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A recent Scientific American article aroused a letter of protest from some prominent cosmologists, including renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who dispute the article’s challenge to the Big Bang theory. In this episode, we explore the many theoretical problems for the Big Bang, and we highlight alternatives available in the Electric …

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Essential Guide to the EU – Chapter 8
Current Sheets, Perpendicular Currents and Electric Circuits

8.1  Plasma Current Sheets Reference has already been made to the filamentation of current sheets. This section will explore the nature of current sheets and their relationship to the magnetic field. A current sheet is exactly what it says – a thin surface within which a current flows. It obviously …

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Magnetic Effervescence

Dec 08, 2011 “Bubbles” of magnetic energy are said to surround the Sun’s heliosheath. “In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air.” — John Webster According to astronomer Merav Opher of Boston University’s Voyager team: “The …

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Essential Guide to the EU – Chapter 2
Magnetic and Electric Fields in Space

2.1 The Strength of Gravity and Electric Forces Gravity is a relatively very weak force.  The electric Coulomb force between a proton and an electron is of the order of 1039 (that’s 1 with 39 zeros after it) times stronger than the gravitational force between them. We can get a …

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The Dark of the Sun

  Sep 14, 2011 Dark mode plasma phenomena exist on the Sun. The image at the top of the page is the most detailed ever taken of the Sun’s chromosphere. The smallest features are 130 kilometers in size. Each spicule is about 480 kilometers in diameter, with a length of …

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