A few years ago I questioned the distance of an object whose age placed it during or before what is referred to in modern cosmology as the Epoch of Reionization. This is supposedly a period shortly after The Big Bang when stars and galaxies first started to form and began reionizing the neutral hydrogen in the Universe that was formed even earlier after The Big Bang. I predicted that eventually objects would be found with […]
Flawed second LIGO gravitational wave discovery
In a previous post I listed the many problems associated with the LIGO team’s claim of having made the first direct observation of gravitational waves in history. Now they have released a second claim that makes all but one of the problems with the initial claim seem irrelevant. That problem is the methodology used to try to recover a signal from what is essentially unidentified and random background noise. This “mystery noise” has continued to […]
Magnetic Field Alignments
While researching the aurorae of the Jovian planets in our solar system (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune) I discovered a very interesting correlation between their magnetic fields. As the above graphic clearly shows, regardless of their angle of rotation in relation to the orbital plane of the solar system, the axis of the planets’ magnetic fields more or less remain perpendicular to the orbital plane. Earth’s and even the extremely weak magnetic field of Mercury […]
Problems with the LIGO gravitational wave discovery
It’s been over a month since the announcement by the LIGO team that they made the first ever direct observation of gravitational waves in history. The following is a concise list of problems associated with this claim, much of which has been summarized from my original post a couple of weeks ago. ~~~~~ Non-repeatability and non-verifiability The Advanced LIGO experiment did not follow the scientific method, one of the fundamental tenants of which is that […]
It’s been over two weeks since the big announcement concerning the alleged discovery of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). Although a few outliers have since pushed back, for the most part this “discovery” has been accepted unquestioningly by the vast majority of the scientific community and media outlets. I would like to begin by stating that I personally believe that gravitational waves could exist. So far all of Einstein’s predictions have […]
Archive for 2016
- Shannon Sims on About this Site
- Axel on About this Site
- Shannon Sims on Is Galaxy Cluster IDCS J1426 one of the most distant and earliest?
- Howard Lipman on Is Galaxy Cluster IDCS J1426 one of the most distant and earliest?
- Valmir Feitosa on Satellite galaxy orbits versus cold dark matter