Our Mysterious and Variable Sun

   (Discovering the Electric Sun – Part 2) Quantification It is the general agreement between theory and observation that provides the foundation for quantification. Specialized inquiry can then test the rigor and precision of the qualitative argument with equations and numbers. In a successful test, the quantitative results will correlate …

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On Gravity-centric Cosmology and the Implications of a Universe Awash with Plasma

Editors Note: The Bentham Open Astronomy Journal has now published a “Special Edition” with a focus on Plasma Cosmology.  A peer-reviewed journal, its goal is to publish quality papers rapidly and to make them freely available to researchers worldwide. The following article by Thunderbolts Project principal Dave Smith offers an introduction …

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A Nobel Prize for the Dark Side

“Science today is about getting some results, framing those results in an attention-grabbing media release and basking in the glory.” —Kerry Cue, Canberra Times, 5 October 2011 On October 4, 2011 the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three astrophysicists for “THE ACCELERATING UNIVERSE.” Prof. Perlmutter of the University of California, …

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Comet Elenin—the Debate that Never Happened

by David Talbott The comet Elenin, a subject of intense Internet discussion for several months, seems to have disappointed everyone.  I speak here not just of the doomsayers, who were awaiting a frightful specter in recent weeks.  You might think these folks would be happy that the celebrated intruder faded …

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