Electric Double Layers

September 9, 2020 Double layers can accelerate charged particles, as well. “We have to learn again that science without contact with experiments is an enterprise which is likely to go completely astray into imaginary conjecture.”— Hannes Alfvén A recent press release from the European Space Agency (ESA) provides information about…

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The Electric Web

September 8, 2020 There are regular reports in the scientific press about the filamentary structure of the Universe. According to consensus astrophysics, galaxies are embedded in a diffuse cloud of gas and dust known as “baryonic matter”. Baryons are commonly referred to as “normal matter”, or “luminous” matter. However, along…

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Plasma Instabilities

September 7, 2020 Editor’s note: The Picture of the Day will take a short recess today. Meanwhile, please enjoy this article from the archives. Plasma does not obey the laws of kinetic energy. “The plasma exhibited striations and double-layers, the electron distribution was non-Maxwellian, there were all sorts of oscillations…

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Go With the Flow

August 27, 2020 Electric Universe advocate, Wal Thornhill, states that stars reside within plasma sheaths perhaps as great as a light-day in extent. “The Sun’s plasma sheath, or ‘heliosphere’ is about 100 times more distant than the Earth is from the Sun. To give an idea of the immensity of…

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