Archives – 2018


#127 January/February 2018


  • Pole Shift and the Pyramids
    In the early 1960s, American astronomer, Dr. Virginia Trimble, made an interesting observation about the Great Pyramid of Giza, calculating… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The WOW! Signal Reconsidered
    Do extraterrestrial (ET) intelligent aliens really exist “out there”? The serious Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) has been ongoing for… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Thinking Universe
    Who are we? And why are we here? Despite their apparent simplicity, these are perhaps the most important and challenging… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Roughness of Creation
    While many of the mysteries of alternative science, which fascinate many of us, have gone unrecognized by orthodox science, a few have broken through into mainstream consciousness, where they provide a continuing source of confusion and irritation to the more conventionally minded among us. Here are two recent productions from PBS’s NOVA series that make […]
  • Reclaiming the Lost Secrets of a Goddess
    In Atlantis Rising #124 (July/August, 2017), author Steven Sora made the point that the ‘myth’ of Hercules was probably based… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Immortal Potentials
    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.
  • Battery Breakthrough Means Cars of the Future Will Be Electric
    A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Miocene Footprints from Crete
    Ichnofossils, or trace fossils, are fossils other than the remains of the actual organism (such as bones). Ichnofossils, also called… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Global Weirding
    Here in Georgia the lights went out on September 11th when Hurricane Irma came roaring through. Not only were they… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Sasquatch
    Of all the so-called myths in the world—unicorns, mermaids, trolls, dragons, et al.—Sasquatch is the most persistent. The subject matter… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis the Religious
    Atlantis Rising readers have learned much over the last twenty-three years about the geological fate and checkered history of the sunken civilization from which our magazine derives its name. But no less significant were less-appreciated religious convictions that, it is said, characterized the lost kingdom, because they not only survived its destruction but also were […]
  • In Search of Tarshish
    A kingdom once existed in Western Europe that has been described as semi-legendary and even mythical. Several historians make reference… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Egyptian Mysteries & Turin’s Golden Rule
    An obscure Egyptian artifact in the Egyptian museum of Turin Italy provides remarkable evidence that the builders of the Great… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Very Long Journey of Omm Sety
    Could a twentieth century Englishwoman be the reincarnation of a priestess from 1000 BC? How could an untutored elderly woman… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A ‘Heretic’s’ Complaint
    In recent decades we have seen the emergence of a very militant and vociferous group of people, many of them… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Keeping Time
    “The only reason for time is so everything doesn’t happen at once.” —Albert Einstein   Before clocks and calendars, the turning of Earth and cycles of the Sun, Moon, and stars were how humans tracked time. A day is one rotation of Earth, and one cycle of the phases of the Moon gave us the […]

#128 March/April 2018


  • The Bird King
    Akhenaten is remembered today as Egypt’s “heretic Pharaoh.” He lived from 1373–1337 BCE and was probably the uncle of Tutankhamun… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sound of Healing
    Ancient knowledge of the healing power of sound is being enhanced by modern research—around the world. People are, in increasing… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Saturn in Capricorn
    “Those at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there.” —Unknown   Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mystery of Lost Tribes
    The revelation of long-lost knowledge can take many forms—historical, scientific, religious, and sociological, etc. This issue’s collection of DVDs will,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Big Void
    During the first week of November 2017, an announcement made headlines around the world—a previously unknown major “void” (a hollow… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Pre-Columbian ETs in South America?
    Although accounts of human victims snatched by kidnappers from other worlds are dismissed as frauds or fantasies by most academics,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Cosmic Origins of Life
    In all past ages people have suffered from wrong ideas about the nature of the world, often mistaking speculation for… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Untangling the Threads of Human Ancestry
    In its present state of deep amnesia, the human race must struggle to answer such basic questions as: Who are… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Our Hero Fighting On
    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.
  • Is Mars as Dry as It Seems?
    When searching for life, scientists first look for an elemental key to sustaining it: fresh water. Although today’s Martian surface… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Sutton Hoo
    On Thursday, November 2, 2017, I arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport, traveled by Underground to the Baker Street station, and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Ancient Wheel-Rut Enigma
    SIDEBAR: A Russian Geologist Is Defying the Conventional Dating Dogma A story in the Alternative News section of Atlantis Rising #124 chronicled how anomalous tire and tread tracks of what could be ancient machines—found mostly in Turkey and Spain, but other places as well—are providing a major archaeological mystery. Now a respected Russian geologist says […]
  • The Tower of Babel Question
    One of the earliest Bible stories is that of the Tower of Babel. In Genesis 11 we read, “And the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Rising Above Materialism
    According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia of the Internet, levitation is a process by which an object is held aloft,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Long-Lost Worlds Beneath Our Feet
    For ages, people have populated the blank spaces on the map with strange creatures and stranger people, imagining lost cities and fabulous beasts. As the world was largely explored, people continued to imagine strange realms underground or beneath the sea. Now our imaginings have largely been moved off planet, yet much of the sea is […]
  • Temples of the Stone Age
    The distant period from 23,000 to 12,000 years ago, during what is today called the Paleolithic Era, saw the development of modern humanity’s immediate ancestors, the Cro-Magnons, into a sophisticated prehistoric culture. This was also the Age of the Cavern Temple, epitomized in the magnificent wall paintings represented by the cave art found at such […]

#129 May/June 2018


  • When the Spirits Write
    When my brother-in-law told me that his mother, Hazel, had penned part of a mysterious novel, I was naturally curious.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Temple of the Stars
    “Those at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there.” —Unknown   Around 12,900 years ago, at the end of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mysteries of the Universe
    TUNGUSKA COMPLEXITY Farsight Institute The Tunguska event is the largest impact event on Earth in recorded history. Studies have yielded… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • iNews:
    Fossilized Alien Tracks Found On Mars A respected astro-biologist who has published authoritative studies and books on Mars thinks he… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Magical Forest
    In an era dominated by scientific innovation based on an exploration of Nature, we see, from time to time, the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • What Could the Moon Be Hiding from Us?
    To say that Earth’s moon is ‘strange’ is an understatement. In fact, the more we learn about our glowing satellite,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • John Anthony West • 1932–2018
    I had been expecting the news for a year, while also holding out hope that he would somehow miraculously recover—but… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Glacial Melting Revelations
    While many of us may be alarmed by the shrinking effects of rising global temperatures on Arctic conditions at both… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Struggle to Recover Lost Knowledge
    When this writer and a few friends launched Atlantis Rising Magazine in 1994, we wanted to do something about what… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Webs: Untangled & Knot
    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.
  • Reply to Critic from India
    In the Indian magazine Swarajya (December 2017), author Aaravindan Neelakandan politely criticizes me for supporting the accounts of extreme human… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Crystal Connection
    Earth’s magnetic field is powered by ‘quartz’ crystals at its core. That is the conclusion of researchers at the Earth… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Songs of Stones
    Plato proposed a World Soul that took the form of a musical octave—having been given that form by the Demiurge,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis Beneath the Java Sea?
    A verdant land of mountains, abundant wildlife, including elephants, and rich mineral resources. A volatile land prone to violent geological… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Megaliths of Calabria
    Historians have a tendency to ignore modern discoveries, which makes it easier to understand how recent discoveries, of Stonehenge-like structures… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • William Blake’s Atlantis
    Those of us who know anything at all about the great English romantic poet/engraver/painter William Blake (1757–1827) usually only know… You must be logged in to view this content.

#130 July/August 2018


  • The Riddles of Time
    Until a few decades ago, mainstream archaeologists, physical anthropologists, and paleontologists believed, on the basis of little more than guesswork,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lady Liberty & Indigenous Mother Wisdom
    Where are your women?” That’s what our Native American leaders asked the European settlers as they gathered around the council fires trying to negotiate peace terms. “How can we possibly talk to you about peace if your women aren’t here?” This profound question sums up the enormity of the culture clash between the hierarchical patriarchy […]
  • “Impossible” Material Ushers in the Graphene Age
    The science establishment often doesn’t recognize a scientific revolution when it first appears. Science journals rejected the first papers that… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Socrates & His Inner Voice
    Socrates (circa 470/469–399 BCE) is often regarded as one of the greatest philosophers the world has ever known. His trial… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Many Equations of Light
    Humanity’s greatest need, it has been argued, is for more light. The producers of the following programs have their torches… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • iNews: Late-Breaking Stories
    Fossilized Alien Tracks Found On Mars A respected astro-biologist who has published authoritative studies and books on Mars thinks he… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Einstein’s “Spooky Action” Goes “Bigtime”
    The elusive quantum mechanical phenomenon of entanglement has now been made a reality in objects almost macroscopic in size. Perhaps… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Pushing Back Against Tech Tyranny
    Technology always has consequences, remarked Kirkpatrick Sale in Rebels Against the Future (1995, pp. 200, 273) where he takes on… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Prosecution Doesn’t Rest
    In 1765 the British consul to Algiers, Nathaniel Davison, discovered a hidden chamber directly above the King’s Chamber of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Searching for Antilia & Hyperborea
    The long-debated ancient civilizations of Atlantis and Lemuria are world-renowned. Far less so are their fellow high cultures, Antilia and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Life-Sustaining Resources from Dead Space Rocks?
    Worrying about the long-term sustainability of human civilization on Earth has, itself, become a growth industry. Not only environmentalists but… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Patterns from the Past
    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.
  • The ‘Silurian Hypothesis’ Reconsidered
    In 1970, on an episode of the British science-fiction television series Doctor Who, scientists operating an experimental nuclear reactor wake… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Portals to the Multiverse?
    In April of 2017, the Royal Astronomical Society published a research study from Durham University, led by Ruari Mackenzie and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A. Conan Doyle & the Fairies
    Arthur Conan Doyle is known mostly for being the author of the detective fiction and adventures of Sherlock Holmes. With… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Where Be Dragons?
    There are universal beliefs shared around the globe of significant events. One is the Flood story; another is of a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Responding to a Critic in Russia
    In a recent YouTube video (https://m.youtube.com/watch?list=PLat-xnvKxIeL_ 9yKl8ytQ8tp6r5gmwUKZ&v=mZ4a84K-3r4), Alexander Sokolov, a Russian science writer, made some negative comments about my book… You must be logged in to view this content.

#131 September/October 2018


  • 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.
  • The Teotihuacan Revelations
    I raced up the stone steps, higher and higher. Perhaps I should have slowed down and imbued my mind with… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • More Secrets of Tiwanaku
    Could the intact body of a prediluvian king have been discovered in an underground room beneath the ancient and sacred… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is Time Speeding Up?
    Over the centuries there has been much speculation on the nature of change, scientists even polarizing into uniformitarians versus catastrophists… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Star Maps
    “The universe begins to look more like a great thought than a machine.” —Sir James Jeans   In 2011 a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Possibilities—Inside Out
    The familiar dichotomy of ‘mind’ and ‘matter’ may seem to cover just about anything we can talk about, but as… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Brownsville Skull: Case Not Closed
    I discussed the Brownwood Skull in this column in Atlantis Rising #88 (July/August 2011). The partial skull and some other… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Chariots of the Sun
    The temple of Solomon was meant to be dedicated to Yahweh, the Jewish god, alone, yet many Bible verses speak… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Where Are the Lost Machines?
    There is good reason to believe that the ancients, perhaps as far back as prehistoric times, had a form of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lost Realms: Following the Mythic Trail
    My article about lost, ancient, civilizations, “Searching for Antilia and Hyperborea,” had just gone to press with Atlantis Rising #130… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Photographing the Invisible
    It is difficult not to laugh or even scoff at the photos of purported mediumship phenomena produced during the latter… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Beyond the Brain
    Does the physical brain produce consciousness and the mind? Are consciousness and mental activity simply epiphenomena of brain activity? In… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets of Tiwanaku
    In December 2017, fellow megalithic researcher J.J. Ainsworth, and I, stayed in Tiwanaku for a few days to thoroughly explore… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Last of the Denisovans
    The date is approximately 45,000 years ago; the location, a mountain pass somewhere in the Altai-Sayan region of southern Siberia.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Men & the Woman Who Put Shakespeare Together
    The mystery of Shakespearean authorship is back in the news. No longer is anyone who questions the authenticity of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Red Pyramid Redux
    British ancient-history writer and information technologist Matt Sibson operates a popular YouTube channel called Ancient Architects. According to his Facebook… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Facts the Experts Missed
    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.
  • Carbon Dating Challenged
    Carbon 14 dating is a key tool archaeologists use to determine the age of plants and objects made with organic… You must be logged in to view this content.

#132 November/December 2018


  • The Case of Cora Scott Richmond?
    Thomas Edison may get all the credit for lighting up the world, but it was a woman—actually, a young girl—who… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Newgrange and the Irish “Passage Tombs”
    Traveling through Ireland (June 2018), I had the opportunity to visit many ancient megalithic structures, including a number of “passage… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sky God’s Quest for Fire
    “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” —Attributed to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Matters of Science
    Anyone who reads this magazine is likely interested in science, whether or not they subscribe to conventional ideas on the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Bread 4,000 Years Before Farming
    At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Freiberg’s Skull-in-Coal Controversy
    In 1842, Karl Moritz Kersten, a German chemist, published a report about a human skull formed from brown coal (Archiv… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Exodus in a New Light
    The Exodus from Egypt is the foundational story of the Jewish people. The image of Moses delivering his people from… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Crop Circle Questions Still Unanswered!
    The crop circle phenomena, like UFOs (which may be connected) simply will not go away. For decades people have reported… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Queen’s “Magician”
    Between 1582 and 1589, two men—Dr. John Dee, a mathematician and scientific adviser to Elizabeth I, and Edward Kelly, an itinerant psychic—claimed that they held regular conversations with angels. These angels explained the true origins of humanity and delivered the original language spoken by mankind before the Fall. This language, along with a mathematically complex […]
  • Philip K. Dick & Reshaping the ‘Matrix’
    Everything we think we know about the world and the universe in which we live, whatever we have been led to believe concerning the course of human history, could very well be completely wrong and misinformed. There is a growing belief that some unseen—unknown—intelligence or force may assist or, perhaps, hamper our daily existence and […]
  • The Priest who Said He Could Time-Travel
    On September 24, 1953, Douglas K. DeVorss, founder of the DeVorss Publishing Co., was shot to death at point-blank range… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Satellite Wars and More…
    If war comes in outer space, will the American military be prepared? Recent news reports have led some experts to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Heat of Battle
    In 1991, I was traveling through Scotland to see for myself some of that ancient nation’s most intriguing mysteries. Foremost… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Einstein & the Quest for an Ether
    The concept of the ether has been a mainstay of occult literature starting in the late nineteenth century. It was… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Parables of the Caves
    In June and July of 2018 (too late for mention in our last issue), as the entire world watched breathlessly,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mysteries—Hot & Cold
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via postal mail to P.O. Box 441, Livingston, Montana 59047 is a good way to make… You must be logged in to view this content.