After digging to a depth of 100 metres last year, Russian scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 1000 years, and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network one thousand years ago.Technorati Tag: Israel.
So, not to be outdone,in the weeks that followed, American scientists dug 200 metres and headlines in the US papers read: "US scientists have found traces of 2000 year old optical fibers, and have concluded that their ancestors already had advanced high-tech digital telephone 1000 years earlier than the Russians."
One week later, the Israeli newspapers reported the following:
"After digging as deep as 500 metres, Israeli scientists have found absolutely nothing. They have concluded that 3000 years ago, their ancestors were already using wireless technology.
Friday, June 24, 2011
Humor: Scientific Achievements Of Ancient Israel
A friend passed this on to me: