Search Results for: redshift

Redshifts and Microwaves

  Feb 19, 2014 Modern astronomy surely suffers from a kind of blindness. It is either a blindness of mind or one of practice. The continuing presence of Big Bang cosmology among those who are charged with increasing the store … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |

Redshifts and Microwaves

  Sep 12, 2013 Modern astronomy surely suffers from a kind of blindness. It is either a blindness of mind or one of practice. The continuing presence of Big Bang cosmology among those who are charged with increasing the store … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |

Redshifts and Microwaves

  March 29, 2013 Modern astronomy surely suffers from a kind of blindness. It is either a blindness of mind or one of practice. The continuing presence of Big Bang cosmology among those who are charged with increasing the store … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |

La Grasa Oscura

Apr 9, 2014 The largest galaxy cluster is said to contain a majority of dark matter. “One can show the following: given any rule, however ‘fundamental’ or ‘necessary’ for science, there are always circumstances when it is advisable not only … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |

Guth’s Goof

  Mar 26, 2014 The Universe is said to have begun with a bang, which then became overblown. This article could almost be completed with one statement: a theory built on questionable assumptions should never be the basis for new … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |

Misbehaving Gas

  Mar 17, 2014 Astronomers have found a lot of misbehaving gas around an elliptical galaxy in a galaxy cluster: It’s too hot to form stars. The elliptical galaxy must be big because it’s far away—because: high redshift! The gas … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |

Gravitation as Frog

  Jan 30, 2014 A gravity-only Universe cannot explain certain discrepancies. Ilya Prigogine, from a young age, was concerned that accepted physical theory had a couple of glaring discrepancies from observation: determinism and time symmetry. Most observations are of contingency … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |

Does Recession Exist?

  Jan 22, 2013 Cosmologists still have no idea what dark energy is. In 1998, two astronomical research teams independently discovered what is now called “dark energy.” Saul Perlmutter of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Brian Schmidt from the … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |

Halton Arp and the Electric Universe | Space News

We continue the discussion of late Dr. Halton Arp’s contributions to science and astronomy, this time with an explanation of redshift.

Posted in multimedia |

Adolescent Galaxy

  Jan 09, 2013 NGC 4666 is one of the younger additions to the Virgo cluster of galaxies. It has also apparently given birth to another generation. The galaxy lies eight degrees south of M49, the great-grandmother of the Virgo … Continue reading

Posted in picture of the day |