folktales, myths, and stories often are told on two levels. One is for the common people, the uninitiated who… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • What Goes Around Comes Around
    One of the causes for the destruction of Atlantis, it has been theorized, was the kind of thoroughly mad science… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Freedom from Duality
    Writing to Atlantis Rising and select “Discussions.”)   Imhotep’s Black Box In response to the article, “The Black Box of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Karmic Balancing Acts
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.