Decoding secrets of ‘Archaeo-Astronomy’ research

A researcher wrote, critiquing and (slightly) objecting to my methodology…. Most astronomical phenomena of the type in the MBh and Ramayana is recurrent. Now, had unique events like novae or supernovae been recorded, that would be a different matter. So, as a first approximation, one obtains the LCM (least common multiple) of all the recurrence…

Dating of the epics & Accuracy of Astronomy equations

A researcher raised a concern…. “Which is why back-calculation errors might throw the dates off tremendously, when the results are taken to be correct today.” My response… This is correct. This is always a possibility. And this is what makes my theory and corresponding inferences….falsifiable, and hence ‘scientific’. I should remind you of your ‘astute’…

“Only way to kill AIT” by Dr. Shiv Sastry

This short note is by Dr. Shiv Sastry. I found it poignant enough to worth reproducing as one of the blog notes. — By Dr. Shiv Sastry “Look at the irony of the situation today and it sometimes makes me both sad and angry that we Indians have really been hoodwinked but we remain too…