Forgotten civilization: will ours soon become one?

The Great Sphinx of Giza: was it built by a lost civilization thousands of years before that of ancient Egypt? Photo: Geoff Ward

A review of Forgotten Civilization: New Discoveries on the Solar-Induced Dark Age by Robert M Schoch with Catherine Ulissey (Inner Traditions, US $24.99, March 2021 / UK £18.99, April 2021)

With his 2012 book Forgotten Civilization, geologist Robert Schoch put forward his theory that the last ice age ended suddenly about 9700BCE due to coronal mass ejections from the Sun which…