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PostPosted: 01-02-2014 01:28    Post subject: Incan vitrification Reply with quote

Bizarre evidence of ceramic glaze vitrification by the Incas:
http://blog.world-mysteries.com/science/evidence-of-vitrified-stonework-in-the-inca-vestiges-of-peru/
The European examples are much less precise.
The question is how the heat was produced.. Lasers would fit the bill perfectly:
http://www.google.com/#q=laser+vitrification
Some of the snaky surface vitrification looks to me like what woul happen if a laser was moved across the surface. Even used to cut the blocks out. But where are the lasers? Were they a borrowed technology? I am not fond of the ancient alien theory, but grasp at thin air a to how these things were achieved.
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PostPosted: 01-02-2014 12:04    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fascinating stuff!

A laser isn't the only thing that could do something like that. A plasma cutter or a thermic lance might be able to do it. If the Incas had found a way to produce a high temperature gas or thermic reaction, they may have been able to do this.
However, no evidence of this ancient technology exists, so we'll never know.

Thermic lance demo here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EV4r7OKkXmU

Using this, I don't think you could achieve the kind of precision seen in those photos.
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PostPosted: 01-02-2014 15:00    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mythopoeika wrote:
Fascinating stuff!

A laser isn't the only thing that could do something like that. A plasma cutter or a thermic lance might be able to do it. If the Incas had found a way to produce a high temperature gas or thermic reaction, they may have been able to do this.
However, no evidence of this ancient technology exists, so we'll never know.

Thermic lance demo here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EV4r7OKkXmU

Using this, I don't think you could achieve the kind of precision seen in those photos.

Great insight Mythopoeika! They could have managed something like that, but as you say, until more evidence is found --a smoking lance, as it were...
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