The Stonehenge mystery is solved, new study says. Here's what we know

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  • skeptic Phoenix, AZ
    Feb. 21, 2019 9:37 a.m.

    It was a practice construction project in anticipation for constructing the Salt Lake Temple. It all makes sense when you look at it through the lens of the big picture of religion. Time is only an allusion.

  • Lia , 00
    Feb. 21, 2019 7:56 a.m.

    OK..we know the source.
    Any ideas how they moved them?

  • Sheldon L Salt Lake City, UT
    Feb. 20, 2019 10:26 p.m.

    Clarification. Millennium means 1,000 years. Millennia means thousands of years.

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    Feb. 20, 2019 7:44 p.m.

    'Carhenge" is a good visit as well on a dryland cruise.

  • Sheldon L Salt Lake City, UT
    Feb. 20, 2019 7:10 p.m.

    “Millennia-year-old” is redundant. “Ennia” means years. Millennia already means 1,000 years, so it should be “millennia-old.”

  • bamafone Salem, UT
    Feb. 20, 2019 6:10 p.m.

    I visited Stonehenge about six years ago, and compared to the rest of the beauty in southwest England, it didn’t hold the compelling lure for me. It sits on a plain area, and the stones didn’t really seem as large as advertised. Maybe I’m used to all the massive southern Utah rock formations we have here at home. What was impressive though, was the massive amount of tourists climbing out of busses with electronic devises, head phones and cameras. All lining up and taking pictures of themselves with the moderate sized stones in the backdrop.

  • Open Minded Mormon Everett, WA
    Feb. 20, 2019 4:35 p.m.

    …and 5,000 years from now,
    Scientists will be asking --

    Why did all our clothing, toys, & appliances come 12,000 miles from China?

  • water rocket , 00
    Feb. 20, 2019 1:53 p.m.

    I have a construction background, and therefore, a more logical explanation for these rocks.Judging from the rising slope, or angle of the stones it appears to me that these were actually bearing features to carry the load of a roof. This may have been a summer palace for some wealthy dude, or it could have been a place of trade? Whatever the building was, I believe that a close examination with something more that just the "bones" of the building should be considered. Also, I believe that 3,000 years before Christ would put this at about the time of the Tower of Bable, which would also support the idea that this was a building at some point.

  • Whazzzzzzzupppp Salt Lake City, UT
    Feb. 20, 2019 12:49 p.m.

    "why the rocks came from so far away is not answered in the study"
    Right, nor are many other Stonehenge questions answered. Contrary to the click-bait headline, only one small aspect of the Stonehenge mystery is solved.

    Kudos, however, for linking to the study.