Book Review: The Nature of the Atom (An Introduction to the Structured Atom Model)

By Matthew Ehret It has been far too long that science has been constricted by the many absurd assumptions underlying the early 20th century trainwreck that came to be called “standard model quantum mechanics”, sometimes called “the Copenhagen Interpretation” after the birthplace of the school’s founding father Niels Bohr. The most destructive among the many…

What Determines A Limit to Growth?

By Cynthia Chung This is an article version of a class Cynthia Chung gave for the symposium “The Earth Next 100 Years” which can be viewed here. What Determines a “Limit to Growth”? This might seem like a rather ignorant or simplistic question to some. Many will think the answer rather obvious, that the Limit…

Changing the Rules of Nuclear Fusion Energy

By Dr. Jonathan Tennenbaum This article was originally published on Asia Times. In recent years, technological breakthroughs and the growing role of private investors have brought new promise to nuclear fusion – the effort to bring the energy source of the Sun and other stars down to Earth.  Launched in 2018, the Fusion Industry Association (FIA) comprises…

The Plasma Universe and Max Planck’s Musical Space-Time Revisited

By Matthew Ehret Near the end of 2019, signals arrived to Earth from the Voyager 2 spacecraft which have shaken the foundations of modern physics, and brought into question what are the forces and principles shaping the space time of stars within galaxies (and implicitly galaxies within clusters of galaxies). The data which NASA scientists…

Marie Curie and the Women who Discovered Atomic Physics

In this Rising Tide Foundation lecture, Magdalena Therrien tells the true story of the incredible women who discovered atomic physics starting with Madame Marie Curie who overcame insurmountable odds to find herself among the greatest minds in science which history has ever seen. Along her path, Marie Curie broke through several glass ceilings (or Iron…