Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Alien stranded on earth prints text in own language.





The enigmatic Voynich Manuscript, a mysterious book that has frustrated codebreakers and linguists for a century has spawned speculation ranging from the notion that the manuscript is the secret work of a religious sect, the only remaining document from a forgotten language, an unbreakable secret code, the recipe for the "elixir of life," and the only record of an alien being trapped here on earth. (I am voting for the last one.)


Researchers have finally put a date to the manuscript, turns out to older than originally thought. 


By the way, I believe you can download a pdf of the entire manuscript here

3 comments:

  1. I just learned about this maybe a week ago. It's fascinating.

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  2. Sara- I added the last link after your comment. You might be interested.

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