SpaceX and Tesla founder and CEO, Elon Musk recently shared a tweet. The tweet sent twitter into a frenzy.
Elon Musk shared two more tweets after that justifying his tweet. The tweets had more than 90,000 retweets and more than 6 lakh likes. Also, he shared a Wikipedia page on The Great Pyramid of Giza.
He later tweeted a BBC article on who built the pyramids for a sensible summary. The tweets had a mixed set of comments with many believing the alien theory to be true. There were also comments giving reasoning as to how humans could’ve done it.
Archaeologists and several Egyptian ministers were among those who commented on his tweets.
“I follow your work with a lot of admiration. I invite you & Space X to explore the writings about how the pyramids were built and also to check out the tombs of the pyramid builders. Mr. Musk, we are waiting for you.” tweeted Rania al-Mashat, Egypt’s Minister of International Co-operation.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and the only survivor of the seven ancient wonders of the world. Its structure has always amazed archaeologists and researchers who continue to unravel the mystery of the pyramids. They believe that the pyramid served as tombs for Egypt’s royalty.
There have been various theories too regarding its structure and purpose. Many theorists claim that aliens built the pyramids because their design was way ahead of its time.
According to the documentary series Ancient Aliens on History channel, The Great Pyramid is aligned to within 360 degrees of North. It is aligned very close to True North. Also, the location of The Great Pyramid as a coordinate is 29.9792458 degree North, this is exactly equal to the speed of light traveling through space in m/sec, according to the same documentary.
Elon Musk was recently in the news for SpaceX’s successful mission. Its spacecraft Crew Dragon flew home the first NASA astronauts to have flown to space in it. The aim of SpaceX is to reduce space transportation costs to enable the colonization of Mars.
He’s also often in the news for his erratic views through tweets and interviews.