posted on Jul, 21 2004 @ 08:34 AM
I've heard a few theories on this. Like many people I think that time travel into the past is impossible (if it weren't, no doubt we'd see lots of
fossilized macdonalds packages dropped by time tourists from the 30th century).
I think we did devolve rather than evolve for a good period of time. We were far more advanced than we realise, as many of our previous advancements
were lost for various reasons (ie, war: nation A conquers nation B and nation A's clergy denounce all unknown devices of nation B as the devil's
I've heard some theories on the Egyptian nuclear capabilities, and I tend to think they aren't as outrageous as they first seem. Remember that Marie
Curie created some pretty potent radioactive stuff by manual refinery. Powerful enough to glow and kill people from radiation poisoning. Many believe
this was the curse of the pharoes: radioactive material in the burial chambers, thats why people would die, no matter their location after they had
entered the chamber.
I've also seen an interesting presentation on Noah's ark, and the rivets used to fasten the beams, and the metalurgical studies done on these. They
were a titanium alloy (from memory, it was a while ago now). I have my theories, but they take up too much space for a forum post.