Geologist Scott Wolter has been President of American Petrographic Services since 1990, and is responsible for the independent petrographic analysis testing laboratory where the Kensington Rune stone was brought for investigation in 2000. He’s been the principal petrographer in more than 5,000 investigations throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, including the evaluation of fire damaged concrete at the Pentagon following the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Geologist and author Scott Wolter discussed his groundbreaking research into the origins of the Kensington Rune Stone and its connections to other rune stones in America, and the lost history of explorers who came to America before Columbus. Appearing during the second hour, researcher Steven St. Clair talked about his efforts to trace the genealogy/DNA of his family back to William Sinclair, who founded the mysterious Rosslyn Chapel. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett
Geologist and researcher Scott Wolter discussed the discovery and significance of the Kensington Rune Stone. Found by a Minnesota farmer over a hundred years ago, the 202 lb. rock contained Runic (letters in the old Norse alphabet) inscriptions. Initially dismissed as a hoax, the authenticity of the stone has been debated over the years. First hour guest, author Marc Seifer offered commentary on the themes of synchronicity, determinism and randomness, which are an important aspect of the new film Knowing. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett