EU2012 – Themes

A New Picture of Space

A New Picture of Space

Yes, our view of the universe has changed.

Not long ago, gravity was the key to explain and predict the evolution of planets, comets, stars, solar systems, and galaxies. On a cosmological scale, the electric force has been largely ignored … until now. Continue reading →

Our Electric Sun

“…whole of space is filled with electrons and flying electric ions of all kinds.”

The Norwegian scientist, Kristian Birkeland (1867-1917), experimented with electricity and led expeditions to the polar region…Continue reading →

Of God and Planets

Historians have long puzzled over the identification of remote planets as ancient, often towering and capricious gods. Without the aid of telescopes, five visible planets appear as star-like bodies in the sky. …Continue reading →

The Electricity of Life

Electricity of LifeFor decades biologists believed the cell was essentially a “bag of solution.” With better preparation techniques and the electron microscope biologists were able to see a huge network of filaments tubes, fibers and trabeculae inside the cell. Continue reading →

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