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(In reverse chronological order)

(2021 September 18):
War against civilization: The truth is out: The Covid-19 vaccine IS the real pathogen! “It’s a stealth weapon in an entirely new kind of war; a war aimed at restructuring the global order and establishing absolute social control.” –

(2021 September 10): Currently two DSSU research articles are being peer reviewed.

Suicidal decline of Western civilization: “Given that the PPC is Canada’s only federal party on the Right, those who proclaim to believe in the values of ‘life, liberty and property’ have only one choice in this election: the People’s Party of Canada.” –Robert Metz (2021-9-2)

   I predict that the majority of Canadian voters (with the election on Sept 20) will reject this sensible choice. They simply do not sufficiently value ‘life, liberty and property’ —the three essentials for Freedom. And so, sadly, the decline continues. –C.R.

(2021 August 20): It’s a special day. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of DSSU cosmology. It is also the 20th anniversary of the passing of the greatest astrophysicist of the 20th century, Sir Fred Hoyle (1915-2001). The original plan was to celebrate this date by announcing the greatest discovery to emerge from DSSU theory. Unfortunately, but not unexpectedly, the Manuscript detailing the discovery was rejected. The reason? The Reviewer alleges, and the journal Editor concurs, that the historic Michelson-Morley experiment as a detection of aether was fraudulent! Furthermore, these gatekeepers firmly believe that aether does not exist! So, despite Albert Michelson having received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his precision measurements of light, this Reviewer, who claims to be a PhD physicist, considers those experiments fraudulent! … Conclusion: Yes, another FAKE review.

Suicidal decline of Western civilization: “Canadian writer and newspaperman will remain in jail as a political prisoner, a non-violent prisoner of conscience in a Cultural Marxist ruled country that praises “diversity” but detests “diversity” of opinion.” –[LINK]

(2021 July): We finally have a proper scientific theory of the Universe.

An unprecedented development in the long history of cosmology. The conservation of energy mechanism applicable to our Universe has been discovered. Press Release 2021-7

Suicidal decline of Western civilization: "What we here in the Unites States and in Europe are actually witnessing is the planned destruction of Western civilization. It is no accident." ... "Every step in the decline of Western culture has been planned for years. It started in Germany in the early years of the 20th century. Germany was the original target of the Communists." –The Barnes Review, 2021 July/Aug Editorial.

Canadian philosopher Stefan Molyneux wrote in his Freedomain Update for 2021-7-4: “… people believe what they want to believe, facts don't seem to matter much anymore, rational arguments get banished from public discourse —and it looks like people are going to have to learn about the dangers of totalitarianism through suffering, since they will not learn through history, reason, evidence or morality.”

(2021 June 18): Part 6 of the Laws of Physics 20th-Century Scientists Overlooked has finally been ACCEPTED for publication.

Meanwhile, after 9 long weeks, Part 7 has successfully passed the review process. One Reviewer stated, “Interesting logical arguments … assembled in a very well drafted and readable manuscript.” … An “excellent manuscript.” The other Reviewer reported no problems with the Paper.
So, what was the Editors decision? … REJECT. Decision final. No reason given. No justifying comments. Thus, truth once again has been censored!

(2021 May 14): SUMMARY of the evidence in the ongoing war against freedom and Western Civilization: JustRightMedia Podcast. (When listening, do recognize and disregard the anti-German bias evident in the references to the fake Hollywood version of history.)

(2021 May 7): I was born in a police state (Communist East Germany); and now I find myself living in another police state —Communist Canada! … No, I’m not surprised, saw it coming for many decades, but I am always amazed. It is a matter of knowing the nature of the beast. –CR
    This week Robert Metz focused on Winning Back Our Freedom—and why philosophy matters as he presents the compelling case that, as “demonstrated many times in the past, the political world is and has always been ruled by minorities. ‘Majorities’ always follow, they never lead.

(2021 April 16): Civilization regresses: WARNING: UNDRIP, United Nations, and the Globalists’ huge land grab! JustRightMedia Program #702

(2021 April 9): Cosmology advances:
Part 5 has been accepted for publication.
Part 7, just completed, is now under review.

Civilization regresses:

Many of those driving globalist lockdown agendas have been described as psychopaths, sociopaths, or just plain evil. There is plenty of evidence to support all three descriptions. But how is one to judge those who follow and support the tyrannical measures devised by this handful of deranged collectivists? … Of course, in any objective sense, evil must be understood to refer to those human thoughts and actions that lead to the intentional destruction of the self or others. With Life as the standard of the Good, Death becomes at once the symbol, the objective, and the consequence of the moral vacuum that creates Evil itself.
 –Fear no evil—Make evil fear you (JustRight #701; 2021-4-8)
(Except for the anti-German clichés and misleading historical propaganda, this is an excellent program.)

(2021 March 12): The enemies of truth and promoters of unreality continue to be active in astrophysics and cosmology. FIVE journals have now refused to publish Part 5, with its irrefutable proof …
And they are active in our decaying society:

   “Benjamin Franklin warned that It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority; while Albert Einstein noted that Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
   Together, these words of wisdom go a long way towards explaining our dystopian unreality. For the past year or so, we have all been subjected to fake propaganda spewed by a fake news media about a fake pandemic designed to scare people into getting a fake vaccine. Talk about ‘unreality’!”
–Robert Metz (JustRightMedia, 2021-3-11)

(2021 Feb 13,14,&15): Commemorating the 76th anniversary of the greatest terrorist event/action in the long history of mankind —the Dresden HELLSTORM. The tragic event —a truly epic testimony of evil— occurred in 1945. The victims were the long-suffering German people.

(2021 Feb 5): Newly posted:
Directory of DSSU Articles and Resources

(2021 Jan 29): Question regarding the Higgs field versus DSSU aether.

Part 6 is currently undergoing review.

(2021 January 22):"Law of physics 20th-century scientists overlooked (Part 4): Mass Extinction by Aether Deprivation" has been published in JHEPGC, Vol.7, No.1. Link to Abstract & Article.
MEANWHILE, (Part 5) in this series of articles contains a proof so toxic that three astrophysics journals have refused to publish it !!

(2021 January 8):Nothing in the mainstream media is trustworthy.”
   “No one has ever been so thoroughly evil as the politicians and scientists promoting the corona-virus fakes around the world. Never before have people been lied to so thoroughly and consistently with such evil purposes as we have been lied to by our present totalitarian genocidal government. Make no mistake, this is genocide. The covid-19 fraud, the lockdown, and the abandonment of the elderly and the sick are resulting in the deaths of millions. In the UK the National Health Service has become the National Death Service.”
   “We are ruled by a bunch of traitors who have sold our birthright …”
   “How did they [the British people] fall for so many lies? Where is their courage?”
   “Unless we fight hard with determination, the year ahead, 2021, will be the last we live as free men and women. That’s not rhetoric, it’s fact!”
Dr Vernon Coleman, 2021 Jan 2, audio clip, This is Genocide.
Transcribed from Just Right Media: The great reckoning 2021

(2020 December 12): "Law of physics 20th-century scientists overlooked (Part 4): Mass Extinction by Aether Deprivation" has been accepted for journal publication.
Part 5 is currently under review.
Part 6 is currently being prepared.

(2020 November): The Globalists’ agenda of tyranny continues: ● Fascism   ● Fraud on a scale “beyond the average person’s ability to even conceptualize”

(2020-11-12): Congratulations to America for the landslide re-election of President Donald Trump!
(2020-11-12): I highly recommend listening to broadcaster Robert Metz’s assessment:

(2020 September 18): Law of physics 20th-century scientists overlooked … Part 4 is currently under review … Part 5 is being prepared.
(2020 September 4): “Governments are in fear of the people they lied to!” as the scope of the pandemic fraud is uncovered. … “One tragic statistic [is] the ‘cases’ of people who are suffering and dying directly as a consequence of the lockdowns and fascist rules of disassociation. That will soon change as the public slowly awakens to the true nature and scale of a crime wrought solely by their own politicians.” –Just Right Media (2020-9-3)

(2020 August 21): “[T]he whole COVID-19 pandemic has been an orchestrated fraud from the very beginning. Worse, it is a political/criminal conspiracy, comprised of politicians, government health officials, the mainstream media, and various corporate interests. … It’s remarkable how many people remain unaware that, thanks to the COVID-19 conspiracy, parts of Australia have been turned into a literal police state, no different from communist China.” –Just Right Media (2020-8-20)

(2020 August 14): New article: Law of Physics 20th-Century Scientists Overlooked (Part 2): Energy Generation via Velocity Differential Blueshift. Published in Physics Essays Vol.33. No.3, pp289-298 (2020). Reprint.

New article: Law of Physics 20th-Century Scientists Overlooked (Part 3): Noninteraction Mass-to-Energy Conversion. Published in International Journal of High Energy Physics. Vol.7, No.1, pp.19-31 (2020).

(2020 July 31): The enslavement continues. “Actions taken by world governments in managing the fake COVID-19 crisis have employed documented techniques used in the psychological torture of prisoners. And the objective is the same: submission.” –Just Right Media Program: COVID-19's new world disorder

(2020 July 23): The facts are in. The entire “COVID-19 pandemic” fiasco was a fascist fraud! … It’s all about freedom-hating politicians and power-drunk bureaucrats demanding our submission. Given the enormity of the damage caused by their direct actions, these oppressors should be charged with high crimes and treason. –Just Right Media program #664

(2020 July 10): TWO new articles have been accepted for journal publication.

Author's Curriculum Vitae has now been posted.

(2020 May 29): Now published: "Natural Cause of Galaxy Rotation" now appears in the American Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Revolutionary. Press Release.

(2020 May 22): Now published: Law of Physics 20th-Century Scientists Overlooked (Part 1) … –The historic failure of scientists to recognize this law led to a momentous misinterpretation of Edwin Hubble’s redshift observations. Their oversight of a remarkable simple principle connecting light and gravity had revolutionary consequences —it gave birth to the preposterous expanding universe concept. Find out exactly why the big bang hypothesis has no scientific foundation. Abstract. Pdf download. Reprinted by permission of PEP, from Physics Essays, Vol.33, No.2, pp163-174 (2020 June).

(2020 May 7): Updates on the tyranny and enslavement:
“Pandemic parallels: The COVID-19 climate changer” –Just Right program #653

David Duke interviews Dr. Anthony G. Beck who has been “practicing integrated medicine for 26 years … and has been researching the coronavirus.” –Radio program 2020 May 5

“This is no longer a viral pandemic. It is a political, economic, and social disaster, made possible by decades of drifting morally, intellectually, and politically Leftward. Fueled by the evil and inverted morality of altruism, the Left condemns the ‘selfishness’ of those who wish to independently survive and praises the ‘sacrifice’ of those forced to give up their livelihoods and freedoms.” –The COVID-19 credibility gap (Just Right program #652)

(2020 April 30): Never imagined it would be so easy to enslave the masses of the world. The global puppet masters must surely be laughing and, no doubt, are wondering why so relatively few of the victims are fighting back or even resisting! Sadly, there are simply too many gullible people. Professor James McCanney sums up the situation, “People have been watching football and beauty pageants while their country has been stolen from them in the background. … Welcome to the New World Order!” –Science Hour, 2020 April 23, radio program (@44:25 min mark). Although Professor McCanney is wrong about many things, he most certainly understands the nature of the enemy.

Meanwhile: The revolutionary research into the "Natural Cause of Galaxy Rotation" has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(2020 April 10): Year after year our freedoms were incrementally taken away. Now, as of March/April 2020, we live in a police state. Robert Metz of Just Right Media reports on the dire situation: Program #648 and Program #649

(2020 April 3):Whatever the “problem”, governments seemingly always make it worse.
Just Right Media Program #648 (2020-4-2): “First, we were faced with a coronavirus health pandemic. Then, world governments created a second crisis by shutting down their economies and precipitating an unemployment pandemic and a financial pandemic. Now, it appears that we have a serious COVID-19 ‘statistics crisis,’ which may in the end be the one most responsible for precipitating all the fear and panic … There is also evidence surfacing that the statistics are being manipulated to present a false picture of the situation.”

(2020 March 27): Freedom fades, tyranny advances:
History has repeatedly demonstrated that government-declared emergencies are too often simply a justification for violating individual freedom. History also demonstrates that the violation of life, liberty and property kills —and has killed— more people than any flu virus ever has. What needs to be spread is a ‘virus’ of liberty, not a pandemic of government control.” –Just Right Media, 2020 March 26 program

(2020 March 20): According to Professor James McCanney, corona-virus tests are giving results that are 80% false positive. He also reports that “China is back to normal.” Link to his radio program of 2020 March 19 (and March 26).

(2020 March 6): Local Webpage was reformatted and its technical problems were fixed. See
The Story of a Baffling Omission in Modern Cosmology.

(2020 Feb 14): February 14-16 marks the 75th anniversary of the senseless and diabolical destruction of Dresden (in 1945). An event that should always be remembered.
Killed a hundred thousand civilians in two hours

(2020 January 31) Latest DSSU research paper is currently under review: This one deals with the natural cause of galaxy rotation. Motivated by the recent awarding of the Nobel Prize to James Peebles for, in part, “how galaxies have formed and evolved.”

ANNOUNCEMENTS & comments from earlier years are available HERE.


The Nature of Gravitational Collapse

Subtitle: How the photon, the particle of light, is responsible for mass, gravity, superneutron stars, and supermassive black holes

—Reveals the truth about stellar and supermassive black holes.

This work contains 311+ pages, 67 illustrations, references, and index. …
Second printing details (2017 November)
First printing details (Lambert Academic Publishing, 2017 July)

Guide to the Construction of the Natural Universe

Participate in a unique exploration of the Cosmos: venture into the sub-atomic realm, even into the sub-quantum realm where the roots of reality reside, and into the domain of cosmic-scale cell-structure and beyond to infinity. Along the way, discover the cause of mass, the cause of gravitation, and rediscover Einstein’s “nonponderable” aether and Heraclitus’ harmony-of-opposites principle. … The book represents the ultimate vindication for all the skeptics who resisted the "preposterous" Big Bang mythology and who refused to join the exploding-cosmos religion.
The book contains 317 pages, 61 illustrations, references, and index …
Available from C-FAR Books.
Or use this mail-in Order Form.
(Also available at  Niagara Falls Public Library)


Mass-to-Energy Conversion, the Astrophysical Mechanism –Published in Journal of High Energy Physics, Gravitation and Cosmology, Vol.5, No.2 (2019). HTML version.

Nature’s Supreme Mechanism for Energy Extraction from Nonmaterial Aether –Published in Infinite Energy Magazine Vol.24, Issue#144 (2019 March/April)

The Nature of Gravity –How One Factor Unifies Gravity’s Convergent, Divergent, Vortex, and Wave Effects –Published in the International Journal of Astrophysics and Space ScienceVol.6, No.5, 2018.
Natural Mechanism for the Generation and Emission of Extreme Energy Particles –Published in Physics Essays Vol.31, No.3, p358 (2018). (Reprint)
Sachs-Wolfe Effect Disproof –Published in the International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science, Vol.6, No.1, 2018. ( Abstract & Links.)

"The Nature of Gravitational Collapse"
–Published in American Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics. ( Abstract and Links.)
(Note, there is a typo in AJA&A posted version in the Fig-10 caption. It should read: … acceleration is proportional to 1/r2.)

Glossary of Terms used in Cosmology and Astrophysics with particular emphasis on DSSU theory.
(Opens in separate Window or Tab)


Mysteries & Paradoxes that Plague Standard Cosmology  (Updated 2015-7)

Cosmology Crisis of 1998 (Revised 2015-5)

Critique of Conventional Cosmology ... comments relating to the 'preposterous' expanding-universe paradigm.
Bafflement —the remarkable admission of a physicist.
The Cosmology Debate That Never Happened   —During the 20th century there was a decades-long debate: The cataclysmic expanding universe VS the stable expanding universe. But there has never been a debate of the dynamic expanding universe VS the dynamic non-expanding universe. (Posted 2011 Oct)

Models of the Universe —Historical, Expanding, and Cellular universes. INCLUDES USEFUL TABLES FOR COMPARING THEORIES.

The Universe Is Infinite (Part 1) —overcoming a "central" problem of cosmology theories.

The Universe Is Infinite (Part 2) —an explanation of how the universe can always have existed and will always exist.

DSSU, The Non-Expanding Universe: Structure, Redshift, Distance —A long sought-after goal of astrophysicists has been a formulation of cosmic distance that is independent of the speed of light. The goal has now been achieved. The present Paper details the surprisingly simple distance expression and its validating agreement with Supernova data.

Why Copernicus Did Not Need a Force of Gravity —Explores the question of why no one, except Newton, invoked a force. (Re-Posted February, 2014)

Gravity and Lambda —A Story of Opposites (.htm) —A story of opposites in harmony. Key differences between the Conventional Cosmology and the New Cosmology are presented.

Dynamic Cosmic Cell —The Structural Component of the DSSU —Animated image and discussion of the self-sustaining, self-balancing system.

Why Einstein Did Not Receive the Nobel Prize for His Theory of Relativity —“By 1922 Einstein had been nominated about fifty times —most were for his relativity theories.”

Questions & Answers & Comments


(2016 June) FREE DOWNLOAD details:
DSSU Validated by Redshift Theory and Structural Evidence
, Physics Essays, Vol.28, No.4, p455-473 (2015 Dec) —Delivers the coup de grâce to the Big Bang. Abstract & Links.
Both Reviewers enthusiastically endorsed this "well-written and incisive article."

The Dynamic Steady State Universe.
This work brings together the main pieces of the cosmic puzzle in a step-by-step construction of the Natural Universe. Published in Physics Essays Vol.27 No.2 (2014 June issue) (PDF download)  "... the arguments are well-made. The article is competent, enjoyable and readable." —Reviewer for Physics Essays Journal

Olbers’ Paradox Resolved for the Infinite Non-Expanding Universe
, American Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol.4, No.1, (2016 January). Abstract & links. Reprint PDF.
● “The man accredited with discovering universe expansion did not believe that the universe was expanding. Hubble was convinced that the key evidence, the cosmic redshift, was caused by some other factor, something more fundamental than mere expansion.”
● “With the recent discovery of a new cosmic-redshift mechanism, and its theoretical validation, it turns out that Hubble was right.”
● Explains how “an infinite, non-expanding, perpetually regenerating universe" is able to predict a dark night sky.

Cosmic Redshift in the Nonexpanding Cellular Universe  ( Journal links ) —details the actual causal mechanism. Published in the American Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Vol.2, No.5 (2014) Abstract.
Local copy with quality images: (Reprint pdf).
• Entirely new concept for cosmic redshift mechanism;
• Retains the foundation premise of all modern cosmology;
• But does not require whole-universe expansion;
• A redshift based on the DSSU theory of unified gravity & cosmic cellular structure;
• Remarkable agreement with independently established redshift distances.

The Cosmology Debate That Never Happened
What historians call "the greatest cosmological debate in history” was between TWO  expanding universes —two hypothetical models that share the same, I repeat, the same foundational property! If one is to claim some great clash of ideas (let alone the "greatest") then surely there must exist some deep dividing difference! (Posted 2011-10)

The Case for a Cellular Universe
—the Story of a Baffling Omission in Modern Cosmology    (Rev2014)

Large-Scale Structure of the Dynamic Steady State Universe published in the American Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol.4, No.6, 2016, pp.65-77. Astract and Links.
■ Presents the first 2 of the 4 main postulates that define the DSSU.
■ Space-medium expansion and contraction are perpetually held in balance, thus ensuring a non-expanding universe.
■ Explains how the two dynamic processes of the DSSU’s space medium sustain the cellular structure responsible for the pattern of matter distribution in our Universe.

Galaxy Morphology:

Ellipticity, Its Origin & Progression in Comoving Galaxies,  American Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics, AJAA, Vol.3, No.2, 2015.
Journal  Abstract and Links.
Local  high-resolution PDF.
HTML version available from AJAA here.
• Provides the first-ever natural explanation for the cause of the elliptical shape of nonrotating galaxies
• Retains the foundation premise of all modern cosmology but rejects the absurd concept of whole-universe expansion
• Takes full advantage of the universe’s cosmic cellular structure and exploits the DSSU theory of unified gravity domains
• Amazingly, the mechanism that stretches galaxies turns out to be the very same mechanism that causes the cosmic spectral redshift!

Cosmic-Redshift Distance Law Without c Without H Comments & Links Simplifying the redshift-distance formula by removing the speed-of-light constant and the Hubble parameter —while maintaining agreement with observational evidence.


Cosmic Core website: Lavishly illustrated. Includes many articles discussing DSSU theory and cosmology.

New Illuminati
–The DSSU is The New Cosmology

New Illuminati –Hidden Substrate of Reality

Big Bang Never Happened –Home & Summary

Just Right program #623
Canadian broadcaster Robert Metz focuses on cosmology. This is a superb show in which he exposes the absurdity of the Big Bang hypothesis, delves into some key aspects of the DSSU, and praises the veracity of the modern steady-state perspective.
Originally aired 2019-9-19.


DSSU Theory:

DSSU Validated by Redshift Theory and Structural Evidence, Physics Essays, Vol.28, No.4, p455-473 (2015 Dec) —Delivers the coup de grâce to the Big Bang. Abstract & Links.
Both Reviewers enthusiastically endorsed this "well-written and incisive article."

A historical tour of universes culminating with the Natural Universe —This essay gives a thematic tour of historical and modern universes. ... While the Universe is endlessly speaking, forever sending signals; philosophers and scientists listen and interpret.

Currently undergoing revision and updating: Theoretical Foundation and Pillars of the Dynamic Steady State Universe —The first complete presentation of all four postulates of DSSU theory. A powerful paper that resolves the cause-of-causes paradox, explains the non-independent nature of time, and reveals the 'supreme advantage'. It includes a concise comparison with standard cosmology focusing on real-world viability.

The Fundamental Process of Energy —A Qualitative Unification of Energy, Mass, and Gravity. (Abstract & Reviews & Links) … This article reveals the secret behind photon confinement. (Contains only a bare minimum of mathematics and mainly in one of the 14 sections.)
PART 1 published in Infinite Energy Magazine Issue #113 (Jan/Feb 2014)
PART 2 published in Infinite Energy Magazine    Issue #114 (Mar/Apr 2014)

Headlined as:
A "Conceptual Unification of Energy, Mass and Gravity"

Dynamic Cosmic Cell —The Structural Component of the DSSU —Animated image and discussion of the self-sustaining, self-balancing system.

Unified Gravitation Cells of the DSSU —Constructing the Universe with Cosmic Gravity Cells

Aether Flow Equations and Expansion-Contraction Rates (pdf) —This paper explores the mathematical aspects of the two space-medium postulates of DSSU theory —and uncovers some profound consequences.


Documentary movie footage in which Einstein states, "There exists an aether"
High resolution .mpg video.
Low resolution .wmv video.

The Aether Experiments and the Impact on Cosmology —Aether was detected first in 1887 and then several more times during the 20th century. Its 21st–century "rediscovery" (in 2001) led to the long-sought causal mechanism of gravity —a discovery which has revolutionizing cosmology.

Michelson-Morley and the Story of the Aether Theory —Richard Milton's analysis of the historical details involving the misrepresentation, bias, and cover-up that hampered the Aether theory.

The History of the Aether Theory —The historic development of the aether as a scientific theory of the universal space medium. What started as the "fifth element" of Antiquity becomes molded by theoretical constraints and experimental evidence into the dual-dynamic sub-quantum medium —the Essence of the Universe. (Updated 2019-12)

Relativity of Time in the Aether-Space of the DSSU —How intrinsic time and relative time are related.

DSSU Relativity –The Lorentz Transformations Applied to Aether-Space —Ranzan
Reprinted by permission of Physics Essays Publication, Physics  Essays Vol.23, No.3, p520. (2010). ABSTRACT

Physical Nature of Length Contraction —the DSSU Theory of Length Contraction Induced by Absolute Motion.
An easy to follow examination of how the mode by which matter is “conducted” through luminiferous aether causes the matter to contract. A simple derivation of the mathematical expression for this physical phenomenon is presented. There is also a brief discussion of relevant historical aspects and of nonphysical length contraction.
Reviewer's comments: “This is amazing …”  “The paper is interesting …” –Applied Physics Research reviewer. Published in Applied Physics Research journal Vol.5, No.1 (2013 Feb).

Contradiction Divides Two Aether Theories —An exploration into the three parts of the speed-of-light postulate.
Reprinted by permission of PEP, from  Physics Essays Journal (Vol 24, No.3, Sept, 2011) ... ABSTRACT

Basic-level mathematical and graphical exploration of dynamic aether flow: PDF

Here is an external webpage with an extensive list of research papers on the aether-drift experiments, and the larger question of energy in space.


Sachs-Wolfe Effect Disproof (published in in the International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science Vol.6, No.1, 2018.)
Abstract & links.

DSSU Cosmic Redshift-Distance Relation (htm) —Converting the cosmic redshift into distance for our Cellular Universe using a simple and elegant equation.

Large Scale Structure of the Dynamic Steady State Universe (pdf)   How a dual-dynamic space medium sustains the cellular structure (published in AJAA in 2016).
  —Presents the postulates and implications of regional space-medium expansion and contraction.

Cosmic-Scale Structural Features Explained (pdf) (Chapter 2 of original DSSU Manuscript)
—The Spacing of Clusters
—Sheets of Galaxies
—Right-angled Walls of Galaxies.

The Cosmic Background Radiation in the DSSU —The natural explanation of the microwave background radiation applicable to the natural Cellular Universe.

Ellipticity, Its Origin & Progression in Comoving GalaxiesAmerican Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics, AJAA, Vol.3, No.2, 2015.
Journal  Abstract and Links
Local  high-resolution PDF.
HTML version available from AJAA here.
• Provides the first-ever natural explanation for the cause of the elliptical shape of nonrotating galaxies
• Retains the foundation premise of all modern cosmology but rejects the absurd concept of whole-universe expansion
• Takes full advantage of the universe’s cosmic cellular structure and exploits the DSSU theory of unified gravity domains
• Amazingly, the mechanism that stretches galaxies turns out to be the very same mechanism that causes the cosmic spectral redshift!


The Nature of Gravity –How One Factor Unifies Gravity’s Convergent, Divergent, Vortex, and Wave Effects –Published in International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science (IJASS), Vol.6, No.5, 2018, pp.73-92. (Abstract and Links.) "Revolutionary"

The Nature of Gravitational Collapse
–Published in American Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol.4, No.2, 2016, pp.15-33. (Abstract and Links.)
(Note, there is a typo in AJA&A posted version in the Fig-10 caption. It should read: … acceleration is proportional to 1/r2.)

Gravity and Dark Energy (How they Shape the Universe) –An Introduction. Provides a preamble and overview for a couple of earlier DSSU articles.

The Processes of Gravitation –The Cause and Mechanism of Gravitation by C. Ranzan –A revolutionary paper on gravity published in J. Mod. Phys. Appl. Vol.2014:3 (2014).
(Abstract & Reviews & Links. Includes link to hi-resolution PDF)

Why Copernicus Did Not Need a Force of Gravity —Explores the question of why no one, except Newton, invoked a force. (Rev 2011-9)

First ever, journal-published paper featuring the DSSU:
The Story of Gravity and Lambda –How the Theory of Heraclitus Solved the Dark Matter Mystery –Ranzan
Reprinted by permission of PEP, from Physics Essays, Vol 23, No1, p75-87 (2010 Mar). ABSTRACT
This is the cure for the fallacious belief in cosmic-scale Dark Matter.

The Story of Gravity and Lambda –How the Theory of Heraclitus Solved the Dark Matter Mystery (Color version) –Ranzan Considered "an excellent contribution to the [PE journal]" --professional reviewer (2010).

Unified Gravitation Cells of the DSSU —Constructing the Universe with Cosmic Gravity Cells


Why Einstein Did Not Receive the Nobel Prize for His Theory of Relativity (●Abstract ●Links ●Excerpts ●Extras) —“By 1922 Einstein had been nominated about fifty times —most were for his relativity theories.”

Einstein’s Simple Mathematical Trick –and the Illusion of a Constant Speed of Light  (Abridged version with links to Journal-published version. Posted 2013)

Extended Relativity –Exploiting the Loopholes in Einstein's Relativity. A Logical extension of special relativity. Reprinted by permission of PEP, from Physics Essays Vol.25, No.3 (2012).
Abstract & Links & Reviews

The Three Components of the Speed-of-Light Postulate.  Published in Physics Essays journal Vol.26,No.1 (2013)
Local copy: The Three Components of the Speed-of-Light Postulate (pdf) Absolute vs relative. Variance vs invariance. Another instance of the Heraclitian "Harmony of Opposites." (Reprinted by permission of PEP, from Physics Essays, Vol.26, No.1, 2013).

Relativity of Time in the Aether Medium of the DSSU —Absolute Motion and Intrinsic Time

Resolving a Paradox in Special Relativity –Absolute Motion and the Unified Doppler Equation.
(Posted 2011, July). Reprinted by permission of PEP, from Physics  Essays Vol.23, No.4, p594 (2010). ABSTRACT

How DSSU Relativity Resolves the Speed Paradox (Introductory Discussion)   —Absolute Motion Resolves a (speed) Paradox in Einstein’s Special Relativity. (Supplementary Discussion)

DSSU Relativity –The Lorentz Transformations Applied to Aether-Space (Posted 2011). Reprinted by permission of Physics Essays Publication, Physics  Essays Vol.23, No.3, p520. (2010). ABSTRACT

The Key that Extends Einstein’s Relativity (Part 1) —Response to a reviewer critical of DSSU aether-based relativity
The Key that Extends Einstein’s Relativity (Part 2) —How to convert abstract-space equations into aether-based equations

Restoring the Physical Meaning of Energy
Published in Applied Physics Research journal Vol.5, No.2 (2013).
LOCAL COPY: Restoring the Physical Meaning of Energy —distinguishing between the apparent energy and the real energy of moving mass.

An Open Letter to the Scientific Community
(Published in New Scientist, May 22, 2004)

"The big bang today relies on a growing number of hypothetical entities, things that we have never observed-- inflation, dark matter and dark energy are the most prominent examples. Without them, there would be a fatal contradiction between the observations made by astronomers and the predictions of the big bang theory. In no other field of physics would this continual recourse to new hypothetical objects be accepted as a way of bridging the gap between theory and observation. It would, at the least, raise serious questions about the validity of the underlying theory. ..."  continues ...
A devastating Declaration of opposition to Big Bang cosmology signed by more than 400 Researchers.

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End of free speech in Britain:

A publisher of history books in Britain has reported that “due to new laws in the UK all their books will have to be censored moving forward” to avoid criminal penalties for “inciting racial hatred.” –The Barnes Review (2020 March/April) p77

A hostile jury, by a hasty unanimous verdict, decided that Nationalist Leader Jez Turner deserves to be sent to jail for his critical views! Report (2018-5-15).

British Maverick Psychologist jailed for publishing his research. … “The ambivalence of librarians getting writers imprisoned quite defies comprehension.” –Simon Sheppard (2013)

The repression of free speech in Canada has degenerated to the point where …

■ Freedom advocates, such as Marc Lemire, are censured for merely expressing their reasoned opinions. Freedomsite, whose motto is “Fighting for freedom against the censorship enforcers”, documents the official persecution.
■ A tenured professor has lost his position for revealing his research and views on history. This is unprecedented. Professor Anthony J. Hall at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, has been suspended (2016 October 5) without pay.
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The treatment of violinist Monika Schaefer signals the end of our free and democratic society.” –The American Herald Tribune, 2016 Sept

American Speaker Arrested in Canada for the textual material on his iPad
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Canada Claims Authority to Censor Your Internet Searches –Reason magazine
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The Continuing Struggle for Freedom

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The ongoing fight for freedom and truth. –Just Right Media (2020, Sept 18, program)

In repressive Germany:

Ursula Haverbeck, 89, Sentenced to 14 Months in Jail for Heresy! –2017 November
This amazing 89-year-old woman continues advocating under the dictum: "Only the truth will set you free”.
Mrs. Haverbeck, along with her late husband, founded the education facility Collegium Humanum in 1963, but which was banned by the Marxist thought police in 2008.

Update (2018-5-16): Ursula Haverbeck will celebrate her 90th birthday in a German prison cell. The sprightly grandmother is now serving a two-year prison term without parole merely for stating a sincerely held opinion that is supported by acclaimed academics worldwide!!
“Frau Haverbeck is now sentenced to two years in prison, merely for her peaceful historical research” –The Barnes Review Vol.24, No.5 (Sept/Oct 2018) p71

UPDATE (2019-11): On November 9th (2019), the very day of Ursula Haverbeck’s 91st. birthday, hundreds of German nationalists, patriots and friends, well-wishers and admirers rallied in her support. Report on the Rally to Celebrate Political Prisoner Ursula Haverbeck.

Update (2020-12): This 92-year-old peaceful woman has just been released from jail, having spent 2&1/2 years behind bars, and less than 2 weeks later was in court in Berlin for more charges ...  was again sentenced to prison!!!

INFO on Monika Schaefer's case:
For expressing her opinion on historical events, Canadian citizen Monika Schaefer has been arrested and imprisoned (2018-1-3) in Germany. She had committed no crime. Author Mike Walsh warns potential visitors to Germany to stay away from this dangerous police state. –Merkel Madness Grips Germany, (2018-1-7)
... Found guilty and sentenced to 10 months of imprisonment (time served); her brother Alfred was sentenced to 38 months!! –(2018 November)
UPDATE (2019 August 10): Corruption of justice in Germany continues. Alfred Schaefer Receives 18 Months Additional Prison Time for Defending Himself!  Punished for simply presenting evidence for his own defense in court!

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The Aether Experiments
 and the Impact on Cosmology

Conrad Ranzan

Published on the Cellular Universe website ( ) 2007 rev2011-1



"In 1887 two American physicists, Michelson and Morley, performed what has turned out to be one of the most historic but misunderstood experiments in physics." –Reginald Cahill[1]



If a forensic investigation were to be performed to find the root cause of the disastrous failure of 20th-century cosmology (and some aspects of astrophysics), it would lead to a famous experiment in 1887 and its subsequent misinterpretation. An enquiry into history reveals the discounting of an experiment's data, a disregard of its cautionary conclusion and the adoption by the scientific community of an unjustified interpretation —the denial of the existence of aether and absolute motion— with regrettable consequences. The discovery of the causal mechanism of gravity was delayed by well over one hundred years as theorists devoted themselves to the modeling of mathematical space. Without the existence of an aethereal space-fluid, the Science of Cosmology henceforth dedicated itself to the creation of hypothetical mathematical universes. Perhaps the most appalling consequence is the failure to recognize the Universe's self-organizing preferential structure; the failure to recognize that the Universe, consisting, as it does, of aether that is regionally dynamic on the large scale, is a cellular universe. Thus, profoundly affected was the understanding of gravity theory, cosmology, and cosmic structure.  Meanwhile, the aether had been re-discovered at least six times during the 20th century. And it is only relatively recently that this knowledge has been incorporated into a restructuring of fundamental physics.  The emergence of a modern aether theory has led Professor Reginald T. Cahill to the causal mechanism of gravity and the author to the intrinsic cellular structure of the Universe.


1.   Introduction

Science and the Exceptional Science

The discipline or method (for gaining understanding) that we call science may be said to have originated in the reasoned belief that the world and everything it contains is ruled —not by temperamental gods and their magical powers— but by natural laws and predictable forces. For those cultures tracing their intellectual roots to Ancient Greece, this embrace of science, of the rational way of asking questions and seeking answers, occurred more than 27 centuries ago. The triumph of the concept of natural laws over supernatural gods paved the way for all the scientific advances that have occurred since and have defined the modern world.

Science was originally called natural philosophy as for example in Newton's famous work The Mathematical Principles of Natural philosophy and during the many long centuries, encompassed mathematics and geometry and anything else that was useful, as well as what we now recognize to be distinctly non-scientific. Over time natural philosophy evolved and transformed into the various distinct branches and sub-branches of science. The advances in the sciences during the 16th and 17th centuries were so significant that the period became known as the Scientific Revolution. There were rapid advances, or at least they seem so in retrospect, in the diverse fields of astronomy, physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, medicine, and earth sciences. However, most of the various branches of science did not become modern disciplines during the so called revolution. Each depended on some specific discovery or the adoption of some new paradigm concept (or both) before graduating to the status of a 'modern' field of study.

  To better appreciate the following discussion there is something else one should know about science and science's defining feature: It is a process of selection. But more importantly, science is a process of selection with a built-in self-correcting mechanism. It works like this: The laws, theories, models, hypotheses, and predictions that constitute science are always under scrutiny, always being tested and refined, always striving for confirmation, all the while, waiting in the wings, are challengers —rival theories and ideas ready to take advantage of any discrepancy and any weakness. Theories and models that don't hold up are either modified or discarded. Or at least that is how science is supposed to work. This correcting process does explain how astrology, the occupational roots of the science of astronomy, was expurgated. It explains why the mysticism of alchemy is absent from the science of chemistry; why the Lamarckian theory of acquired characteristics is a footnote in the evolution branch of biology. The selection process generally works well; however, when it fails (that is to say when men fail to apply the selection process) then a discipline relinquishes its former status and becomes a faith-based discipline. It becomes more of a religion than a science. Science, representing as it does, the investigation of reality, demands that there be a disciplined selection process —one that it is intrinsically self-correcting.

Returning to the transition from scientific revolution to modern science: As one would expect, each branch became a recognizable modern science as a consequence of some pivotal discovery or development at some time in its history. By the mid-20th century every branch of science had achieved the respectability of maturity and had become a modern discipline. … Well not quite —there was one exception.

Modern biology began during the 19th century with the accumulation of evidence that all living organism, all plants and animals, are structured as cells or aggregations of cells.

Modern medical science began in two stages. In the first, there was the 19th-century discovery and reluctant acceptance of the germ theory of disease —this paradigm shift gave medicine a solid scientific footing. In the second, there was the discovery in 1953 of the structure of the DNA molecule. James Watson and Francis Crick opened the door to the molecular code of all life —the code which when skillfully altered gives the medical practitioner the potential ability to treat and correct the cause of any genetic disease rather than merely ameliorate its symptoms.

Modern physics began early in the 20th century with the realization that mass and energy are equivalent —that mass is but a frozen form of energy.

Modern astronomy began, also in the early part of the 20th century, with the discovery that the light from distant galaxies was redshifted and that the degree of redshift (which is actually measured as a change in the wavelength) could be used as a measure of distance. It could be used to determine the relative distances to far off galaxies —and gauge the depth of the heavens. With knowledge of this basic universal effect it became possible to view the universe in all three dimensions.

Modern geology began with the confirmation of continental drift and the theory of plate tectonics developed in the 1950s. Actually the theory of continental drift was proposed many years earlier in 1915 by the German geologist Alfred Wegener (1880-1930), but had been ignored.

Modern chemistry began, near the end of the 19th century, with the discovery of the electron.

Modern optics began with the gradual realization that the physics of light demanded a wave-particle duality theory. A rare situation in which two rival theories were both right; led to the combining of the corpuscular theory with the wave theory of light.

As for modern mathematics, its inception is defined quite unequivocally by the development of the dual techniques of the calculus —differentiation and integration. In the words of the great mathematician, John von Neumann (1903-1957), “The calculus was the first achievement of modern mathematics, and ... constitutes the greatest technical advance in exact thinking.” [2]

And finally there is the study of cosmology —the science of the Universe. It is the science that subjects physical (even philosophical) laws to their extremes. Cosmology is the science that applies physical laws to the most extreme conditions conceivable, including pressure, temperature, infinite vastness, quantum minuteness, and the fantastic extremes of gravity from the anti-gravity of Lambda to the crushing gravity of neutron stars.  Remarkably, it is also the science in which the subject, at some deep fundamental level, actually determines those same laws of physics. We could say that cosmology is the one science —the exceptional science— that determines physics rather than the usual case of physics determining the science.

Cosmology is exceptional for another reason. It has an exceptional chronological status. While all the other sciences had achieved modern maturity by the 20th century, cosmology had not. Cosmology is the lone exception.

Modern cosmology did not begin until the year 2002 —the year in which two major discoveries were made. In the second year of the third millennium, 315 years after Newton's formulation of 'classical' gravitation (but which gave no cause) and 87 years after Einstein's publication of the general relativity theory of gravity (which also failed to explain its cause), the causal mechanism of gravitation was discovered. This monumental achievement stems from the research of Professor Reginald T. Cahill of Flinders University in Australia. The second major contribution, in that same year, was the unveiling (at the Munich Symposium on Astronomy, Cosmology and Fundamental Physics) of the cellular model of the universe known as the Dynamic Steady State Universe (DSSU).

On being informed of the dismal performance of their field of study or interest, students and scholars of Cosmology initially react with disbelief. Disbelief instinctively turns to defensive rationalizations about the Big Bang (BB) cosmology being well established; about the soundness of abundant evidence, the interpretations of which serve as the supporting pillars; about the consensus among scientists on its validity. Books have been written on how the cosmology that emerged during the 20th century has been proven to be valid (for example, Simon Singh, The Big Bang); defenders have pointed out its high degree of mathematical certainty and self-consistency; in 1978, a Nobel award was bestowed in connection with its development; it is even supported by Holy Scripture, according to the pronouncements of Pope Pius XII in 1951, Pope John Paul II in 1981 and again in 1985; websites have appeared reassuring any doubters and heretics that the BB is not a modern myth. Yet in spite of all the apparent success and abundant support, defenders of expanding-universe cosmology readily admit that as unworkable, as "unnatural," as "preposterous" as the BB seems to be, it is still the best available model!

Beneath all the congratulatory promotion, any cursory examination of the scientific arguments underpinning the BB model (in fact, any expanding-universe model) will reveal gross omissions and outright non sequiturs. The arguments fail. They all fail for one simple reason.

Any and all meaningful theories of the universe must, in one way or another, be based on a comprehensive understanding (codified as a theory) of gravitation. When that central theory is incomplete —when it is missing the essential causal mechanism— then the model of the universe of which it is the cornerstone must likewise be incomplete. And worse, it may be seriously flawed. A cosmology without a meaningful cause of gravity is missing most of its foundation.

A cosmology that is missing a complete theory of gravity cannot claim to be a modern science.

Some Serious Questions

Newton by his own admission gave no cause for his force and Einstein by his own admission gave no cause for the ability of mass to 'curve' space. This must give pause to BB believers. Their grand theory of the Universe, after all, is based on Einstein’s gravity theory. They must surely wonder, what are the consequences of not knowing "the cause"? Wonder turns to bewilderment with the dawning that one's cherished beliefs are threatened. The consequences are too ghastly to contemplate. ... Can it be ... Can it actually be that Physics and Cosmology somehow got it wrong? —retarding the advancement of Cosmology those many years?

Without its causal explanation, Newton's gravity became known as "spooky action at a distance." Spooky because it was a complete mystery what was conveying the force-effect across spans of absolute space; and furthermore, the force-effect was conveyed instantaneously.  Without a causal explanation, Einstein's gravity becomes a mathematical mystery (albeit a highly accurate one, a mystery nevertheless) of curved space-time. Ask a physicist what causes the gravitational effect: What causes objects to freefall to the ground? The technical answer will be, the curvature of space caused by the presence of the Earth's mass. ... But what is curvature? ... Numbers, a geometric concept, geometrized numbers. ... And what do the numbers mean? ... Well, they symbolize and quantify the curvature.

Yes, of course, theorists are aware of the theory's deficiency —its missing cause. In fact, it is their painful awareness that is driving the perennial search for gravity waves and gravity particles. So far, only null results have been reported.

Why did Cosmology lag behind all the other sciences? True enough, as just mentioned, they missed the cause of gravity; but they also missed the intrinsic cellular structure. How on Earth could they have failed in recognizing these?

   Specifically, where and when did cosmology go wrong? (Some might even ask, has the self-correcting selection-system failed?)

2.   An Essential Aspect of the Nature of Space

There are two essential aspects of our universe that have been overlooked. Let me qualify this statement. There is one aspect or property of our universe that involves not the negligence of having missed something of vital importance but rather the actual suppression of scientific findings. This has been going on for so long that awareness has faded. Yet every so often this property is 'rediscovered'. The second aspect, which will be examined in Section 8, appears to have been an honest oversight —the type of slip-up of which everyone asks how could we have missed that?  I’m talking about something quite self-evident; something that follows naturally from the first feature.

The first relevant and essential feature is that cosmic space, what is known as the void or the vacuum, has a sort-of absolute nature. Space is a 'fluid' of discrete units of fundamental fluctuations. Space is a substrate historically called the aether. In the nineteenth century it was postulated that the aether serves as the medium for the propagation of light. Moreover, it provided the perfect explanation for what is known as stellar aberration. In the 1880s a serious search was undertaken to confirm the presence of aether and to measure its motion relative to the Earth. (Measuring the flow of aether is more or less synonymous with measuring absolute motion.)

At the forefront of the search was the Michelson-Morley (M-M) experiment, one of the most important scientific investigations of the 19th century. It undoubtedly was and remains the most controversial. If a forensic inquiry were to be performed to find the root cause of the disastrous failure of 20th-century cosmology it would inevitably lead to this famous set of experiments.

In 1887 two physicists, Albert Michelson and Edward Morley, performed what has turned out to be one of the most historic but misunderstood experiments in physics. In that era, physicists believed that motion relative to space should be measurable —one should be able to determine one’s speed-of-motion through space. Michelson had conceived of an apparatus that he believed could carry out just such a measurement. It is called an interferometer, and works by splitting a beam of light into two orthogonal paths, and recombining the light, after reflections from mirrors, onto a screen, where fringes of light and dark (the interference effects) are indeed seen. To detect translational motion the device is slowly rotated. If the speed of light is fixed relative to space (that is, aether) and if the apparatus is in translation motion relative to the aether, then the difference in travel times of light waves along the two arms should manifest as a back-and-forth shift of the fringes on the screen. Since the Earth is traveling along an orbit about the Sun, it would seem that the M-M apparatus was undergoing the requisite motion. So what did they actually see? ... Their paper reports fringe shifts exactly of the form expected. So absolute motion through aether had been detected.[3]

This would have implied straight away that space had structure, and that this device was indicating its translational speed relative to that structure. But here physics took a wrong turn, a mistake of ghastly proportions, from which it has yet to recover. –Reginald Cahill, 2004 (emphasis added)[4]

From the magnitude of the observed fringe shifts (using contemporary Newtonian physics), Michelson computed that the speed of the apparatus through space was approximately 8 kilometers per second —an enormous speed. Michelson noted, however, that this was less than the orbital speed of 30 kilometers per second of the Earth about the Sun, and he had expected to observe at least this amount of speed. Instead of concluding that absolute motion had been detected and that the calibration of the instrument might be in error (which as it turned out was the case), Michelson reported that the fringe shifts were erroneous and absolute motion had not been detected. Michelson reported what eventually became known as the "null" result.[5]

Henri Poincaré did his part to promote and extend Michelson's interpretation when, as early as 1899, he asserted that the null result should be generalized to a doctrine that absolute motion is in principle not detectable by laboratory experiments of any kind. Poincaré further elaborated his ideas in 1900 and in 1904 and gave to his generalization the name "the principle of relativity." Einstein accepted this principle as the 1st postulate of his famous 1905 theory of relativity or “Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies.” [6]  Years later Einstein wrote, “According to this theory there is no such thing as a ‘specially favoured’ (unique) co-ordinate system to occasion the introduction of the aether-idea, and hence there can be no aether-drift, nor any experiment with which to demonstrate it.” [7]

Based on an unjustified conclusion and the consequential rejection of the existence of absolute motion and aether, the nascent science of Cosmology turned away from the substantive to dedicate itself to the creation of mathematical space and mathematical universes (see the flowchart below). With the geometric methods of Janos Bolyai (1802-1860) and Lobachevski (1793-1856) and Riemann (1826-1866) leading the way, and the additional contributions and influence of H. Minkowski (young Einstein's mathematics professor), the 20th century became the golden age for mathematical representations of space and the Universe.

As it happened, Einstein was among the first to mate the hyper-dimensional mathematics with the M-M misinterpretation. The aether experiment made a lasting impression and guided his work of geometrizing space-and-time and of developing the 4-dimensional field concept of gravitation.

Einstein referred several times to the interferometer experiment, stating that he ‘had thought about the result even in his student days’... that after 1905 he and Lorentz had discussed the Michelson-Morley experiment many times while he was working on the general theory of relativity. –R. S. Shankland[8]

For the historical record it is convenient, and probably accurate, to say that Einstein's application of his mathematical gravity theory to the universe-as-a-whole marked the beginning of cosmology as a legitimate science. What had been a branch of philosophy now became a branch of physics.

Einstein, as part of his gravity theory, had made three famous predictions. Over the years the predictions were confirmed, the relativity theories gained acceptance, Einstein’s reputation and fame grew, and, in time, his ideas came to dominate the field. Few dared to challenge his geometrizing of space and time and the universe. The mathematical universes based on general relativity flourished. First there was the Einstein cosmology of 1916-1917.  The years and decades that followed saw the rapid introduction of the DeSitter universe, the several Friedmann universes, the Oscillating, the Lemaître, the Brans-Dicke, the Eddington, and the Steady State universes as well as lesser known others. And the current model being used by theorists, the Lambda cold dark matter model, is of the same genus —and is ultimately based on the flawed M-M null interpretation.

The M-M experiment, probably the most important experiment of the 19th century, clearly had profound and far-reaching consequences for the modeling of reality. It was controversial back then and remains controversial to this day.

But as an experiment for the detection of aether and absolute motion the M-M experiment was not alone. There have been a number of others.

[I]n science one experiment is not considered conclusive. However over the intervening years at least six other experiments have all detected absolute motion, and all agree that the absolute speed of the solar system through space is some 430km/s in a direction close to a North-South direction. –R. Cahill [9]

... absolute motion was first detected in 1887, and again in at least another six experiments over the last 100 years. –R. Cahill [10]

And one of these is the Dayton Miller experiment.

3.   The Dayton Miller Aether Experiments 

In order to understand what motivated the Miller experiments, we take a closer look at Michelson and Morley's concluding remarks. In their paper of 1887, they made an important qualification:  “In what precedes, only the orbital motion of the earth is considered.  If this is combined with the motion of the solar system, concerning which but little is known with certainty, the result would have to be modified; and it is just possible that the resultant velocity at the time of observations was small though the chances are much against it.  The experiment will therefore be repeated at intervals of three months, and thus all uncertainty will be avoided.” [11] Unfortunately, this repetition (which later was to prove to be very important) was never carried out.


Although Michelson never did carry out the recommendations contained in his concluding remarks, others did and it is their experiments (performed during the 20th century) that accumulated definitive evidence and confirmed the existence of aether.

And the most extraordinary of these is the series of experiments carried out over a 30 year period by Dayton Miller, from 1904 to the mid 1930s, using far more sensitive apparatus than the one used by Michelson and Morley, and which clearly and consistently showed an aether drift effect. His measurements taken in the years 1925 and 1926 atop Mt. Wilson in California were particularly significant, and again detected the anisotropy of the speed of light —the signature of aether and absolute motion.  As Professor Cahill explains, “Had Michelson and Morley been as astute as their younger colleague [Dayton] Miller, and had been more careful in reporting their non-null data, the history of physics over the last 100 years would have been totally different.” [12] And in particular our understanding of space and gravitation would now be totally different.  Unfortunately the Miller experiments came too late, took too long, and contained a calculation error. And since the results contradicted Einstein and Relativity, they were at first ignored. By the time Miller had sorted out the M-M misinterpretation, the world of physics (and cosmology) had adopted the four-dimensional ontology[13] —in which all motion is relative and absolute motion is meaningless.

The experiments of Michelson and Morley and of Dayton Miller, have been repeated and analyzed in modern times by French engineer Maurice Allais (Nobel Prize recipient for Economic Science in 1988).  It is primarily due to the work of Allais that Miller's discoveries have been brought to a modern audience. For further details see the Allais website: . The story of Dayton Miller and what happened to his findings has also been researched and told in considerable detail by Dr. James De Meo, Director of the Orgone Biophysical Research Lab. His research paper can be found here: .

4.   Michelson and Morley and the Aether Theory

British researcher Richard Milton has prepared a historical analysis of the Michelson and Morley Experiments and the Aether Theory. It is an investigative tale that traces the source and the flow of the alleged null result; and details the relentless misrepresentation, bias and cover-up that hampered the Aether theory. See R. Milton’s article entitled Michelson-Morley and the Story of the Aether Theory: .

Clearly the amplitude of the fringe shift, in all the successful aether experiments, did not match prediction —but there is no question about the fact of the presence of the shift. But what is most amazing —and Richard Milton fails to mention this— is that the sinusoidal pattern of the fringe shifts versus the angle of apparatus rotation did approximate the prediction, particularly for the Miller data! Furthermore, the aether flow readings produced a minimum-and-maximum cyclical pattern over a nominal 24-hour period; somewhat analogous to the way the waxing and waning of the ocean tides will produce a sinusoidal rise-and-fall pattern.

Albert A. Michelson died in 1931, on the 9th of May.  Albert Einstein publicly paid tribute to Michelson's extensive contributions to science (having received the Nobel award for his measurements of the speed of light); Michelson's leading role in changing physics; and again acknowledged the influence which the famous experiment's 'null' interpretation had on his own work:

My honored Dr. Michelson, it was you who led the physicists into new paths, and through your marvelous experimental work paved the way for the development of the theory of relativity.[14]

5.   Other Aether Experiments

Various other experiments have succeeded in detecting absolute motion relative to space. Most notable are the experiments by Illingworth, Jaseja et al, Torr and Kolen, and by DeWitte. The Roland DeWitte data (as well as those of Dayton Miller) also reveal an in-flow of aether into matter; an in-flow which manifests as gravity. The in-flow also manifests turbulence and the experimental data confirms this as well, which amounts to the observation of a gravitational wave phenomenon.[15]

In 1991 Roland De Witte carried out an experiment in Brussels in which variations in the one-way speed of radio-frequency waves through a coaxial cable were recorded over 178 days. The data from this experiment show that De Witte had detected absolute motion of the earth through space. His results are in excellent agreement with the extensive data from the Miller 1925/26 detection of absolute motion using a gas-mode Michelson interferometer atop Mt. Wilson, California. The De Witte data reveal turbulence in the flow which amounted to the detection of gravitational waves. Similar effects were also seen by Miller, and by Torr and Kolen in their coaxial cable experiment.[16]

These experiments, with their extensive data, add further support to the conclusion: The Einstein assumptions leading to the Special and General Theory of Relativity are thus shown to be false. Contrary to the Einstein assumptions, absolute motion is consistent with relativistic effects, which are caused by actual dynamical effects of absolute motion through the quantum foam, so that it is Lorentzian relativity that is seen to be essentially correct.[17]

There are also aether experiments which support aether theory in another way. It is important to note that when the M-M interferometer is enclosed in a vacuum chamber, or even a near-vacuum chamber (or if placed in outer space), it serves as an instrument to confirm the Fitzgerald-Lorentzian length-contraction resulting from the absolute motion through aether. Regardless of orientation the instrument will give a near zero reading —it gives virtually no fringe shift. For instance, H. P. Kennedy and E. M. Thorndike obtained null results with a vacuum-mode apparatus. This is predicted by the modern aether theory and supported by experimental evidence. But the vast majority of physicists having rejected the concept of aether, came to a very different conclusion.

So as better and better vacuum interferometers were developed over the last 70 years the rotation-induced fringe shift signature of absolute motion became smaller and smaller. But what went unnoticed until 2002 was that the gas in the interferometer was a key component of this instrument when used as an “absolute motion detector”, and over time the experimental physicists were using instruments with less and less sensitivity; and in recent years they had finally perfected a totally dud instrument. [Conclusions] from such experiments claim that absolute motion is not observable, as Einstein had postulated, ... –R. Cahill[18]


Summary of Experiments for the Detection of Aether

Date &


Type of Apparatus







Michelson-Interferometer (air)


Fringe shifts too small




Michelson & Morley

Michelson-Interferometer (air)


Fringe shifts observed

5 -7 km/s

330 km/s
absolute motion

1925-26 Mt.Wilson

Dayton C. Miller

Michelson-Interferometer (air)

Not null

Fringe shifts observed

8 -10 km/s

430 km/s absolute motion


K. Illingworth

Michelson-Interferometer (Helium)


Fringe shifts observed

1 km/s

368 km/s absolute motion

Jena, Germany

Georg  Joos

Michelson-Interferometer (vacuum)


Fringe shifts observed

1 km/s

Aether consistent to data

1958 Saint-Germain France

Maurice Allais

Paraconical pendulum, solar eclipse

Not null

See papers

See papers

Aether consistent


New Bedford

2 He-Neon Masers (= M-Interferometer)


Small effect observed


Aether consistent to data


Torr & Kolen

E-W Coaxial (2 Rb clocks)

Not Null

Effect observed

See paper

Aether consistent to data


Roland DeWitte

N-S Coaxial (using atomic clocks)

Not null

See papers

See papers

Aether consistent. “stunning experiment”


Yu Galaev

Radiowave interferometer

Not null

See papers

See papers

Aether consistent


Yu Galaev

Optical interferometer

Not null

See papers

See papers

Aether consistent

2007 & 2008 R.T. Cahill & Finn Stokes Optical-fiber interferometer Aether speed of 420±30km/s; RA = 5.5±2hr;  DEC = 70±10°S
Detection of large wave turbulence effects (i.e., aether gravity waves)

·  Absolute-motion effects are not observed with vacuum interferometers; a gas must be present in the Michelson-type interferometers. This is entirely consistent with aether theory.

·  For detailed references associated with R. Cahill's re-analysis of these experiments, see the Process Physics index. See also the index resource based on the Aether Hypothesis

· References for 2007 and 2008 experiments:
R.T. Cahill, Optical-Fiber Gravitational Wave Detector: Dynamical 3-Space Turbulence Detected, Progress in Physics, Vol.3, Issue 4, pp63-68 (2007). [Posted at:]
R.T. Cahill and Finn Stokes, Correlated Detection of sub-mHz Gravitational Waves by Two Optical-Fiber Interferometers, Progress in Physics, Vol.4, Issue 2,  pp103-110 (2008).
[Posted at:]

6.   The M-M and Miller Experiments Revisited in 2002

Methods and Data Re-analyzed

Approximately 115 years after the historical aether experiment Reginald T. Cahill joined the search. He, as others before him, found that the M-M results had been misreported. Motivated by the explanatory power of the new Process Physics, which he had been instrumental in developing, Professor Cahill undertook the tedious task of re-analyzing the considerable data from the M-M and the Miller experiments. But more importantly he questioned the interferometer's mode of calibration and quickly came to the conclusion that it was flawed. The true nature of its operation was found and the calibration was eventually quantified. The understanding of the operation of the Michelson interferometer in gas-mode was only achieved in 2002 and involved 1) the refractive index of the gas in the light paths; it was essential to have the light travel through a gas and to have the value of its index of refraction; and 2) Special Relativity effects; the Fitzgerald-Lorentz contraction had to be considered.

Cahill was thus able to recalculate the aether velocities from the M-M and the Miller experiments. Once the various vector components were separated it was determined that the absolute speed of the Solar System through space is some 430 kilometers per second in an almost North-South direction (in agreement with the six other experiments listed above).[19]

Furthermore, the results demonstrate the reality of the Fitzgerald-Lorentz length contraction as an observer-independent relativistic effect. The apparatus arm parallel to the aether flow is physically shortened in relationship to the speed. Contrary to the Einstein assumptions, absolute motion is entirely consistent with the usual relativistic effects (clocks slow down, lengths contract), which are caused by actual dynamical effects of absolute motion through the aether. It is Lorentzian relativity that is seen to be essentially correct, while the Einstein assumptions leading to the Special and General Theory of Relativity are wholly unnecessary.[20]

But most remarkably Cahill's re-analysis provided the observational confirmation of the most startling prediction of Process Physics about the dynamics of space:  Aether is, to use Cahill’s term, a quantum foam system in which gravity is an inhomogeneous flow of the quantum foam into matter. Aether contracts by dissipation as it flows towards and into matter. By attributing to aether an absoluteness quality —a real and measurable and dynamic quality— the science of physics has acquired the long sought causal mechanism of gravitation. ...  As much as I would enjoy dwelling on this truly great achievement, I must turn to the second essential feature of our Universe.

One thing is clear; these developments will completely change fundamental physics and our understanding of reality. Prevailing paradigms in current physics are being overturned. And the science of cosmology? ... For cosmology the change would more accurately be described as a total revolution.

Academic Censorship

As mentioned earlier the first of the two essential aspects of our universe, the absolute nature of space, is actively being suppressed. During the previous century there was a systematic bias against absolute motion and the aether concept as detailed in several articles mentioned earlier; but now in the new millennium, bias has turned ugly. Revisionist physicists and cosmologists are now faced with suppression-by-censorship. (At least it's not as bad as it is for historians who in some parts of the Western world face censorship-by-threat-of-imprisonment —suppression by the laws of their own respective countries.) Are these the signs of a pending revolution?

To this day absolute motion is a banned concept in physics, editors of 'mainstream' physics journals will reject any paper claiming the reality and observability of absolute motion, internet archives censor their submissions and remove the offending papers, and conference bans are placed on any persons who report experimental evidence for absolute motion.[21]

So why is absolute motion and aether still a banned concept in physics? The answer appears to be that Einstein's ideas resulted in essentially a cult following within the physics community. Its members ruthlessly attack any evidence that is not in agreement with their belief system. The deplorable result: progress in understanding space and gravitation has stalled for the last 100 years or so.[22] The result has been the failure of cosmology throughout the 20th century.

7.   The Evolution of the Aether Concept 

For the sake of brevity let us skip the views on aether held by the Ancients and the historical practitioners of the Ptolemaic cosmology, and just mention, in passing, Descartes’ vortices of aether, or cosmic whirlpools, that moved the planets, and proceed to consider Newton's view of the aether.

Newton turned to the aether concept as a way of addressing the "immediate action at a distance" problem and as a way of providing the causal mechanism for his universal gravity theory. He came up with two ideas. Newton thought of the aether as either consisting of particles and by the impulses of a stream of these particles bombarding an object the force of gravity is conveyed; or alternatively, as an all-pervading fluid possessing some unknown variable property. Unsubstantiated as they were, he did not advance either of these notions in the Principia.[23]

During the 19th century, aether tended to be viewed as being elastically solid ("infinite in elasticity" as Faraday would say), being without weight or any other measurable property, and being the medium through which light waves are transmitted. As an invisible but real fluid that fills the universe, “The aether is assumed as pervading all bodies as well as space.” [24]

Aether theories were divided on details and on fundamentals. Some maintained that aether consists of particles with "infinite elasticity ... belonging to the particles of the aether." [25]  Other theories considered aether to be a continuum —an incompressible medium, very rigid and very dense, and yet elastic in the sense that objects could pass through unhindered. It was the observed polarization of light, establishing the fact that light consisted of transverse waves, that demanded that aether be a quasi-solid —a fluid would not suffice since only a solid could convey transverse waves. This rigid-aether argument only holds if light is a wave of the aether continuum itself. But what if light is not a simple vibrational wave of aether? ... There were also force-field theories which suggested that the aether may not be necessary and some even denied its very existence. (The force-field theories eventually led to Einstein's relativity.)

Augustin Cauchy (1789-1857), presumably searching for that "variable property" of space that had eluded Newton, developed three aether theories: 1) Aether changes in density; 2) Aether changes in elasticity; 3) Then in a 1839 theory, aether was contractile, "possessing a negative compressibility." [26] Today we would call this a negative Lambda effect or a simplified gravity effect.

Physicist George Green (1793-1841) pointed out that Cauchy's contractile aether would be unstable, tending to contract all the time.[27]

George Stokes (1819-1903) hypothesized in 1845 that aether was rigid enough to transmit light waves, but could not be compressed or expanded and simply yielded to permit the movement of objects within it.[28]

Many other aether models were proposed during the latter half of the 19th century.

With the rival field theory gaining popularity, and the fallout from the M-M misinterpretation, and finally the paradigm shift towards the 4-dimensional geometrization of space-time, the aether idea suffered crippling setbacks.

During the 20th century there was practically no further development in the aether model. For the dwindling number of adherents, aether was still viewed as the medium for the propagation of electromagnetic waves, but was also viewed as the seat of the 'zero-point' fluctuations of electric charge and current. And of course, being a fluid, aether could flow —and the experimental evidence repeatedly proved it.

Then, in 2002, aether underwent a fundamental change —aether became dynamic. Researchers in Australia had performed a meticulous re-analysis of the M-M measurements and the Miller data and applied new and powerful concepts of Process Physics. As described earlier, aether was once more rediscovered, but this time it was recognized as having specific dynamic properties.

In the very same year, and in another part of the world, a new cosmology model was being developed. Newton's "variations in an all-pervading aether" was identified. The gravity-manifesting distortions of the aether were finally found. The new cosmology's two key postulates spelled out the dynamic properties (or processes) of aether.

Now, to proclaim that space is dynamic should not, and does not, raise any eyebrows. Einstein assures us, space is dynamic. It is a fact often repeated. So when DSSU theory postulates that aether (aether as the space medium) is dynamic we should feel reasonably secure in the validity of the assertion.

We are on a safe theoretical footing. Space, whether of the aether type or the non-aether type, is predicted to be dynamic. Never overlook the fact that the relativity theories do not disprove the existence of aether but merely consider it to be superfluous. Einstein may have been wrong when he denied the absoluteness of space, but he was brilliant with respect to its dynamic qualities. His theory allows space to expand as well as to contract.

We are also on secure observational footing. Regions of space are actually observed to be dynamic. Astronomers, for instance, 'observe' the expansion of space when they measure the cosmic redshift imprinted onto the light from distant galaxies. In fact the experts are so convinced of the ubiquity and extent of the space-expansion that they believe the whole visible universe is expanding! It is also why they make space expansion the main pillar of cosmology —and rightly so. ...  And the contraction of space? Astronomers 'observe' the contraction of space in the phenomenon called gravitational lensing. Astronomers and non-astronomers alike observe the contraction of space in the gravitational freefall of objects such as the ones that were supposedly dropped from that famous Pisa Tower long ago —hence giving meaning to the science term contractile gravitation.

Einstein's vision of dynamical space was in the sense of curvature and changes in the curvature of space. Now, curvature of space may be an elegant mathematical concept involving x, y, z, and t (for time) coordinates; but what does it mean? What does it mean when the equations show that the intervals between coordinates expand (or contract)?  What is the connection with reality without the prior existence of some kind of space fluid? There is no answer, it is the conundrum of relativity. True enough, the coordinates represent lengths, distances, and intervals; but 'through' or 'in' or 'of' what? Nothingness, the nothingness of empty space? ...

In contrast to Einstein's geometrized view, the expansion and contraction of aether is a very real property —a very real dynamic action of a universal medium. This is a new kind of aether theory. One could say that for the first time in history there is a dual-dynamic aether theory.

The consequences for cosmology are without precedence.

8.   Dynamic Aether Leads to a Cellular Universe

Here is what we have so far: There is a dual dynamic process taking place in a fluid (aether) having some degree of absoluteness. This process is occurring in a universe that is isotropic and homogeneous on the largest scale (in compliance with the cosmological principle). And we particularly note that there is a regional division between one dynamic process expansion and the other dynamic process contraction. And what happens when there are two opposing dynamic effects in a homogeneous substance? ... Looking at the evidence presented by Nature we find, for example, that a ‘hot-cold’ fluid produces thermal convection cells; gas pressure versus surface tension forms soap bubbles; freeze-thaw cycles result in a polygon Tundra-terrain; atomic forces versus macro stresses transform amorphous ice into crystalline candled ice. All of these diverse examples have one thing in common —the formation of cells.

We should therefore expect that the dual dynamic processes of expansion and contraction will likewise be responsible for cell structure. We should expect the Universe to be divided into cells (see Fig. 1).

And thus the first 'overlooked' aspect leads naturally to the second. The existence of the pervasive aether fluid, endowed with the ability to dynamically expand and contract, leads naturally to the cellular cosmic structure. And this too is observed. Numerous reports from astronomers tell of vast empty regions, the voids, separated by webs and sheets of linked galaxy clusters. The many voids and their surrounding galaxy clusters are the manifestations of cosmic cells.




Fig. 1.   Conceptional view of the cellular universe. The Dynamic Steady State Universe consists of the simultaneous, but spatially-separated, expansion and contraction of the universal medium. These balanced dynamic processes produce a quasi-static polyhedral pattern. According to DSSU theory and astronomical observations, our Universe is cellularly structured. Although the medium expands in the interior (the Void) of the cells, in general, the cells themselves do not increase in size. At the boundaries of the cells, where gravity dominates, the medium is contracting. The cells maintain equilibrium; consequently the universe does not expand.



We saw earlier that the nineteenth century witnessed several unsuccessful attempts, namely the Cauchy versions, to model possible dynamic properties of aether. Since there are different ways of achieving expansion and contraction (which, when you think about it, is really the only dynamic activity permitted of a nonmaterial fluid), it is important to clarify what is meant by such dynamical distortions of aether as postulated under the new theory. The dynamic properties of DSSU’s aether are unlike those of Cauchy’s aether, which is postulated to achieve contraction and expansion by means of a change in density or alternatively a change in elasticity.[29] DSSU aether is not expanded by stretching and contracted by compression. It is not contractile in the sense of a change in density induced by compression. And the expansion is not associated with any elastic property of aether. In the Dynamic Steady State Universe model space expansion represents, on the macro-scale, a real growth in the 3-dimensional quantity of aether —and a growth in the number of discrete units on the micro-scale. While in like manner, space contraction is a reduction in the quantity of aether. It follows that DSSU's universal space medium is not a continuum, but rather, it is quantized or micro-cellularized.

When we apply this dual-dynamic aether to the Universe, we come to the other essential cosmological aspect. If the first essential feature of the Universe is the existence of aether, or more specifically dynamic aether, then the second essential feature is that the Cosmos is cellularly structured. What is truly astounding, and was only recognized two years after the initial discovery, is that there are three distinct cellular structural levels. (For the present we are only concerned with the most obvious level.) Thus, it is for good reason we refer to the cellular universe.

The cellular universe is modeled by the Dynamic Steady State Universe theory. This theory corresponds to what we experience and observe, incorporating the known repertoire of reality, an invariant order that is independent of our representation of it. And the key part of the repertoire of reality includes expanding, as well as contracting, aether medium.

However, expansion and contraction in themselves do not ensure the manifestation of cells. The mode of expansion determines whether a universe is cellular or not.

Most important is the requirement that on the large scale there be a regional separation between the process of expansion and the process of contraction.

If the expansion is contained within cosmic sized ‘bubbles’, then aether expands within, but the structures themselves do not expand (see Fig. 2). While aether in the interior of the cosmic cells expands, the boundaries between cells limit the expansion. In fact the boundaries reverse the expansion by absorbing the medium flow —by contracting the aether that constitutes the flow.  The effects of expansion (technically known as Lambda, Λ) and its dynamic opposite, contraction (familiarly known as gravitation), together, produce an endless flow of aether along with comoving mass.

The dual-dynamic cosmic cells are somewhat like thermal convection cells except that aether does not circulate; rather it flows in a one-way pattern. The medium flows radially, then ‘sinks’ into what are called Voronoi cell boundaries. And since the cells with their dual-dynamic aether do not expand, then neither does the Universe.

We can now address the question of why Official Cosmology insists on claiming that the universe IS expanding. The answer is not so much that it fails to recognize the significance of the cellular structure but more because it is missing the phenomenon of space contraction. And why is it missing? ... Because the BB theory of gravity is incomplete.

The Dynamic Steady State Universe consists of cosmic cells —each approximately 300 million lightyears in diameter— within which Lambda is distinctly positive. Although the space medium expands in the interior (the Void) of the cells, the cells themselves do not increase in size. At the boundaries of the cells, where contractile gravity dominates, space-medium expansion is reversed. The cells maintain ‘flow’ equilibrium; consequently the Universe does not expand. The cellular universe may be thought of as having a Euclidean 3-dimensional background space in which real structured space performs its dual dynamics —aether expansion and aether contraction.


Dual-dynamic aether in a cosmic cell.



Fig. 2.   Dual-dynamic aether in a cosmic cell. Schematic cross-section reveals the balanced flow of dynamically expanding aether and dynamically (and simultaneously) contracting aether. In conventional terminology, the void region where Lambda dominates (red arrows) is in equilibrium with the surrounding galaxy clusters (yellow) where contractile gravity dominates (blue arrows).



From a deeper exploration than the brief excursion undertaken here, one finds that DSSU theory embraces a simple and elegant fact: The wonderful match between observation and theory is best achieved when one’s theory holds that the universe is more or less statically cellular and that the universe is correspondingly nonexpanding.

By applying Nature's preferred mode of organizing itself, the numerous unresolved, and poorly resolved, problems of twentieth-century cosmology simply vanish.

Official Truth and More Academic Censorship

The DSSU cellular universe is uncompromisingly a nonexpanding universe and is contrary to the Official Cosmology, which decrees that the universe is expanding. Consequently the relevant journals refuse to publish. In the same way that aether and absolute motion are banned concepts in physics, the nonexpanding universe is a banned concept in astrophysics. The self-correcting mechanism seems to be failing. While Mainstream Cosmology is safeguarding the official truth irrespective of its validity, the DSSU theory of the dynamic equilibrium-universe is not reaching those who would benefit the most from its dissemination.

Theories and “Even observations are now interpreted [and] judged right or wrong depending on whether or not they support the big bang. ... This reflects a growing dogmatic mindset that is alien to the spirit of free scientific inquiry. ...”

“... All the peer-review committees that control [funding and publication] are dominated by supporters of the big bang. As a result, the dominance of the big bang within the field has become self-sustaining, irrespective of the scientific validity of the theory.” –Halton Arp, and others, from An Open Letter to the Scientific Community (Published in New Scientist, May 22, 2004, by E. Lerner)

In 1616 the Roman Catholic Church banned all books that maintain that the Earth moves. It was a desperate act to uphold the Christian religion's long held view that the Earth was stationary and the Heavens moved. The official doctrine that restrained the Earth’s motion was eventually rescinded. However, the doctrine that dictates the motion of the Heavens was not; it is still adhered to —but with a change of mode.  Instead of declaring the divinely-perfect rotational-motion of the Heavens (manifest as concentric spheres), the doctrine now holds that the motion is a radial expansion of the Heavens. Yes, strange as it may seem, this represents the official position of the Church. In 1951 Pope Pius XII, who reigned during the period 1939-1958, presented to the Pontifical Academy a Paper, supported by the obligatory Scriptural evidence, in which the expanding universe popularly known as the Big Bang was decreed the blessed theory —the chosen theory of cosmology.[30]

By the late 1960s, most astronomers considered the debate closed. The big bang [the expanding universe] was the official creation mythology of sci/religion, and its details were inscribed in the pages of the Astrophysical Journal. –Corey Powell[31]

Over the centuries the universities have replaced the former role of the churches as centers of higher learning. Sadly, restrictive codes defining the official truth still rule and often restrict the search for knowledge and suppress all deviations.

In cosmology today, doubt and dissent are not tolerated, and young scientists learn to remain silent if they succumb to any unpure thoughts about the standard big bang model. 

Official religion at one time denied that the Earth moves; today the Official religion and its Big Bang believers deny that the aether moves. And worse, there are believers who deny the existence of the aether altogether.

9.   Summary and Conclusion

Nevertheless, the evidence is undeniable, space has a certain absoluteness quality; and furthermore, this space-fluid —the aether— has dynamic qualities.

The science of cosmology during the last two centuries suffered truly devastating setbacks. The science of cosmology, due to the "ghastly errors" described herein, failed to reach maturity status. With the beginning of the third millennium came the rediscovery of the aether and the discovery of the causative mechanism of gravitation. Simultaneously, the theory of the nonexpanding cellular universe was developed. These three discoveries, when combined, constitute the New Cosmology.

The science of cosmology is only now (in the 21st century), with tentative steps, transitioning into its modern form. The old pillar of space-medium expansion remains unaltered; the new pillars being added are the ubiquitous existence of aether, the mechanism of gravitation, and cosmic cellular structure.


In the “impact of aether” flowchart (below) the left side outlines the well-known conventional story of the Michelson-Morley experiment and its impact on 20th-century cosmology. It is primarily a story of mathematical constructions. Note the unjustified extrapolation of Einstein’s highly accurate local theory of space-time. In contrast, the right side of the flowchart highlights the reality-based story of M-M and aether.  The impact of the aether experiments involves not only forcing changes in the 20th-century concept of space and absolute motion but also the dramatic transforming of that century’s cosmology. The phenomenon of aether flow must now be recognized; space and motion have absoluteness qualities; space has structure. In physics, long-standing theories are being modified and subsumed.  In cosmology, however, the full impact is nothing less than revolutionary and is yet to be realized. The aether experiments, having led to the true nature of space, and further, having led to the true nature of gravity, have now led to the true nature of the Cosmos. The Universe is a cellular steady-state universe —not an expansionary big-bang world.




Flowchart: The impact of the aether experiments on physics and cosmology



The considerable evidence is conclusive —we live in a nonexpanding cellular universe.

The New Cosmology, the cosmology of the 21st century, represents a glorious simplification of the universe since it can now be understood as an infinite Euclidean expanse arranged into non-Euclidean regions. The new picture reveals a non-dynamic framework of regions of dual-dynamic aether.

In closing, it is worth noting an interesting exemplar from history. Modern biology began with the discovery that every individual animal and plant is composed of tiny living units, the cells. The New Cosmology begins with the recognition that the Universe is composed of dynamic-aether units —the cosmic cells.   


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Notes and References

[1] R.T. Cahill, Space and Gravitation, Magister Botanicus, Vol.2 (Jan 2004).
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[2] John von Neumann, “The Mathematician,” in The World of Mathematics, Vol.4, pp2053-2063

[3] R.T. Cahill, Space and Gravitation, Magister Botanicus, Vol.2 (Jan 2004)

[4] Ibid.

[5] Ibid.

[6] R.S. Shankland, Michelson-Morley Experiment, in The Encyclopedia of Physics, 3rd Ed.,  Editor Robert M. Besancon (Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., N.Y.) p747

[7] A. Einstein. 1916. Relativity, the Special and General Theory, (1961 edition, Random House) p59

[8] R.S. Shankland, Michelson-Morley Experiment, in The Encyclopedia of Physics, 3rd Ed., p748

[9] R.T. Cahill, Space and Gravitation, Magister Botanicus, Vol.2 (Jan 2004)

[10] R.T. Cahill, The Michelson and Morley 1887 Experiment and the Discovery of Absolute Motion, Progress in Physics, Vol.1, Issue 3, pp25-29 (2005). Posted at:

[11] A.A. Michelson and E.W. Morley, On the Relative Motion of the Earth and the Luminiferous Ether, The American Journal of Science, Vol.34, No.203 (Nov 1887).
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[12] R.T. Cahill, The Michelson and Morley 1887 Experiment and the Discovery of Absolute Motion, Progress in Physics, Vol.1, Issue 3, pp25-29 (2005). Posted at:

[13] Ibid.

[14] Web article: Science in Poland - Albert Michelson

[15] R.T. Cahill, Absolute Motion and Gravitational Effects, Apeiron, Vol.11, No.1, pp53-111 (2004).
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[16] The Roland De Witte 1991 Detection of Absolute Motion and Gravitational Waves. Published: Progress in Physics, Vol.2, Issue 3, p60-65 (2006). Posted at:

[17] R.T. Cahill, Absolute Motion and Gravitational Effects, Apeiron, Vol.11, No.1, pp53-111 (2004)
Posted at Apeiron website:

[18] R.T. Cahill, The Michelson and Morley 1887 Experiment and the Discovery of Absolute Motion, Progress in Physics, Vol.1, Issue 3, pp25-29 (2005). P25

[19] R.T. Cahill, Space and Gravitation, Magister Botanicus, Vol.2 (Jan 2004)

[20] R.T. Cahill, Absolute Motion and Gravitational Effects, Apeiron, Vol.11, No.1, pp53-111 (2004)

[21] R.T. Cahill, Space and Gravitation, Magister Botanicus, Vol.2 (Jan 2004)

[22] Ibid.

[23] I.B. Cohen, Revolution in Science (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985) p170

[24] Faraday, as in Brian S. Baigrie, Scientific Revolutions (Pearson Prentice Hall) p278

[25] Ibid. p276

[26] Stephen F. Mason, A History of the Sciences (Collier Books, N.Y., 1962) p472

[27] Ibid.

[28] Ibid.

[29] Ibid.

[30] Helge Kragh, Steady State Theory, in Encyclopedia of cosmology (Garland Publishing Inc N.Y., 1993) p633

[31] Corey S. Powell, God in the Equation (The Free Press, New York, 2002) p178

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