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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

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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

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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

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Plasma Guns

  Jun 24, 2016 Space and time do not bend. “Gravitational lensing” theory is used to explain the arcs of glowing material surrounding some galaxies. They also use it in conjunction with other theories to help deal with puzzling observations. … Continue reading

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Cryptic Ellipse

  Jun 6, 2016 Are spiral galaxies really elliptical? Dr. Anthony L. Peratt, a plasma physicist and protégé of the Nobel laureate Hannes Alfvén, studied plasma formations in the laboratory for many years, monitoring short-duration z-pinch effects, as well as creating … Continue reading

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Star Wires

  May 31, 2016 Galaxies are threaded through with filaments. The Herschel Space Observatory was launched with the largest spaceborne mirror ever constructed: 3.5 meters in diameter. Herschel was set to orbit around LaGrange point L2 in July 2009, to … Continue reading

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Heat Death

  Apr 14, 2016 Is it going to be a dark future? “Don’t wake me for the end of the world unless it has very good special effects.” — Roger Zelazny Since the early days of cosmological speculations, especially after the … Continue reading

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Ripples in Clear Space

  Mar 11, 2016 Where do galactic clumps and filaments come from? One proposal suggests that galaxies are drawn toward the center of galactic clusters through gravitational attraction. What is termed, “blow-back force” by astronomers supposedly pushes galaxies out and … Continue reading

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Old and Far Away

  Mar 7, 2016 The Big Bang theory states that for some reason (not explained) an irruption of energy from some other realm replaced “nothingness” with what was to become the present Universe. The theory was proposed because Edwin Hubble, … Continue reading

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Electric Reticulation

  Feb 19, 2016 Braided filaments stitch the Universe together. The Herschel Space Observatory was launched on May 14, 2009 into an orbit around LaGrange point L2 (behind Earth in relation to the Sun). Herschel’s supercooled infrared detectors were built to last only … Continue reading

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