Joe Plegge


Joe Plegge (rhymes with Peggy) is a retired educator and computer professional, and he currently resides with his wife in Dickinson, North Dakota. A son of a U.S. Army dentist, Joe travelled around the world with his family. He worked as a civilian instructor at the U.S. Army Armor School teaching communicative skills to officers and NCOs. He started writing educational computer programs in 1990 and worked in the computer industry for 25 years.

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Turkish Stonehenge: Gobekli Tepe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
While researching an archaeological site (Gobekli Tepe) in Turkey, Joe Plegge discovered that the stone pillars, similar to Stonehenge, were aligned to keep track of solar events, but this site is at least 7,000 years older. His discovery forces us to redefine the beginnings of astronomy and helps shed light on the knowledge of early human society. Over 50 illustrations.

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