Space Is Not a Thing

Jul 17, 2019 Stars are born where regions of space accumulate dense electric charge. Stars are concentrations of electricity that result from Birkeland currents and electric charge separation in space. Therefore, conventional models of stellar evolution reveal almost nothing about how stars are born and behave. Red giant stars, as…

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Electric Sprites

Jul 16, 2019 Thunderstorms act like particle accelerators, launching massive discharges downward to the ground and upward to space. Earth is an electrically charged object: it maintains an electric field at its surface between 50 and 200 volts per meter: for every meter above the ground the voltage increases. As…

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Extended Mission

Jul 10, 2019 Juno will circle Jupiter for another four years. Jupiter is the largest planet. It is so large that all of the other planets could fit comfortably inside its 1.77 X 10^15 cubic kilometer volume. Jupiter rotates in 9.925 hours, causing its diameter to be 9275 kilometers more…

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On and Off

Jul 8, 2019 Stars respond to incoming electric charge flow. According to consensus theory, when a star uses up its hydrogen it contracts because radiation pressure no longer overcomes the gravity pulling its outer layers into its core. As that compression increases, internal pressure rises and heats up the star,…

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Colliding Theories

Jul 5, 2019 More data analysis from the Dawn spacecraft. Vesta experienced some powerful forces. There are craters more than 50 kilometers in diameter on its surface, even though it is a mere 564 kilometers by 531 kilometers. There is a particularly large crater near Vesta’s south pole that is…

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Cold Winds

Jul 4, 2019 Gas giant planets exhibit extreme weather. The fastest winds ever recorded on Earth was a 372 kilometer per hour gust on Mount Washington, New Hampshire in 1934. Tornadoes and hurricanes can achieve higher average velocities for short periods, but the maximum 24 hour speed record of 205…

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Loop the Loop

Jul 3, 2019 Stellar streams are known to plasma physicists as Birkeland currents. Birkeland current filaments at every scale thread through the Universe. There are loads in those circuits converting electrical energy into rotation: they are called, “galaxies”.  Galactic evolution, contrary to the gravity-only theories from consensus astronomy, takes place because of…

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A New Dawn

Jul 2, 2019 Investigating the dwarf planet, Ceres. The Dawn spacecraft was launched on September 27, 2007. It began observing the asteroid Vesta on July 17, 2011 and then headed toward the dwarf planet, Ceres on September 5, 2012. Dawn entered orbit around Ceres at 7:39 AM EST on Friday, March 6,…

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