“Now, I don’t know the answer. All I know is that the greatest number of sightings of UFO’s have been near the north and south poles. Wouldn’t that be fascinating if some of them are coming from down inside? Yes, they are way ahead of us they all testify. Get this book called, THE HOLLOW EARTH. It’s a scientific book this time; gives evidence all over the place that the government purposely quieted down and hushed up that story of Admiral Byrd that I heard both of his international broadcasts as many of you did on international radio hookup when he told about these stories. Believe me, HE WAS NOT OFF HIS ROCKER! I believe with all my heart that they literally did exactly what he said they did!”
We don’t pull out the plant after harvesting its fruits, as you do on the surface. You see, we have one long continual growing season, which is forever – not like on the surface with your seasons. With the seasons, after the plants and vegetables produce their crops, they are discarded and their seeds replanted the next growing season. We don’t do this in the Hollow Earth. We let the plants govern themselves, and reproduce as often as they like, without our interference. Mother Earth herself is the director, and governs their growth cycle.
Once again Byrd named Floyd Bennett as his chief pilot, with Bernt Balchen, Bert Acosta, and Lieutenant George Noville as other crewmembers. During a practice takeoff with Tony Fokker at the controls and Bennett in the co-pilot seat, the Fokker Trimotor airplane, America, crashed, severely injuring Bennett and slightly injuring Byrd. As the plane was being repaired, Charles Lindbergh won the prize by completing his historic flight on May 21, 1927. (Coincidentally, in 1925, Army Air Service Reserve Corps Lieutenant Lindbergh had applied to serve as a pilot on Byrd’s North Pole expedition, but apparently his bid came too late.)
But, to be honest with you … I don’t believe there will be any takes. I believe I have proven my case. On the cover of the original propertied diary is the question: “Is This “The Missing Secret Diary of Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd?” I say NO!
For several days we sailed along the rocky coast of Franz Josef Land. Finally, a favoring wind came up that enabled us to make the West Coast, and, after sailing twenty-four hours, we came to a beautiful inlet.
Then they followed the road characterized by creeks with cold water that passed trough the cavern and fell into a void, larger than the previous ones, where lied some brilliant stuff with the same shape of bee hives, about 10 meters of diameter, placed above a seedling, like a tree´s log, at a height imprecise by the memory of the last Macuxies who live remembering that, still with fear of retaliation from “the Big Men”
Labeled as ‘fringe ideas’ by most level-headed people, this study included an in-depth look into such areas as the Alien/UFO phenomenon, government conspiracy theories, New Age thought and other related topics. In undertaking this study, like most people, I was partially motivated by my own curiosity, as well as by a personal desire to expand my understanding of such matters so that I could write about them in a more knowledgeable fashion.
De Camp and Ley have claimed (in their Lands Beyond) that Leonhard Euler also proposed a hollow-Earth idea, getting rid of multiple shells and postulating an interior sun 1,000 km (620 mi) across to provide light to advanced inner-Earth civilizations but they provide no references; indeed, Euler did not propose a hollow-Earth, but there is a slightly related thought experiment.
They are flightless birds, but excellent swimmers and tremendous in size, with white breast, short wings, black head, and long peaked bills. They stand fully nine feet high. They looked at us with little surprise, and presently waddled, rather than walked, toward the water, and swam away in a northerly direction.
The interior density using the Newtonian mass of the earth requires than the interior of the shell would have a density of 2 * 11.19 – 2.7 = 19.68, which is denser than gold (19.3). Platinum is 21.4, so an inner shell density of 19.68 is not beyond the realm of possibility. In fact, if the earth is hollow as we maintain, the inner shell would necessarily need to be of a greater density to give the hollow planet enough strength to keep its hollow shape.
But this dull-red, false sun, as we supposed it to be, did not pass away for several hours; and while we were unconscious of its emitting any rays of light, still there was no time thereafter when we could not sweep the horizon in front and locate the illumination of the so-called false sun, during a period of at least twelve hours out of every twenty-four.
Accepting that the conflicting data in the typed report’s flight times indeed require both northward and southward ground speeds greater than the flight’s eighty-five mph airspeed, a Byrd defender posits a westerly-moving anti-cyclone that tailwind-boosted Byrd’s ground speed on both outward and inward legs, allowing the distance claimed to be covered in the time claimed (the theory is based on rejecting handwritten sextant data in favor of typewritten alleged dead-reckoning data). This suggestion has been challenged by Dennis Rawlins who adds that the sextant data in the long unavailable original official typewritten report are all expressed to 1″, a precision not possible on Navy sextants of 1926 and not the precision of the sextant data in Byrd’s diary for 1925 or the 1926 flight, which was normal (half or quarter of a minute of arc).
Halley did have scientific grounds for his rather bizarre thought-construct. It tried to explain why compass readings could be so anomalous: each of the inner spheres had their own magnetic poles and rotated at differing speeds. To compound his error, Halley proposed that the inner spheres might be inhabited and that the inner atmosphere was made up of luminous gases that, when escaping outward, cause the Aurora borealis.
Yet many believe in the possibility, partly thanks to the diary of Admiral Richard E. Byrd. Byrd’s alleged written testimony has bolstered Hollow Earth theory in recent decades, and lent some credibility to the concept. But is Byrd’s story true?
Photographic expeditions and geological surveys were undertaken for the duration of that summer, and constant radio communications were maintained with the outside world. After their first winter, their expeditions were resumed, and on November 28, 1929, the first flight to the South Pole and back was launched. Byrd, along with pilot Bernt Balchen, co-pilot/radioman Harold June, and photographer Ashley McKinley, flew the Ford Trimotor to the South Pole and back in 18 hours, 41 minutes. They had difficulty gaining enough altitude, and they had to dump empty gas tanks, as well as their emergency supplies, in order to achieve the altitude of the Polar Plateau, but they were ultimately successful.
In 1869, the Baptist fundamentalist Cyrus Reed Teed reported his divine revelation that the Earth was hollow. At first glance, nothing novel. Jules Verne had explored a similar concept five years prior in his science-fiction adventure Journey to the Centre of the Earth. But while Verne imagined a subterranean cavern of fantastic creatures, Teed declared in earnest that we were literally living inside the sphere. In this strange cosmology, the Sun, planets, stars and galaxies all occupy the Earth’s interior. The Earth’s crust is an infinitely thick layer of rock encasing the entire Universe.
Edmund Halley (1656 – 1742), the English scientist who studied the comet that bears his name, may have been the first to develop a scientific hypothesis about the Hollow Earth. After a series of observations of the Earth’s magnetic field, Halley concluded that the anomalies observed could only be explained if the Earth was composed of two spheres: an external solid one and an internal hollow one, each with its own magnetic axis.
“My gigantic friend brought me home to his family and I was completely dismayed to see the huge size of all the objects in his home. The dinner table was colossal. A plate was put before me and filled with a portion of food so big it would have fed me abundantly an entire week. The Giant offered me a cluster of grapes and each grape was as big as one of our peaches. I tasted one and found it far sweeter than any I had ever tasted outside. In the interior of the Earth all the fruits and vegetables taste far better and more flavorsome than those we have on the outer surface of the Earth.
When it comes to Admiral Byrd’s diary we can assume one of several things is true: Maybe Byrd made up the story to gain fame. However, given the amazing feats he was really accomplishing, this seems unlikely.
Then I begin to see my surroundings. What greeted my eyes is the most beautiful sight of my entire existence. It is in fact too beautiful and wondrous to describe. It is exquisite and delicate. I do not think there exists a human term that can describe it in any detail with justice!
Jeremiah Reynolds also delivered lectures on the “Hollow Earth” and argued for an expedition. Reynolds went on an expedition to Antarctica himself but missed joining the Great U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838–1842, even though that venture was a result of his agitation.
In our travels we came to a forest of gigantic trees, near the city of Delfi. Had the Bible said there were trees towering over three hundred feet in height, and more than thirty feet in diameter, growing in the Garden of Eden, the Ingersolls, the Tom Paines and Voltaires would doubtless have pronounced the statement a myth. Yet this is the description of the California sequoia gigantea; but these California giants pale into insignificance when compared with the forest Goliaths found in the “within” continent, where abound mighty trees from eight hundred to one thousand feet in height, and from one hundred to one hundred and twenty feet in diameter; countless in numbers and forming forests extending hundreds of miles back from the sea.
“We heard much of a city called “Eden,” but were kept at “Jehu” for an entire year. By the end of that time we had learned to speak fairly well the language of this strange race of people. Our instructors, Jules Galdea and his wife, exhibited a patience that was truly commendable.
In mid-winter on January 18, 1894 at 79° 18′ N Latitude, 137° 31′ E Longitude, explorer Fridtjof Nansen discovered that a north wind (a wind that blows out of the north) raised the temperature, while a south wind lowered the temperature. At that time, Nansen was south of our estimated location of the polar opening at 84.84 N 129 E. By February 21, 1896, their ship the Fram, which they had embedded in the ice, had drifted around the polar opening when again a wind from the southeast, towards the location of the polar opening, raised the temperature 18 degrees.
I now make my final entry in this singular diary. In closing, I must state that I have faithfully kept this matter secret as directed all these years. It has been completely against my values of moral right. Now, I seem to sense the long night coming on and this secret will not die with me, but as all truth shall, it will triumph and so it shall.
After many narrow escapes, we arrived at Spitzbergen on the 23rd of June, and anchored at Wijade Bay for a short time, where we were quite successful in our catches. We then lifted anchor and sailed through the Hinlopen Strait, and coasted along the North-East-Land.
In 1928, Byrd began his first expedition to the Antarctic involving two ships and three airplanes: Byrd’s Flagship was the City of New York (a Norwegian sealing ship previously named Samson that had come into fame as a ship some claimed was in the vicinity of the RMS Titanic when the latter was sinking); a Ford Trimotor called the Floyd Bennett (named after the recently deceased pilot of Byrd’s previous expeditions) flown by Dean Smith; a Fairchild FC-2W2, NX8006, built 1928, named “Stars And Stripes” (now displayed at the Virginia Aviation Museum, on loan from the National Air and Space Museum); and a Fokker Universal monoplane called the Virginia (Byrd’s birth state). A base camp named “Little America” was constructed on the Ross Ice Shelf and scientific expeditions by snowshoe, dog-sled, snowmobile, and airplane began.
It seems that the Royal Society was keeping a close tap on scientific discoveries. In these times, scientists were coming out of the era in which they were branded as heretics, and marked for death. It seems scientific exploration during the scientific revolution was under the watchful eye of the elite. Edmund Halley proposed that the Earth was hollow and well capable of supporting life in his publication:
Surely, with this fantastic discovery, scientists will soon have to admit that the Sun is hollow with a solid shell, and an interior sun that rotates at a different rate than it’s shell giving rise to it’s powerful dynamo-like electromagnetic field. Jules Verne, in his 1864 book, Journey to The Center of the Earth, reported that his explorers saw an Inner Sun that was lighted electrically. Surprisingly, we are now discovering that our Sun is very electrical, with gigantic lightning bolts and arcing plasma shooting up into its atmosphere from a solid surface.
The wind which had begun to blow outside, it wasn’t an obstacle when they started the drop, but if they attempted it backwards, the turmoil of the whirlwind could drag them to the abysmal tunnel, and the corpse — battered about a thousand times — won’t stop until one day of path down the cave.
Later theorists came up with variations to Halley’s model. In the seventeenth century, Leonhard Euler proposed a single-shell hollow Earth with a small sun (1.000 km across) at the centre, providing light and warmth for an inner-Earth civilisation. Others proposed two inner suns, and even named them: Pluto and Proserpine.
While expeditions into inner Earth happened before Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s time, it is Admiral Byrd’s theory about Hollow Earth that has stood the test of time. He built his theory on the “facts” offered by earlier theorists, astronomers, astrologers, physicists, and mathematicians – some even famous enough you might recognize their names (Halley, of Halley’s Comet fame, anyone?).
But, then again, that’s the real issue. There are those who say Byrd’s 1947 flight never even occurred, and so the question becomes: Is Byrd’s diary real, or is it a falsification dreamt up by some great hoaxer?
Along the banks great forests miles in extent could be seen stretching away on the shore-line. The trees were of enormous size. We landed after anchoring near a sandy beach, and waded ashore, and were rewarded by finding a quantity of nuts that were very palatable and satisfying to hunger, and a welcome change from the monotony of our stock of provisions.
Phoebe Marie Holmes in her book, My Visit to The Sun relates how she was taken by two angels to the hollow interior of our outer Sun to visit her mansion in the New Jerusalem being built there for us by Jesus and all the prophets and Saints. After the Earth’s resurrection into a Celestial World after the year 3020, the New Jerusalem will be brought from the Sun and will take the place of our Inner Sun to be the home of all of us worthy of becoming Celestial Beings.
However, there were a few icebergs that had floated far northward into the open water still ahead of us on either side, stretching away for many miles. Directly in front of us, and by the compass, which had now righted itself, due North, there was an open sea.
Though Hohlwelttheorie cannot be disproven or falsified, the majority of serious thinkers reject it because it is needlessly complicated (Occam’s razor), lacks evidence (Hitchens’s razor), and is unfalsifiable (shall we call this blade Popper’s razor?).
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In a trivial sense, one can always define a coordinate transformation such that the interior of the Earth becomes “exterior” and the exterior becomes “interior”. Such transformations would require corresponding changes to the forms of physical laws; the consensus suggests that such theories tend towards sophism.
This is a request to anyone out there. If any of you have heard of a book called, _The Secret Diary of Admiral Byrd_, then please tell me where you got it. I heard that it’s about the inner Earth. It’s supposed to be about an Arctic expedition. If you’ve read anything about it, then you’ll know that Admiral Byrd was sent by President Hoover to examine the potential of mining the Arctic poles for Uranium.