Archives – 2017


#121 January/February 2017


  • The Honeymoon Genes
    Are we defined by our genes, or do we define our genes? That’s just one of the many questions, offered… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • “Beam Me Up, Scotty!”
    What if you could behave like the crew on the Starship Enterprise and teleport yourself home or anywhere else in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • At the World Archaeological Congress in Kyoto
    I get my message of extreme human antiquity out in many ways, to many different audiences. For example, in my… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Tales & Shifting Poles
    Far to the south of modern Egypt, at a place called Edfu, there is a temple built for the ancient… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • An Engineer Visits Noah’s Ark
    As I exited Interstate 75 in central Kentucky and drove westward up the small rise toward the Ark Encounter theme… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Searching for the Man Called Noah
    One of the most intriguing clues to the holy tribes of deepest antiquity is their distinctive white hair. Probably the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Very Odd Case of the “Michigan Relics”
    During spring 2015, The Travel Channel’s popular Mysteries at the Museum series dramatized a story about a Michigan resident, James… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Body Art
    Tattooing may be the hottest fashion statement going these days, but it is an ancient practice, and its origin is… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Spaceman Hypothesis
    There is a steadily growing mass of evidence that we human beings here on planet Earth share our Solar System… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Khufu Papyri Unveiled
    On 14 July 2016, my wife Katie and I had the privilege of attending, by special invitation, the opening of the first public exhibition of the “Papyri of King Khufu from Wadi Al-Jarf” at the Egyptian Museum, Tahrir Square, Cairo. None other than Zahi Hawass, the former Minister of Antiquities, has called the Khufu Papyri […]
  • Hamlet’s Mill & the Wheel of Heaven
    For millennia, people have found meaning by watching the night sky as it changed over time, looking for repeating patterns… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • EMP Wars
    Conspiracy theorists on the Internet are very worked up these days over what they believe may have been the first… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Clues to the Great Catastrophe
    The date is September 29, 2014. It is beginning to rain as I cross a sparse, sandy wasteland under threat… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Challenging Einstein
    The story has long been classic: Joe takes off in a rocket to a nearby star. Jeremy, his twin brother,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Fighting the Forces of Evil
    While many of the secular materialists, who dominate Western culture and science these days, applaud the left-leaning policies of Pope… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mysteries of Life
    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.”)   Searching for the Life Force I am in awe of the great Michael […]

#122 March/April 2017


  • The Making of a Revolution
    For those interested in the cataclysmic goings-on in almost all areas of scientific investigation these days—probably most of our readers—here… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Speed of Light Violated?
    Scientists behind a theory that the speed of light is variable—and not constant, as Einstein had suggested—have made a prediction… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Explaining the Knowledge Filter to Indian Youth
    On October 4, 2016, I boarded a British Airways flight from Los Angeles to London’s Heathrow Airport. After a few… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Anunnaki Tales
    In the late 1990s, one of those making waves with new theories about the possible intervention of ancient ETs in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Medjugorje Apparitions
    Apparitions of Mary, the mother of Jesus of Nazareth, are not confined to the past and such long-time Catholic pilgrimage sites as Guadalupe in Mexico, Fatima in Portugal, and Lourdes in France. If the six “visionaries” from the village of Medjugorje in the country now known as Bosnia-Herzegovina (previously part of Yugoslavia) are to be […]
  • The Secret of America's Name—Unsolved Mystery
    We all know in 1492 Columbus sailed across the Atlantic and “discovered” America. Well, actually, Columbus did not believe that he had discovered anything. He believed that he had sailed to Asia. In fact he believed the natives he encountered were Indians (of the Indian subcontinent). Five years later, it would be an agent for […]
  • The Basque/Atlantis Connection
    Although they now live all over the world—with a great many in the Western United States—the known homeland of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Promise of Energy Psychology
    The emergence of Energy Psychology (EP), including methods such as EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), TFT (Thought Field Therapy), PSYCH-K, and Matrix Reimprinting (to name a few) means that, for millions of people suffering from phobias, self-limiting beliefs, and even major emotional and/or physical traumas, expensive and often ineffective traditional therapies can be eschewed in favor […]
  • When Magnetism Is Not Attractive
    Magnetoreception (also magnetoception) is a sense that allows an organism to detect a magnetic field to perceive direction, altitude or… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Love, Death & the Meaning of Life
    Almost 100 years have passed since the complete mathematical formulation of quantum physics. It has been verified by myriad experiments… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Caves of Lascaux
    “The stars we are given. The constellations we make. The stars exist in the cosmos, but constellations are the imaginary lines we draw between them, the reading we give the sky, the stories we tell. —Rebecca Solnit   Lascaux Cave, Grotte de Lascaux, is in the Vezere River valley in the Dordogne region of southwestern […]
  • Mega-Engineering in the Stars?
    Over a thousand years ago, while European civilization stagnated during the Dark Ages, did a race of advanced extraterrestrials in a distant part of our galaxy build a huge energy-capturing mega structure around their sun? This may be the story behind an anomalous star known to astronomers as KIC 8462852 (KIC = Kepler Input Catalog […]
  • Archaeology of the UFO
    During September 1993, I was at the Cairo Museum, studying the life of Thutmose III. As the sixth monarch of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Flying Machines—The Downside
    It is a certainty of this world that we know how airplanes fly. Simple: It is the curvature of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Designing Intelligence in Outer Space?
    In our 74th issue (March/April 2009), Atlantis Rising reported on a mysterious cloud formation observed on Saturn. An immense (15,000-mile… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Paleo Dating Game
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or email is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.

#123 May/June 2017


  • Orthodox Science on Trial
    Are we witnessing the fall of a mighty empire? There is plenty of support for that notion in this group… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lost City of the Arctic
    There is no more desolate or inhabitable location on our planet that found above the Arctic Circle. Ferocious temperatures lashed by blasting windstorms make it a most difficult area for life to get a foothold. This ultimately remote and forbidden polar region would be the last place anyone would expect to discover evidence for an […]
  • Stellar Construction?
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or email is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • What Happened to Our Sun Over 7,000 Years Ago?
    An international team led by researchers at Nagoya University, along with U.S. and Swiss colleagues, has identified a new type… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Beating the Oxford Runaround to the Dawn Stones
    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries many archaeologists and geologists in Europe were investigating crude stone tools they… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Australian Americans?
    Over the last decade, all manner of unexpected archaeological discoveries have led to many experts questioning much of what was assumed to be fact. A large variety of unexpected findings have called into question many elemental assumptions held about the past. These include the discovery of little “hobbits” on Flores Island; Siberian hominids with mtDNA […]
  • Ancient ETs vs. Darwin
    Who are we? How did we come to be upon the earth? It was once accepted as fact in the Western world that we came into being through a series of creative acts that took place over the course of just six days. In this particular narrative God placed the sun, moon, and stars in […]
  • The Immortal Laws of Music
    According to a new study, the music of Mozart and Strauss can lower blood lipid concentrations and the heart rate.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mysterious Gifts of the Saints
    Holy men and women of the Christian Churches often surprise their faithful long after death. Their bodies may remain incorrupt,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Helix of the Ages
    The ancient Hindu sacred texts maintain that time, for human cultures, is divided up into discrete ages or “yugas.” The… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Dance of the Shaman
    As many readers who are familiar with my work surely realize, in many ways I straddle a couple of different… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Earth and the Scheme of Things
    “When we contemplate the whole globe, flying through space with other stars singing and shining, the whole universe appears as… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • What Does Water Remember?
    What if the element that keeps us alive could also perform wonders that few of its protectors know about? What… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Constellation Leo & the Great Sphinx
    It has long been believed (and still is!) by Egyptologists that the ancient Egyptians did not know the zodiac and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Nine Unknown Men
    Pataliputra was a city in ancient India, originally built by Magadha ruler Ajatashatru in 490 BCE as a small fort… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Searching for Insights in Inkblots
    A new book drawing attention is The Inkblots: Herman Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing, by Damon… You must be logged in to view this content.

#124 July/August 2017


  • Evolution: An Enlightened Perspective
    Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind,” said Albert Einstein. Can science, which attributes human origin to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis in Sweden?
    Dominated by the gleaming twin towers of its thirteenth-century Gothic cathedral, Sweden’s ancient university town of Uppsala seems to offer… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sun at Midnight
    Egypt’s conventional timeline dates predynastic Egypt to approximately 8,000 years ago, and what is termed the Old Kingdom dates to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Data of the Creation
    For the intelligent questioner of life’s mysteries, it is not always easy to find answers of a quality corresponding to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Alternative Energy—Then and Now
    In 1994, when Atlantis Rising Magazine first launched, it had been about five years since the sensational announcement by University… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mysterious Heritage
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or email is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Advanced Geometry in SW American Prehistory
    Advanced Geometry in SW American Prehistory   Imagine you are about to plan and construct a building that involves several… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Curious Case of the Ophir Mine Skull
    A few years ago, I received an email letter drawing my attention to the discovery, in the nineteenth century, of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Illusions of Time
    People take time for granted. They don’t pay attention to it until they start looking into it, and then it… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Science Was Wrong
    The history of aerospace technology is loaded with well-connected scientists who resisted change. There were prominent “experts” who thought flight… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Cremation Dilemma
    As recently as 1960, only 3.56% of Americans opted for cremation over burial. But, according to the Cremation Association of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Synchronicity & the Titanic
    Synchronicity is defined as an acausal bond linking two or more apparently unconnected events, combining them into a meaningful coincidence.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Legend of Hercules
    The ‘Pillars of Hercules’ was once the name of the narrow water passage between Europe and Africa. The modern name… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Defying Gravity
    To date, all space missions, manned or unmanned, have been lifted into orbit and beyond with rockets in one form… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lost River of the Vedas
    What is the difference between a yogi in a cave and a caveman? Wisconsin born Sanskrit scholar and internationally renowned… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lines of Nazca and the Solar Factor
    Located in the desert approximately 400 to 450 kilometers southeast of Lima, the lines and geoglyphs are found spread over… You must be logged in to view this content.

#125 September/October 2017


  • Nabta Playa
    “People living more than seven thousand years ago may have possessed technical knowledge in astronomy and physics more advanced than… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Travel to Other Dimensions
    Most people, we think, accept the notion that other dimensions exist. Most, however, don’t seem to think such a thing… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Inside the Sacred Caves of India
    Recently my wife, Katie, and I traveled to India for the first time (April 2017), excited to visit this ancient… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis Rising Special Issue Now in Stores
    As you will notice in this issue, this publication is accelerating. For readers around the world, this means new opportunities… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Science Fact & Fiction
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or email is the best, but not the only, way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising website: go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.”)     Science Was Wrong The thesis advanced in “Science Was Wrong” (AR, #124) is […]
  • Strange Flashes on Earth Detected from Space
    One million miles from Earth, a NASA camera is capturing unexpected flashes of light reflecting off our planet. The homeward-facing instrument on NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, launched in 2015, caught hundreds of these flashes over the span of a year. As keen observers from outside NASA wrote in, questioning the source of […]
  • Cuba's 'Sunken City' Revisited
    In the year 2000, Paulina Zelitsky and her husband Paul Weinzweig, who owned and operated a company in Canada called Advanced Digital Communications (ADC), were doing research for the Cuban government in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico off the western tip of Cuba (the Guanahacabibes Peninsula). They were using sonar to scan the […]
  • The Betz Sphere Mystery
    In the history of paranormal phenomena, the Betz Sphere is without parallel. Even so, Atlantis Rising readers may be unfamiliar… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Menorah: The Akhenaten Connection
    The menorah has long been one of Judaism’s most important symbols, being the emblem on the coat of arms of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Decoding the Giant Legends
    In folklore, even in the Judeo-Christian Bible, there are tales of giants in ancient times, human or near-human beings of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Thought-Form Factor
    In his excellent book, The Holographic Universe, the late American physicist Michael Talbot recorded some fascinating clairvoyant observations. For example,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Immortal Knowledge
    The scholar without peer, tireless researcher, gifted esotericist, occultist and alchemist, R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz, was motivated by a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Gurdjieff Mystique
    George Ivanovich Gurdjieff was born in Alexandropol (modern Gyumri) in Russian-controlled Armenia, almost certainly in 1877, the son of Greek… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Templars in New Mexico?
    In the twenty-first century, we can expect historical discoveries in deserts or jungles, but writer-researcher Louis Serna made a very… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jupiter in Scorpio
    “There are two ways of spreading light, to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.”             — Edith… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jurrasic Soft Tissue
    Who knew? How could we have known that dinosaurs were such saintly beings? St. Bernadette, St. Silvan, stand aside (see… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Gods of the Mayas
    In his forthcoming book Astronaut Gods of the Mayas: Extraterrestrial Technologies in the Temples and Sculptures (Inner Traditions, 2017), best-selling… You must be logged in to view this content.

#126 November/December 2017


  • Past, Present, Future & Beyond
    This publication has always worked to cover ancient mysteries, unexplained anomalies, and future science by reporting on the work of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Astronomers of Skara Brae
    In 1850, a powerful storm hit the Orkney Islands. It literally blew what had been the turf roof off a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Space Travel of the Mind
    Most astronomers of the modern era observe the heavens scrupulously and meticulously calculate its measurements; they believe only in what… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mythic Code
    “And God said, let there be lights in the firmament of heaven to divide the day from the night; and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Eye-Opening Ancient Wisdom
    One of our faithful readers, a frequent letter writer, wants to know if we “believe that the Bible has truths… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Prehistoric Underground
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or email is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Vast Reserves of Water Found on the Moon
    Using satellite data, Brown researchers have for the first time detected widespread water within ancient explosive volcanic deposits on the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Morocco Homo Sapiens—A Small Step Forward?
    Anomalous evidence is evidence that deviates from what is normally expected by the mainstream scientific community. My work involves documenting… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Vindication for Easter Island People
    For a while now, the politically correct rap on ancient Easter Island has been that its people committed environmental suicide.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Revising the Mayan Calendar
    It’s rare to find a model of the cosmos that unites science with ancient mythology. It’s even more remarkable to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Birth of a Templar Nation
    On Easter Sunday 1118, Baudoin de Bourcq was chosen as the new king of Jerusalem. Barely had he gotten used… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient High Technology
    In its September issue, Atlantis Rising’s (#125) reported on a piece of “40K-Year-Old Jewelry” (pg. 14) newly discovered in eastern… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Masonic Singapore?
    The tiny country of Singapore is a twenty-first century economic powerhouse. In recent surveys it has been shown that Singapore… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sphinx Breaks Its Silence
    Over a quarter-century ago John Anthony West and I first formally announced our findings that the Great Sphinx of Egypt… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Trials of the Shroud
    On August 26, 1988, The London Evening Standard carried banner headlines declaring the Shroud of Turin a fake. Radiocarbon testing… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Living for Centuries?
    One of the oddest claims made in the Old Testament concerns the age of the patriarchs, the Biblical figures who lived before the Flood and, for awhile, those who lived after it. Ten are listed before the Flood, including Adam, who supposedly lived to the age of 930. His son Seth reached the age of […]