Category Archives: thunderblogs

A variety of editorial commentaries by in-house and guest contributors.

How We Crossed Paths by Mike Heckrotte

As an Electromagnetic Compatibility Engineer, I subscribe to an email list forum for Product Safety and EMC Regulatory Compliance professionals. In 2009 there was an off-topic discussion about the electrical nature of tornados and one of the members suggesting Googling … Continue reading

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The Electric Universe

The Electric Universe By Wal Thornhill We live in an electric world. Our cities are visible from space at night, blazing with electric lights. The electricity courses invisibly in the darkness over great distances along thin power lines. We find … Continue reading

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Congratulations Rosetta, Shame About The Science…

Congratulations Rosetta, Shame About The Science… By Wal Thornhill   Congratulations to the team responsible for the success of the Rosetta mission to comet 67 P Churyumov-Gerasimenko (henceforth 67 P). However, it’s a shame that scientists misled the engineers with their cherished … Continue reading

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Predictions for Comet Science After Rosetta

The Rosetta mission to Comet 67P is still in its early stages, but the remarkable discoveries have been coming for some time. Here is a quick review of key findings so far: Like other comet surfaces, 67P is blacker than charcoal, a continuing … Continue reading

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Will NASA Rewrite History?

Will NASA Rewrite History? A new report from NASA’s Cassini Space Mission to Saturn may prove to be a landmark for the study of electrical phenomena in the space sciences. The article, entitled, Cassini Caught in Hyperion’s Particle Beam, describes the … Continue reading

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Rosetta Mission Predictions

The Rosetta Mission Predictions By David Talbott and Wallace Thornhill After a 10-year journey, Rosetta spacecraft has now reached Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. It looks like the mission is going to be a goldmine for us. Already one self evident prediction of the … Continue reading

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Mohammad Reza Shafizadeh

It is with pride and enthusiasm that we present the story below of the young Iranian scientist, Mohammad Reza Shafizadeh.   The Thunderbolts Project offered Mohammad a student scholarship to the EU2014 conference, and, after much work, he gained approval from … Continue reading

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Electric Spin and Ballerinas

Electric Spin and Ballerinas By Hilton Ratcliffe There is a particular and almost magical property of matter that has a profound effect on every single thing we’ve ever come across. It’s called spin. In a sub-atomic particle, or a planet, … Continue reading

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Fair Use

Fair Use: Now More Imperative Than Ever By David Talbott It’s often noted that the greatest force for scientific progress historically has come from innovative outsiders. And yet, for anyone seeking to explore a new possibility in the sciences today, … Continue reading

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Tornadoes, Plasmoids and Ball Lightning Identification Evidence

Edward Lewis www.sciencejunk.org onyshua@gmail.com Abstract Tornadoes and ball lightning are kinds of plasmoid phenomena. Certain anomalous characteristics of tornadoes and ball lightning are described here. Their behavior is shown to be similar to the behavior of plasmoid phenomena produced by … Continue reading

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