Radio Plasmoids

  Apr 26, 2018 Electric power switches on and off. From gamma-rays down through X-rays and radio waves, conventional theories rely on gravity and acceleration to produce radiation in space. Compressing dusty clouds of hydrogen gas is supposed to create enough transfer of momentum that they reach temperatures in the …

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The Hunter’s Web

  Apr 24, 2018 Events on Earth reflect events in space. Transverse electric currents accompany a main discharge channel. This phenomenon is most often seen as part of terrestrial lighting bolts. Slow-motion videos reveal the complexity of each flash: multiple leader strokes descend from the clouds, while less visible potential …

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Lightning’s Power Part One

Apr 23, 2018 What is lightning’s source? Electric discharges in plasma create electromagnetic sheaths along their axes. If the charge flow is high enough, sheaths will glow, sometimes creating a number of other sheaths. The sheaths are called “double layers”, and powerful electric fields appear between regions, which can accelerate …

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The Deccan Traps

  Apr 18, 2018 Continental flood basalts. A wide region of central India is dominated by what geologists call “flood basalts”, because they represent what are thought to be the largest eruptions of magmas ever to occur on Earth. The Deccan Plateau consists of basalt lava more than 2000 meters …

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Collisions and Crashes

  Apr 17, 2018 Hot gravity? Astronomers have only one force in their bag of tricks: gravity. Anomalous observations, such as high temperature in galaxy clusters, “must be” caused by collisions. Shockwaves and ram pressure are invoked because it is assumed that celestial objects are pushing though a medium. It …

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Arp 153

Apr 16, 2018 Consensus astronomers rely on ideas about gravity and acceleration for stars and galaxies to produce radiation. Particles of dust, along with hydrogen gas are said to “jet” out of galactic nuclei, because a central black hole accelerates them to high velocities. When material in a galactic jet …

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Extinct Light

  Apr 12, 2018 A hidden star factory. NGC 6334 (the Cat’s Paw nebula) is also known as the Bear Claw nebula. It is 50 light-years across and approximately 5500 light-years away, using redshift distance calculations. It is part of a larger nebular complex near the heart of the Milky …

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