The Sirius Mystery: New Scientific Evidence of Alien Contact 5,000 Years Ago

by Robert Temple

Paperback, 1998



Call number

CB156 .T45


Destiny Books (1998), 440 pages


Using research in physics and astrophysics, Temple investigates the beliefs of some present-day African tribes that civilisation on Earth is the result of contact from inhabitants of a planet in the system of the star Sirius prior to 3000 BC.

User reviews

LibraryThing member millsge
I had a lot of fun with this book. It's great to suspend disbelief and imagine that there really is a civilization out there. Aside from this, the value of works like this is that they bring out many things for which we have no answer. Academia needs to address itself to the Dogon and not simply
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wave their mythology off - vacuums have a way of being filled up.
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LibraryThing member rajaratnam
Very difficult to accept; yet, the writer seems to be well accepted, and this book has been favourably reviewed. A seeker of knowledge cannot close his mind in these circumstances. Certainly challenging, but nor persuasive. How could it?


Original language


Physical description

9 inches


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