Sputtering Canyons, Part 3

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Sputtering Canyons, Part 3 By Andrew Hall In Part 1 of the Sputtering Canyons series, we discussed Arches National Monument and evidence that it was formed by a complex sputtering discharge process. That process involved a thermal-spiking, barrier discharge in a layer of wet sandstone. In Part 2, we looked at how charge …

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Turning Sound Into Light

Turning Sound Into Light by Jimmy Mikecz What if sound didn’t only flow through matter but could produce unexpected phenomena like light? Research in sound has revealed the capacity of sound to influence matter in a way that produces light. The phenomenon of sonoluminescence (SL) is one example of this …

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A Brief History of Unicorns

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OP-ED: A Brief History of Unicorns The Death of Stephen Hawking U = NiC + OrN / g(0) By David Drew aka The Soupdragon The death of Stephen Hawking made headline news worldwide. Tributes poured in for the ‘inspirational’ British physicist — best known for his work with Black Holes and …

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The Mysterious Hum

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 The Mysterious Hum By Jimmy Mikecz You hear a low rumble that sounds like it is about a mile away. You go outside, but the annoying noise is actually louder in your house. The low hum is not an appliance, and there are no factories or highways nearby. You and …

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Sputtering Canyons, Part 2

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Sputtering Canyons, Part 2 By Andrew Hall In Sputtering Canyons, Part 1, we discussed Arches National Monument and evidence that it was formed by a complex sputtering discharge process. That process involved a thermal spiking, barrier discharge in a layer of wet sandstone. In Part 2, we’ll take a broader look …

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Sputtering Canyons, Part 1

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Sputtering Canyons, Part 1 By Andrew Hall In summer of 2016, following the Electric Universe conference in Phoenix, Arizona, EU Geology researchers visited Arches National Monument and the deep reaches of Canyonlands, Utah, where the Green and Colorado Rivers channel through the Colorado Plateau. Arches National Monument is an astonishing …

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Lightning Scarred Earth, Part 2

Lightning Scarred Earth, Part 2 By Andrew Hall In Lightning Scarred Earth, Part 1,  Shiprock was presented as an example of a pinnacle created by lightning. Fulgarites are created when lightning strikes and current penetrates the ground, leaving a hollow tube of glassy, fused material behind. Current from the lightning …

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Lightning Scarred Earth, Part 1

Lightning Scarred Earth, Part 1 By Andrew Hall The blue-white arc of a lightning bolt stuns the senses. Blinding radiance, elemental beauty, awesome power and primordial danger flash into existence from thin air and vanish before the mind catches-up. We stare, immobile, unthinking and awestruck. In that moment, a channel …

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Science as a Personal Journey

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Science as a Personal Journey By Chris Reeve There is something you need to know about scientific controversies: Your own personal reaction to controversial science says much about the depth of your own thinking and your own propensity to lead. When we treat controversies as an open-ended clash of worldviews …

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