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101. Laura Lee Archives [SIS Internet Digest $]
... scripture, and finds an advanced, multi-level world model with a spiritual dimension. 01/25/01 Tom Van Flandern: How Viable is the Big Bang Theory?: Astronomer Tom Van Flandern details the eight experiments that test whether the universe is expanding or static, offers alternative explanations for the Red Shift and background microwave radiation (two main "proofs" to the Big Bang) and tears apart the "patches" needed to keep the Big Bang Theory viable. 01/23/01 Tom Van Flandern: Theories of Gravity: What causes the pull of gravity? Though Einstein's curved space-time reigns as the leading theory, you haven't heard it all yet. Forward thinking astronomer Tom Van Flandern reviews the centuries-old debate and alternative theories and argues for his favorite theory of gravity, supported by mathematical formulas, recent lab experiments, and astronomical observations. 12/15/00 Jordan Maxwell: Ancient Symbolism Part 2: Part Two: Ancient sun worship and theology. 12/14/00 Jordan Maxwell: Ancient Symbolism Part 1: Part One: How ...
102. A "Tornado" in Space [Thunderbolts Website]
... Day”( APOD) on Feb 3, 2006. The caption identifies this stellar jet as a “cosmic tornado” light-years in length, with gases moving at 100-kilometers per second. “Though such energetic outflows are well known to be associated with the formation of young stars, the exact cause of the spiralling structures apparent in this case is still mysterious”. In fact, astronomers express great astonishment at such formations. Gravitational models featured in twentieth century astronomy never envisioned narrow jets of anything streaming away from stellar bodies. Neither gravity nor standard gas laws would allow it. So the problem grows worse the more we discover. To see the problem clearly, just consider the language used to describe the stellar jets of “Herbig Haro objects” such as that imaged above. The words typically employed are taken from the behavior of wind and water on a rocky planet we call “Earth”— a body that stands out as an exception in a universe that is 99.99 percent plasma and dominated by electric currents and their induced magnetic fields. A bizarre example ...
103. Pseudoscience and pseudoskepticism, biomorph fallacies, james randi, randi's $1 million,fallacious aircrashes, shc [Alternative Science Website]
... "Biomorphs"[ Myths[ CSICOP[ Randi's million[ Evolution theory[ Burning issue[ Skepticism Pseudoscience Pseudoscience is a term often used by those describing themselves as skeptics and attacking those who investigate new and anomalous phenomena. I believe there are not one, but two kinds of pseudoscience, the first relatively harmless, the second potentially very dangerous. I was recently sent a "scientific paper" by an author who bemoaned the fact that the scientific establishment was deliberately ignoring his discoveries. The very first sentence of his paper announced "Gravity is the strongest known force.. ." In fact, of the four forces so far recognised by physics, gravity is the weakest. But no amount of pointing this out could shake the author from his convictions. This first kind of pseudoscience, the most common kind, is harmless, because it is in the nature of scientific debate that bad science is driven out by good. It doesn ’ t matter how many people think or claim that gravity is the strongest force-- experiment will always show it to ...
104. The Mystery of Chicxulub Crater [Thunderbolts Website]
... home updates news and views picture of the day resources team a role for you contact us picture of the day archive subject index subject abstracts Gravity anomaly map of the Chicxulub Crater area. Red and yellow indicate gravity highs; green and blue indicate gravitylows. The white line indicates the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. White dots are sinkholes, called "cenotes." Credit: Geological Survey of Canada Sep 19, 2006 The Mystery of Chicxulub Crater In the controversy over what killed the dinosaurs, geologists debated volcanism versus impact. Volcanism couldn't explain the facts as well as impact, which won by default. But impact was little better. An electrical explanation, which fits the facts well, was never considered. That an asteroid struck the Earth and killed off the dinosaurs is now generally accepted. The site of the posited strike is the Chicxulub crater, a circular structure up to 300 km across with multiple concentric rings. Much of it lies under the shallow water off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico. This impact would have ...
105. The "Iron Sun" Debate (2) [Thunderbolts Website]
... a companion star. The imaginative construct received no support from later observations. In the Crab Nebula, what we now see is not gravitational accretion, but material accelerated away from the central star. In fact, all of the weird and wonderful things said about neutron stars, such as the super-condensed "neutronium" or "quark" soup from which they are claimed to have formed, lie outside the realm of verifiable science. They are abstractions disconnected from nature, but required to save a paradigm that has no other force than gravity to provide compact sources of radiation. Oliver Manuel and the Iron Sun advocates have taken a daring step in questioning conventional fictions about the Sun. But unfortunately, they have relied upon another popular fiction. They suggest that the Sun was formed by accretion of heavy elements, chiefly iron, onto a “neutron star” following a supernova explosion. They further claim that energy from neutrons, supposedly repelled from its neutron star core, accounts for the Sun's radiant energy and the source of protons in the solar wind. The model ...
106. Reviews [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... large impact? suggested Hindley, assuming the usual internally, core-generated E-M field. Then, when the dust settles and life already decimated by starvation- can begin to pick up the pieces, it is faced with yet another hazard- large doses of ultra-violet and high energy particle radiation due to a drastic decrease in the magnetic field which usually keeps them at bay. There was the inevitable deafening silence on any Warlow-type reversal theory. At least Hindley mentioned magnetism and cosmic radiation. The Horizon programme stayed within the well-worn thought modes of gravity, plate tectonics and greenhouse effects. The supremacy and success of the dinosaurs and their sudden, inexplicable disappearance from the fossil record made a strong case for a major catastrophe and the events leading up to the impact theory of Alvarez and the dismissal of a supernova theory were then dealt with in some detail (see Workshop 2:4, p. 6; 3:1, p. 18; 3:2, p. 17; 3:4, p. 16). A brief consideration of the possibilities ...
107. Asteroid Itokawa [Thunderbolts Website]
... the best explanation for their origin is in a cosmic “lightning flash”. The velocity imparted to the excavated material will determine whether it becomes an asteroid or a comet. (The astronomer Tom Van Flandern has argued, on the basis of their orbital characteristics, that comets were formed by the explosion of a planet in the asteroid belt). Itokawa ’ s density is said to be less than expected — up to 39% empty space. So researchers concluded it is probably composed of smaller rocks that are held together by gravity. However, this conclusion rests on an untested assumption that the gravitational 'constant' we measure on Earth is the same for all other bodies. In fact, it doesn't seem to be constant on Earth! We have now seen many dark, rocky bodies in space have such low apparent densities that astronomers have been forced to conclude they are “mostly empty space”. But the electrical model of gravity suggests that if it looks like solid rock, it probably is solid rock. The internal electrical state of comets and meteorites ...
108. A “Doomsday” Stellar Flare [Thunderbolts Website]
... , when the charged particles of a massive solar eruption were accelerated along the spiral magnetic field between the Sun and Earth to velocities approaching one quarter the speed of light by the time they reached the Earth. Particle acceleration is only half the story. Astronomers detected “hard” x-rays, which they euphemistically call “non-thermal” radiation. It is better known as synchrotron radiation, and it is only produced by electrons traveling at appreciable fractions of lightspeed in a strong magnetic field. It can be produced in laboratories — with electricity. Gravity or hot gas doesn ’ t come close. In disregarding the laws of electricity, physicists can offer no plausible mechanisms of gravity or gas dynamics to explain such accelerations. They postulate “non-electrical” mechanisms for cosmic synchrotron radiation by extrapolating mechanical equations far beyond the domain in which those equations have been tested. They get away with this only because space probes can ’ t check on them. High-energy flares on the sun arise from the breakdown of the current-regulating plasma sheath of the photosphere. The resulting "short circuit" causes ...
109. G: The Embarrassing Constant Of Nature [Science Frontiers Website]
... Science Frontiers ONLINE No. 116: Mar-Apr 1998 Issue Contents Other pages Home Page Science Frontiers Online All Issues This Issue Sourcebook Project Sourcebook Subjects G: The Embarrassing Constant Of Nature Of the four fundamental forces of nature, gravity was the first to be discovered. Even the Neanderthals knew of it! That's hardly surprising; it's everywhere. Unfortunately, we don't know much more about it than the Neanderthals. Though it seems powerful when you trip and fall, gravity is the weakest of the fundamental four. In a helium nucleus, the force of repulsion between two protons is 10 40 times the gravitational attraction between them. Weak though it may be, gravity controls the trajectory of a baseball, the motion of the planets, and the shape of our Galaxy. Physicists describe gravitation with Newton's Law of Gravitation, which incorporates the Gravitational Constant G. Here's where the embarrassment arises. Many other constants of nature, such as the charge on the electron, are known to eight significant figures. We only know G to three. What's worse, modern attempts ...
110. Gravitational Lensing Used As Excuse Again [Thunderbolts Website]
... home pic of the day archive subject index abstract archive Links: Holoscience Electric Cosmos The Universe Plasma Cosmology Society for Interdisciplinary Studies educational resources Aeon Journal Aug 22, 2005 Gravitational Lensing Used As Excuse Again Recognizing the electrical behavior of plasma restores sensibility to a science dominated by “dark ideas” about undetectable (and therefore unscientific) matter. Over 99% of the matter in the universe is in the form of plasma — aggregates of matter that contain charged particles. The charged particles move in response to electromagnetic forces, which can overpower gravity billions of times over. Through collisions, the charged particles carry neutral particles along with them. A very few charged particles can shape large amounts of matter into characteristic forms such as filaments, arcs and toruses. The electric currents flowing through plasma can heat it to high temperatures and accelerate particles to x-ray and cosmic-ray energies. Unfortunately, the established institutions of astronomy are willfully blind to the existence of electricity in the universe. And so they must try to explain plasma phenomena with the weak force of gravity. Because there isn ...
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