Cosmic Blink

May 21, 2018 Objects spinning faster than a dentist’s drill? According to a recent press release, another “millisecond pulsar” was discovered by a team from NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center. Pulsars are often referred to as “lighthouses in space”, with beams of radiation focused at specific points. Since conventional astrophysicists are …

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Far and Away

May 18, 2018 The most distant encounter with a Solar System object will take place on New Year’s Day 2019. “To infinity and beyond!” — Buzz Lightyear NASA launched the New Horizons spacecraft on January 19, 2006 on a mission to explore the outer Solar System, including Pluto, Charon and many Kuiper Belt …

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Anode Glow

  May 17, 2018 Stars are electrodes. The red giant star, Betelgeuse is among the largest stars. As the image above illustrates, if it occupied the Sun’s position, it would exceed Jupiter’s mean orbital diameter. Although it is large, its substance is so diffuse that the orbits of the inner …

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Plasma Flares

May 16, 2018 The Sun supplies enormous quantities of electric charge to the Solar System. As written many times over the years, sunspots, flares, coronal heating, and coronal mass ejections are due to changes in the Sun’s galactic electrical supply. Retired Professor of Electrical Engineering, Dr. Donald Scott’s Electronic Sun …

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Plasma Cosmogony

  May 14, 2018 Stars are not formed in gravity wells. A theory about how star systems form must include the most prevalent condition in the Universe: plasma. Stars are born when electric charge flow is confined into filaments that wind around each other, forming z-pinch zones that compress matter …

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An Electrical Continuum

May 14, 2018 There are problems with conventional theories about the Sun. Electric Universe theory does not adopt the prevailing idea that electromagnetic fields are composed of lines that can become trapped or tangled. When astronomers create theories that reify schematic representations, they reveal a failure to understand what electromagnetism …

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174P/Echeclus

  May 10, 2018 Cometary asteroids. “The EU model predicts that all active comets will exhibit frequent, short outbursts in different spots on their surfaces. The outbursts happen because they are electrical discharge phenomena, known technically as (cold) cathode jets.” — Wal Thornhill It is surprising that astrophysicists remain ignorant …

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Charge It!

May 9, 2018 Electric fields are common in the Solar System The Juno spacecraft is orbiting Jupiter after arriving in July of 2016. Juno is part of the New Frontiers Program and will remain in orbit for 2 years, before it will be burned-up in Jupiter’s clouds. Juno is studying Jupiter’s atmosphere, …

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Active Galactic Nuclei

May 7, 2018 What are those powerful engines? Black holes are the topic of many Picture of the Day articles, because they are so often used to “explain” anomalous or extreme phenomena in space. They exist only through some mathematical legerdemain, and have nothing to do with the substantive Universe for …

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Alignment Problems

May 4, 2018 How do stars and galaxies fit together? Lambda Cold Dark Matter theory’s name (ΛCDM) comes from the fact that dark matter cannot be detected with any known instruments. The “lambda” indicates dark energy, since both dark matter and dark energy are thought necessary for each other to …

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