The Diamond Fields of the Mind

Diamond Planet

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My Friend Flicker

Orion Nebula

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IndisCERNible

The ATLAS particle detector

New editions of The Picture of the Day are now available at electric-forces.com, independently owned and operated by Steve Smith. Featuring exclusive content by Mel Acheson, Wal Thornhill, Don Scott, and guest contributors. Subscribe now! Original Post March 1, 2012 The so-called “god particle” is most likely an illusion. The…

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Protostar Expostulation

Planck image showing carbon monoxide distribution in the galactic plane

New editions of The Picture of the Day are now available at electric-forces.com, independently owned and operated by Steve Smith. Featuring exclusive content by Mel Acheson, Wal Thornhill, Don Scott, and guest contributors. Subscribe now! Original Post February 27, 2012 Astronomers continue to cling to outmoded theories of star formation…

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Lunar Graben

A portion of the Rimae Burg graben on the Moon

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The Filamentary Firmament

Plasma "tornadoes" on the Sun

New editions of The Picture of the Day are now available at electric-forces.com, independently owned and operated by Steve Smith. Featuring exclusive content by Mel Acheson, Wal Thornhill, Don Scott, and guest contributors. Subscribe now! Original Post February 20, 2012 Strands of magnetically confined plasma can be seen throughout the…

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Plasma Clusters

Globular star cluster NGC 2808

Original Post February 17, 2012 In an Electric Universe, plasma structures in space exhibit similar morphology regardless of scale. From galaxy clusters to individual stars, spheres and filaments predominate. Spherical clusters of stars, otherwise known as globular clusters, are another example of how plasma is organized and confined into coherent…

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Cosmic Blobs

Galaxy clusters and Lyman-Alpha Blobs

Original Post February 16, 2012 Immense clouds of ionized plasma as large as galaxies have been seen in deep space. A recent press release from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) discusses a vast cloud of gas and dust originally discovered in 2000, conventionally measured to be over 300,000 light years…

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