Research Articles


Earth Engulfed by Superconducting Interstellar Dust Particles During the Last Ice Age

Paper finally published after 30+ year journal battle ordeal. Samples retrieved from the ice age portion of the Camp Century, Greenland ice core show evidence that a major cosmic dust incursion episode occurred 49,000 years ago, the largest to occur in the past several hundred thousand years. Dr. Paul LaViolette, director of the Starburst Foundation, a New York based research institute, has found that over a period of at least 6 years, interstellar dust was entering the Earth’s atmosphere at up to 100,000 times that of the current cosmic dust influx rate. He presents this discovery in a paper that that is appearing in the December 1st issue of Advances in Space Research.
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Model G Transmuting Ether Simulator: Create a Subatomic Particle

Below is a simulator of the Model G ether reaction-diffusion system. It is currently set up to generate a one-dimensional representation of a dissipative soliton; i.e., the emergence of a primordial neutron from a spontaneously emerging zero-point energy fluctuation. Just press the “run” button at the bottom. The reaction-diffusion system parameters must be chosen to be close to the values given in the left column, otherwise the system will not generate a soliton structure. You can experiment by altering the provided values and pressing “run” to see the outcome. When finished you may reset the simulator by pressing the webpage reload button on your browser.
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Hawking finally sees the light: Says black holes do not exist

Physicist Stephen Hawking has now reversed his stand on black holes. He gives his reasons in a paper that he posted five days ago on the physics preprint internet archive at ( He says that according to his new analysis “There would be no event horizons and no firewalls. The absence of event horizons mean that there are no black holes – in the sense of regimes from which light can’t escape to infinity.” He says that the concept of a black hole should be “redefined as a metastable bound state of the gravitational field” which has a chaotic interior. In other words, he now envisions that a supermassive Galactic core should be a collapsed region from which energy can escape through an “apparent horizon”. An apparent horizon is described as a surface that traps light but which also varies its shape due to quantum fluctuations allowing the possibility for light to escape.
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The Reality of Overunity Generators: Evidence for an Open-System Universe

There are two energy generation processes that operate in the universe: conservative energy generation and nonconservative energy generation. Standard physics recognizes only one of these sources, conservative energy generation. But in doing so it leaves a large number of observed energy generation phenomena unexplained, as for example overunity generators that produce energy without consuming fuel. Let us review these two classes of technologies and start first with the conventional technologies that are currently sanctioned by society.
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Excerpt from Paul LaViolette’s 1983 Ph.D. dissertation “Galactic Explosions, Cosmic Dust Invasions, and Climatic Change” From Chapter 3 “Modeling the Hypothesized 14,200 BP Superwave” © 1983 Paul LaViolette   3.3.3 Geomagnetic Effects As was mentioned in the previous subsection, solar flares would have been more energetic and would have occurred with greater frequency during a superwave event due to the accretion of …
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SQK Cosmology

Like other astrophysicists, Paul LaViolette once took the big bang theory on faith to be an accepted established fact. However, in 1978 he came to a juncture in which he had to know for sure whether the expanding universe hypothesis was really correct, or not. During the previous five years, he had been developing a unified field theory called subquantum kinetics whose aim was to explain the formation of material subatomic particles and by 1978 he had made an advance in this theory which indicated that for the theory to be correct photons would necessarily have to lose energy as they traveled through space, with this lost energy actually disappearing in a real sense from being present in the observable material universe.
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Are we in Danger from a Local Interstellar Cloud Incursion?

The solar system is currently embedded in the Local Interstellar Cloud, or Local Fluff as it is sometimes called, a gas cloud about 30 light years wide and travelling past us at 29 km per second. At this speed we should be going through it for the next 300,000 years. It has been suggested that this cloud may contain cloudlets having gas densities hundreds of times higher than the Local Interstellar Cloud average. How far away they may lie from the solar system or when they will impact us remains open to speculation. But, one might ask how likely it is that the solar system’s movement through such a high density region will affect the Sun and Earth, whether it will impact us in a way similar to how a superwave has done in the past?
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Resurrection of the Hubble-Jeans Galaxy Formation Theory

A review of the most recent data on galaxy evolution shows that the subquantum kinetics continuous creation theory of galaxy formation is correct. That galaxies progressively grow in size and mass, proceeding from dwarf elliptical to S0 to mature spiral and finally to giant elliptical. The data also call for the reinstatement of the galaxy evolution theory which Edwin Hubble and Sir James Jeans proposed in the early 20th century. It indicates that Hubble’s “tuning fork” diagram of galaxy evolution was largely correct with one exception. The elliptical galaxies on the left should be considered dwarf spheroidals and dwarf ellipticals while the giant elliptical category should be placed in a new branch to the right of the spirals, with both spiral category branches evolving into the giant elliptical category.

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Frontier Physics: Subquantum Kinetics

Starburst conducts research on subquantum kinetics, a new microphysics methodology that has successfully solved many of the problems that presently confront physics and astronomy. Its approach was inspired from general system theory and from concepts that were originally developed to explain the formation of chemical wave patterns in certain nonlinear chemical reaction systems.
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Subquantum Kinetics (nontechnical summary)

Subquantum kinetics is a novel microphysics paradigm that incorporates concepts developed in the fields of system theory and nonequilibrium thermodynamics. One of its distinctive features is that it begins at the subquantum level for its point of departure.
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    The Generation of Mega Glacial Meltwater Floods and their Geologic Impact

    A new theory explains how mountain-sized waves of glacial meltwater could have been produced during the last ice age. In a paper published last month in the journal Hydrology: Current Research, Paul LaViolette describes how immense waves of glacial meltwatercould have been produced on the surface of the North American and European ice sheets during periods of excessive climatic warmth when the ice sheet surface was melting at an accelerated rate.
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