Originally posted by LordGoofus
Fascinating story but I highly doubt it has any merit.. those swamps looked like they were pretty easy to see from the air, it wouldn't be particularly hard to find them again and bring some proper equipment + pumps to escavate one of the swamps to see what's down there. Also very odd that they knew they were looking for metallica objects but don't appear to have taken any sort of metal detector, radar. I would've certainly done alot more than poke it with a stick to see what happens...
Originally posted by StargateSG7
reply to post by Mythkiller
Any observers or explorers had better be very careful
as MOST of what has been shown here are examples
of highly radioactive cold war-era radio-isotope power generators.
And the clue as what the found items are is the mention of
cauldron shapes and shiny spheres which indicate to me
that they are cold-war era sensors with a combined power generator
used to detect low altitude and/or air-burst nuclear detonations.
The X-rays, gamma and Alpha/Beta particles
given off by a nuclear detonation would be collected
and sensed using simple laws of physics as those particles
interacted with and caused specific anomalies within the
metallic dish-like and sphere-like collectors.
A built-in low-frequency/long range over-the-horizon radio transmitter
would send signals back to a receiving unit after a specific time
delay after detonation and since these detonation detectors are fully
Faraday caged, they are immune to EMP and being mostly sub-surface,
any low-altitude or surface nuclear detonation would cause the upper
ground layers to fuse into a silica glass thus futher protecting the buried
devices from damage.
Originally posted by jimmyx
so today we have heavy lift helicopters which could bring into that area, generators, waterpumps, small backhoes, protective suits, Geiger counters, soil and air sampling equipment, portable living units with survival gear and rations....and yet.....nobody in the entire world wants to go there....if not a foreign person, isn't there a Russian millionaire or billionaire who has some sort of adventurous nature?