Optical Mirages

The Atacama Desert, where I worked on technical problems in the Chuquicamata copper mine in 1972, sharpened my view of nature – of the inconspicuously hidden and the view to the distant horizon.

Mirages: Inspiration for religion and mythology

Before real water arrived via the rivers from the Andes, mirage lakes appeared in the [...]

South African Rock Art

The rock art of the San people of the Brandberg in Namibia can be interpreted [...]

Atlantis, remembrance of Megalith Europe

The “floating islands of demigods and heroes”, and the phenomenon of the “Atlas” rising from [...]

The Inca walls as a study object

Machu Picchu, the jewel of Inca architecture, which with its walls, terraces and water channels [...]