Time for dull Indologists to rouse from their rhetorical, postmodernist and polemical slumber.
Only as an illustration…..
Architect, (Rupa Bhaty) – Nomenclature and identification of nakshatra Mrigashirsha from ancient narratives
Ex-plastics salesperson, (Nilesh Oak) – Dating of numerous events from ancient Indian narratives; Fall of Abhijit – 14500 BCE, Trishanku – 13500 BCE, Ramayana – 12209 BCE, Mahabharata – 5561 BCE
Retired civil engineer, (Prabhakar Phadnis) – Age of Drona (85), Short Lunar Paksha, alternate definitions for ‘Fall of Abhijit’
Retired school teacher, (Wim Borsboom) – Re-engineering of western alphabets, from Indic languages and scripts (~3500 BCE)
Ex-ISRO scientist, (Anil Narayanan) – Ancient epochs of Surya Siddhanta (7200-7800 BCE, 5300 BCE)
Artist & Amateur Sitar player, (Uschi Ringleb) – Connection of Polynesian languages with Sanskrit,
Government employee, (Vedveer Arya) – jigsaw puzzle of Buddha era, Shaka & Vikrama era and confusion of Gupta & Maurya (1865 BCE, ~600 BCE)
Bank clerk, (Shrikant Talageri ) – Historical sequence/chronology of Rigveda Mandala)
Cat breeder, (Sue Sullivan) – First meaningful and only testable (scientific that is) attempt at deciphering IVC aka Sindhu-Sarasvati Script
Medical doctor, (Padmakar Vishnu Vartak) – Dating of events and identification of technologies from ancient Indian naratives (too many to list)
a long list…..(to be updated).