In 1868, a professor W.F. Lyons published The Hollow Globe which put forth a Symmes-like Hollow Earth hypothesis, but didn’t mention Symmes. Symmes’s son Americus then published The Symmes’ Theory of Concentric Spheres to set the record straight.
Occam’s razor tells us that Hohlwelttheorie is a bad model because there are simpler alternatives that explain the data just as well. But maybe we’re thinking too hard. Isn’t attacking Hohlwelttheorie with such a sophisticated thinking tool like swatting a mosquito with a sledgehammer? If we can reject Hohlwelttheorie with intuition alone, what need have we for the scientific toolkit?
George Papashvily in his Anything Can Happen (1940) claimed the discovery in the Caucasus mountains of a cavern containing human skeletons “with heads as big as bushel baskets” and an ancient tunnel leading to the centre of the Earth. One man entered the tunnel and never returned.
“Can it be that the reason the descending cone does not come over the Pole on that last low pass is because the Polar Area is mysterious in extent, not in the area calculated by the rocket men, and therefore not taken into consideration? Can it be that the nose cone fell to Earth inside that “land of mystery” discovered by Admiral Byrd? Where else could they have gone? If the Earth at the Poles is as given on today’s maps, could four successive “low-level” launchings give the same inexplicable result — unreasonable disappearance?” (LANDS BEYOND THE POLES by Ray Palmer, published by Gray Barker, pp. 13-14. See also DEEP BLACK by William E. Burrows, pp. 105-106.)
Perhaps some of the most bizarre scientific theories ever considered were those concerning the possibility that the Earth was hollow. One of the earliest of these was proposed in 1692 by Edmund Halley.
Their sectarian leanings are only circumstantially evident in the music on this disc—all these years, they must have listened far more to their Deep Purple and Pink Floyd records than the words of their cult leader. The result of this clandestine musical necromancy is full-blown Progressive Rock with solid Psychedelic underpinnings, taking their cues from : Meddle era Pink Floyd, Mark I Deep Purple and early King Crimson. Oh, and Pink And Grey-era Caravan.
An Auroral image taken from space by NASA in 2003 shows the auroral radiation coming up from the south polar opening in this image like dust spinning up from a dust devil. You can view the NASA movie on my cousin’s website here.
Though Symmes himself never wrote a book about his ideas, several authors’ published works discussing his ideas. McBride wrote Symmes’ Theory of Concentric Spheres in 1826. It appears that Reynolds has an article that appeared as a separate booklet in 1827: Remarks of Symmes’ Theory Which Appeared in the American Quarterly Review. In 1868, a professor W.F. Lyons published The Hollow Globe which put forth a Symmes-like Hollow Earth hypothesis, but failed to mention Symmes himself. Symmes’s son Americus then published The Symmes’ Theory of Concentric Spheres in 1878 to set the record straight.
To get to the bottom of things, look to the construction of models – simplified descriptions of reality that explain how variables change over time. A red point that we call Mars moves across the starry firmament. How do we explain this nightly variance? A model is needed. From antiquity to the scientific revolution, humanity’s model of Mars has evolved. To the Ancient Greeks, Mars was the wandering star of Ares, god of war. From this early perspective, in which astronomy and astrology had yet to diverge, Mars was a heavenly wanderer embodying the traits of a warlord deity. This explanation for the planet’s nightly motion, while a start, is less than satisfactory. A robust model is not merely a hand-wavy explanation but a mathematical description that accounts for all variance in the data. Specifically, why does Mars move slower than some planets and faster than others? And why does it occasionally reverse direction, a phenomenon known as retrograde motion, for a few months, only to loop back on itself in the original direction?
Cyrus Teed, a doctor from upstate New York, proposed such a concave Hollow Earth in 1869, calling his scheme “Cellular Cosmogony”. Teed founded a group called the Koreshan Unity based on this notion, which he called Koreshanity. The main colony survives as a preserved Florida state historic site, at Estero, Florida, but all of Teed’s followers have now died. Teed’s followers claimed to have experimentally verified the concavity of the Earth’s curvature, through surveys of the Florida coastline making use of “rectilineator” equipment.
Modern science holds that that the Earth is an unbroken series of layers, crusts, and liquid magma surrounding a dense, hot core made primarily of iron and nickel. But not everyone is convinced. In the 17th century, some of the leading scientific minds of the time came up with a new theory—that the planet is actually hollow. This idea has proved incredibly durable.
On January 14, 2008, NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft flew by the planet Mercury and returned some highly detailed photos of the surface of that planet. Some of the craters photographed show a rebounding peak in the center — an indication that the planet has a dense subsurface from which the meteorite impacts rebound. The spacecraft is also measuring Mercury’s global magnetic field. NASA scientists cannot understand how Mercury has such a large planetary magnetic field. With such a dense planet, it seems just a big lump of rock. But if Mercury, in fact, is really a hollow planet as we claim, then its interior sun could explain the planetary magnetic field that Mercury has. Although Mercury rotates very slowly — only one day rotation for every two revolutions around the sun, it’s interior sun could be rotating at a faster rate than the planetary shell creating the dynamo effect of a magnetic field.
As recorded in these books, Valient Thor told Dr. Stranges that his planet Venus is hollow like our Earth is hollow and that his people live INSIDE Venus. As you will also learn in this video, Valient Thor told Dr. Stranges that all the planets in our solar system including Earth and Venus are hollow, and that people live in their interior worlds. In the 50’s Howard Menger was taken to an alien base on the far side of the moon in a Venusian flying saucer craft, as he described in his book, The High Bridge Incident, The Story Behind the Story, and at that base he met people from all the planets in our solar system.
According to Shaver, the Dero, live there still, using the fantastic machines abandoned by the ancient races to torment those of us living on the surface. As one characteristic of this torment, Shaver described “voices” that purportedly came from no explainable source. Thousands of readers wrote to affirm that they, too, had heard the fiendish voices from inside the Earth.
This Mercator’s map of the arctic appeared first as a vignette in his 1569 world map atlas. The arctic had yet to be explored at the time Mercator created his map and is, therefore, based upon commonly held beliefs about the region. Mercator’s map inspired explorers like the Englishman Martin Frobisher to seek a northwest passage to China.
One of the most famous Hollow Earth theorists, and a true predecessor of Thompson, was a veteran of the 1812 Anglo-American war, John Symmes. In his book Banvard’s Folly, Paul Collins recounts the “theory of concentric spheres and polar voids” that preoccupied the soldier.
I told Marc about the German letter I have on my website written by Karl Unger who made it to Our Hollow Earth as a refugee from World War II. His submarine U-209 captained by Heinrich Brodda were given certain coordinates to see if they could make it to Inner Earth, which they did. Karl Unger then wrote a letter back to his friend Tawani Shoush of the hollow earth society in Houston, Missouri. The letter was delivered through a German colony in the Matto Grosso in Brazil that had a tunnel to the hollow earth, spoken about in the unpublished book by John B. Leith, Genesis for a New Age. The Germans of Germany had contacted the hollow earth people and had requested asylum in case they lost the war. They had discovered that the Lost Tribes of the hollow earth were their cousins. They were told they would be accepted if they would commit to giving up their war-like nature and become a peaceful people. Nevertheless, the hollow earth nation was ready to defend their own country with their flying saucers should they be attacked. And to them, Operation High Jump was an attempt at an invasion of Our Hollow Earth.
Back on land, they decided to climb up on the hill that Admiral Peary had sighted Crocker Land from. They found the place where Peary had left a piece of the American flag with a very brief record, “Peary, June 28, 1906.” MacMillan then records, “We now turned eagerly to an examination of the Polar Sea, Peary stood here in June, 1906, and from this very spot he saw what resembled land lying to the northwest, 120 miles distant. The day was exceptionally clear, not a cloud or trace of mist; if land could be seen, now was our time. Yes, there it was! It could even be seen without a glass, extending from southwest true to north-northeast. Our powerful glasses, however, brought out more clearly the dark background in contrast with the white, the whole resembling hills, valleys, and snow-capped peaks to such a degree that, had we not been out on the frozen sea for 150 miles, we would have staked our lives upon its reality. Our judgment then, as now, is that this was a mirage or loom of the sea ice.” (pgs. 87-88)
Absolute certainty is never the benchmark for a scientific model. To be considered scientific, a model must make a prediction that can be supported by experiment later. To be successful, the experiment must verify this prediction. Only then does a scientist trust the model – but never fully. On this, Popper writes: ‘The game of science is, in principle, without end. He who decides one day that scientific statements do not call for any further test, and that they can be regarded as finally verified, retires from the game.’
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NEQUA or The Problem of the Ages, first serialized in a newspaper printed in Topeka, Kansas in 1900 and considered an early feminist utopian novel, mentions John Cleves Symmes’ theory as an explanation for the hollow Earth they sail into.
In 1846 the discovery of an extinct woolly mammoth frozen in ice in Siberia was used by Marshall Gardner as evidence of a hollow earth. Gardner subscribed to the single-sun-inside-the-earth theory and suggested that the mammoth was so well-preserved because it had died recently. Gardner thought that mammoths and other extinct creatures wandered freely in the interior of the earth. This one had wandered outside by using the hole at the North Pole, then was frozen and carried to Siberia on an ice flow.
Jump up ^ Alien races and Fantastic Civilizations., Serge Hutin, Berkeley Medallion Books, 1975, pp. 109–132 – In the Bowels of the Earth: Refers to the mysterious catacombs beneath Paris, and other underground mysteries which lead inside the Earth.
Through the mid-2000s and into the early 2010s, Cluff was actually a part of a long-gestating expedition known most recently as the North Pole Inner Earth Expedition. Unfortunately after a number of setbacks including backers and members of the team falling victim to calamities ranging from cancer to fatal plane crashes, the expedition was put on hiatus. Had the expedition been successful, the team would have chartered one of the world’s largest ice breaking ships straight to the North Pole, where they would have attempted to contact the denizens of the Hollow Earth through the hole they believed they would find. Cluff believes that the various setbacks to the project are the work of the international banking conspiracy, but is hopeful that they will someday be able to get funding, and a new expedition leader to help continue the project.
In some hollow Earth theories, there is a city or civilisation at the core of the Earth called Agartha (sometimes spelled Agartta, Agharti or Agarttha). This seems to derive from Aryavartha, which to the Hindus is the place of origin of the Vedas. An alternative name for this city is Shamballa (or Shambalah), which is Sanskrit for ‘place of peace’. Chinese, Russian and Kirgiz folklore all have their own names for a similar place. Sometimes, both names are used simultaneously (as in this map), with Agartha designating the whole interior and Shamballa the main city.
Underground civilizations link with the ‘Hollow Earth Theory’. There are supposedly races that exist in subterranean cities beneath planet Earth. Very often, these dwellers of the world beneath are more technologically advanced than we on the surface. Some believe that UFOs are not from other planets, but are manufactured by strange beings in the interior of the Earth.
Maybe Thompson is in hiding. Maybe government forces or evil bankers made him disappear, terrified of the world-changing truths he was about to unleash. Maybe he did journey to Hollow Earth, descend into it with his helicopter backpack and is now prancing joyfully with the mammoths, and the ancient tribes, living in a paradise of pure air, warm climes and abundant food that will sustain him for another 1,657 years.
And what about Thompson? His final posting in his Yahoo Group page had been on January 11 2003. Then, he had vanished. Adherents of Hollow Earth theory, writing in the chat forum, couldn’t help but speculate. “Maybe there is something someone did not want him to find,” said one.
In May, 2007, a baby mammoth was found on the Yamal peninsula of Russia. This peninsula is the closest land to my estimate of the location of the North Polar Opening that leads into inner earth. The Norwegian fisherman, Olaf Jansen, in his book, The Smoky God, claimed that these mammoths live today on the inner continent, and that in winter, some wander near the frozen river mouths and fall into crevasses in the ice and are instantly frozen. Come summer when our outer sun shines through the polar opening, these rivers thaw out and the icebergs are pushed out to sea with their frozen carcasses. These later drift up on the Siberian shores.
In 1869, Cyrus Reed Teed, an herbalist and self-proclaimed alchemist, had a vision of a woman who told him that we are living on the inside of the hollow Earth. For nearly forty years, Teed promoted his idea in pamphlets and speeches. He even founded a cult called the Koreshans (Koresh is the Hebrew equivalent of Cyrus).
10/7/2015. In Donald B. MacMillan’s book, Four Years in the White North he describes his Crocker Land Expedition which had the objective of finding and exploring land that Admiral Peary had sighted from the top of a mountain on the northern shores of the Arctic near Ellesmere Island in Northern Canada. With his dogs, sledges and his Eskimos, MacMillan and Lt. Green made their way out over the ice in the Arctic Ocean northwest of Axel Heiberg Island which is near Ellesmere Island in search of Crocker Land that Admiral Peary had sighted in his expeditions to find the North Pole.
After all his years in contact with the Venusians, Howard Menger also came to the conclusion that the ether of space exists and can be controlled with electrostatic forces, which he used to build a model flying saucer, and later helped a special government and industry sponsored team in Colorado Springs to build a 3 man size flying saucer. In his book, the HIGH BRIDGE INCIDENT – The Story Behind the Story, Howard Menger includes several illustration pages showing that gravity is a push from space and that the ocean tides rise because the moon comes up and shields the inflowing ether into the earth allowing the tides to rise while everywhere else the inflowing ether pushes the surface of the ocean down. The ether of space flows into the Sun, and electromagnetic energy flows out in a continuous cycle. The same happens on earth, but to a lesser extent. As the ether accelerates into the earth it causes a pressure that gives the effect of gravity keeping our feet firmly planted on the surface. The same happens on the inner surface of our hollow earth. Ether flowing into the inner surface keeps the inner earth inhabitant’s feet firmly planted on the inner surface — not floating around in zero gravity as the text books claim. Ether flowing into the sides of the polar openings keep the Arctic ocean surface attached to the sides of the opening, which allowed explorer Olaf Jansen to sail his little fishing boat through leads in the ice through the North Polar Opening in 1829 and Admiral Richard E. Byrd to fly his airplane through the polar opening in 1947 when he visited the people of the hollow earth.
The hollow Earth idea holds that Earth is not a solid sphere but is hollow and has openings at the poles. Furthermore, an advanced civilization, the Agartha, exists within Earth. Their people include advanced spiritual and technological masters who sometimes foray into the atmosphere in their UFOs.
Commander Valient Thor, head of the Council of the Twelve of the hollow interior world of Venus, and commander of a Venusian spaceship 7 miles long and 3 miles tall told Dr. Frank Stranges that all the planets including Earth are hollow and inhabited within.
NASA has discovered strange noctilucent clouds are appearing every summer over the pole down to about latitude 50 degrees. These clouds consist of tiny ice crystals 40 to 100 nanometers wide that reflect blue wave lengths of sunlight and float at the very edge of space 50 miles up. Watch a composite video here. The hole you are seeing in the imagery is not the polar opening. It is a hole in the satellite imagery caused because polar orbiting satellites do not pass directly over the pole because the polar opening is located so close to the pole that if they passed over the polar opening, they would lose gravity holding them in orbit. Most likely the noctilucent clouds originate from the warm moist air coming up out of the polar opening and are pushed to the edge of space where the moisture particles freeze — by the out flowing of air from Inner Earth. Every spring the out flow of air from the polar openings pushes the ozone layer apart at the poles also and increases the size of the atmosphere. The increase in the height of atmosphere above the Antarctic in the Antarctic spring is what Jan Lamprecht theorized in his book, Hollow Planets, caused the Skylab satellite to burn up in the atmosphere. The outflow of warm air from the earth’s interior at the poles are also what causes the mirages of land seen in the arctic. The warm air rises up above the ice creating a layer of warm air that reflects the land beneath. Observers around the Arctic have sighted mirages of land all in the same direction indicating that the polar opening is located at 84.84 N 129 E. What they are seeing is a doubly inverted mirage of land at the inner continent located about halfway through the polar opening.
Yet many arbitrary claims are unfalsifiable. A child’s claim that Santa Claus exists yet cannot be seen by any camera or scientific instrument is just that – unfalsifiable and thus untestable. Intellectually speaking, this is less like wearing a shield and more like wearing a millstone. Santa Claus, like Mars, is just a model – but one that cannot be refuted or retained.
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