The Case of Ancient Astronauts


Episode Info

Claims that extraterrestrials influenced early civilizations are reviewed and challenged on "The Case of the Ancient Astronauts." Author Erich von Daniken speaks for the claims; scientists who disagree are also interviewed. Phenomena examined include carvings on a Mayan sarcophagus; geometric lines on Peru's Nazca Desert; the Great Pyramid at Giza; and an African tribe's longtime knowledge of a star first sighted in the late 1800s.