Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Why Gravitational Waves Are Nonsense

New: Read Why LIGO Is a Scam for a different take on the subject.

LIGO

As most of you have heard, tomorrow is the day of the big announcement from LIGO regarding their gravitational wave detection experiment. As my readers have come to expect, I always have a rebellious point of view in matters concerning physics, artificial intelligence and computer science. Once again, I aim to please. I detest relativistic physics about as much as I detest mainstream AI. Einsteinian physics has retarded progress in our understanding of the universe by at least a century, in my opinion. I have written about this on many occasions in the past (see the links at the end of this article). Below I explain in simple terms why gravitational waves are crap and why any announcement from anybody that such waves have been detected is either fraudulent or another pathetic error.

The Circus Has Not Left Town Yet

There are many reasons that gravitational waves are nonsense but what follows is my favorite. It is very simple and it won't take long. As usual, it has to do with infinite regress. In my research, I have found that nearly everything that is wrong with both classical and quantum physics is almost invariably due to infinite regress. So here goes.

Gravity affects everything that exists equally regardless of mass and this includes massless particles. Both Newton and Galileo understood this centuries ago, even though relativists claim that they are the ones who figured it out. Go figure.

The problem is that this undeniable principle means that gravity also affects gravitational waves. Since these waves affect themselves, they either cancel themselves out or amplify themselves recursively. The same objection applies to so-called curved space and to hypothetical intermediary particles such as gravitons. In other words, if it exists, regardless of its mass, gravity affects it. The infinite self-referential regress is too painful to even contemplate.

Conclusion

Paul Feyerabend was right when he wrote in Against Method, "the most stupid procedures and the most laughable result in their domain are surrounded with an aura of excellence. It is time to cut them down to size and to give them a lower position in society." Einsteinian physics is indeed laughable. To borrow the words of Wolfgang Pauli, it is not even wrong.

All relativists are out to lunch. Tomorrow, I'll be watching the whole circus unfold with a bag of Cheetos in one hand, a beer in the other and a smirk on my face.

Live LIGO Broadcast on YouTube

See Also:

Why LIGO is a Scam
How to Falsify Einstein's Physics, for Dummies
Relativity Implicitly Assumes Instant Communication at a Distance While Explicitly Forbidding It
Why Space (Distance) Is an Illusion
How Einstein Shot Physics in the Foot
Nasty Little Truth About Spacetime Physics
Why Einstein's Physics Is Crap
Nothing Can Move in Spacetime
Physics: The Problem with Motion
Sitting on a Mountain of Crap, Wasting Time
Physicists Don't Know Shit

15 comments:

Jeffrey wolynski said...

I know its nonsense too. When you think about it though, who siphons hundreds of millions of dollars from the public purse to NOT find what is looked for? The whole thing is a giant sham. A sham wow.

Unknown said...

I don't know much of anything about physics but I agree much of what the scientific community pedals is nonsense..... I'm curious to know what your beliefs are if Einstein's theory is wrong......what does that mean for the nature of the universe, light speed...what's the big picture?..also, if someone wants to study rogue physics where might that person go? Also, you should go to the googleplus community...lots of people to debate science with there....

KFrie said...

You are not even wrong. Electric fields interact with magnetic fields interact with electric fields. They neither cancel each other out nor lead to infinite amplification. All particles are waves in their particle field. The electron field, the quark field. You idea of fields interact with themselves and amplifying or nullifying themselves is an old idea that physicists have long since dealt with. There are other lines of evidence, form Einstein's theory to the degradation of orbits of massive objects that supply independent reasons to believe that gravitational waves exist. Not even wrong.

Louis Savain said...

KFrie,

Thanks for the comment. I'm not sure you fully understand my point. Gravitational waves (ripples in spacetime) and spacetime curvature affect the very things that they are supposedly made of, space and time. Photons, on the other hand, can interact with with other photons but they do not change themselves.

The self-referential regress is obvious, no?

John Common said...

it's worth looking into the Michelson-Morley experiment and the aether. What they are calling gravitational waves today would have been called something like aether wind or drag back then, but they got rid of aether to make way for Einsteinian spacetime voodoo. Aether is a simple concept: the super thin medium that permeates the universe and which carries light, hence "luminiferous (light bearing) aether". If light is a wave it needs a medium, waves have mediums. . .

s.a.top said...

I feel sorrow that i did not place my earlier comment below the article about "nothing can move in spacetime" here because it fits better here.

Time and space are not objects in the universe and can not be moved by anything in the universe.

Waving time and space is nonsense gravitational waves do not exist.

Space and time are ideas to describe facts we observe.

there is no y-axis in the universe that you can move

And there is no hour in the universe that you can move

We have things or nothing
We have change or not

If gravitational waves do not move things, they move nothing, also dont move any thing that is owned by ligo.

If the gravitational waves do move nothing, there is no change and nothing to time, there is no change in time.

So gravitational waves do not exist

Louis Savain said...

s.a.top,

Thanks for the comment. You are absolutely correct. Neither space nor time exists. They are abstract entities. Only particles and their properties exist in the physical universe. Everything else is either abstract or BS.

Aside from the fact that spacetime is a "block universe" in which nothing happens, the Einsteinian idea that gravity has to do with geometry or the curvature of spacetime is laughably absurd. It is not even wrong.

The physics community is a community of crackpots, liars and fraudsters. But do not fret too much. Their entire little house of cards is about to be thrown down. And sooner than anyone thinks.

William Spearshake said...

Its nice to see that you are smarter than Einstein, Hawking and the top physicists. Maybe you should post a list of allof your peer reviewed articles.

Jake Carroll said...

Your view that tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of people are so corrupt and immoral as to consistently falsify data, develop theories they know are incorrect, and outright lie about it all is seriously disturbing. It shows that you have a complete lack of understanding of how real people behave. Your worldview must be terrifying, with so many liars and cheats surrounding you and controlling so much of your life. I pity you. I truly do.

Louis Savain said...

Spearshake:

Its nice to see that you are smarter than Einstein, Hawking and the top physicists. Maybe you should post a list of allof your peer reviewed articles.

Peer review is synonymous with ass review. I stay away from it. Thank you very much.

Louis Savain said...

Caroll:

Your view that tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of people are so corrupt and immoral as to consistently falsify data, develop theories they know are incorrect, and outright lie about it all is seriously disturbing. It shows that you have a complete lack of understanding of how real people behave. Your worldview must be terrifying, with so many liars and cheats surrounding you and controlling so much of your life. I pity you. I truly do.

This is not my view at all and I don't appreciate you putting words in my mouth. There are only a handful of high-placed crooks choreographing the fraud. The others are just followers aka ass kissers.

Daniel said...

To Jake Carrol, your logic / argument is no argument at all, as everyone knows there are giant cults like Buddhism, Islam, Catholocism and Mormonism who believe in and teach what they know is wrong but who believe the profit from them or social esteem is worth lying for, it's the same in politics, why, why oh why would you think man's tendency to lie for profit doesn't exist in science or academics? Religion is as easy to test with logic and archeology as science is too, science cannot be isolated from other sciences like theology or archeo or from morality. You cannot do correct science consistently if you are greedy, bitter or a liar, correct science is done most often by truthful people concerned about morals first, not "academics first" or money or "experiments". The world was once dominates by the cult of Zeus, now you would have been a mainstream Zeusian and anyone saying it was wrong would get you to say, "Must be frightening for you to think all these Greeks, Athenians, and Romans are lying in a giant conspiracy", right? Or when whites dominated blacks in America you'd say to a complaining black, "Must terrify you to live in a white world that you in paranoia think live to lie about blacks being animals and property." You Jake are a perfect example of why mainstreamers get no where with their magic bomb + magically evolving animals + magic reason why aliens can never get here no us to them and why rockets is the best we can do. It must be boring to be you to think we're stuck listening to atheists telling us they see stars forming on the other end of their multibillion dollar telescopes, and therefore there was a big bang for sure. Yaaaaaaaaawn.

https://eternian.wordpress.com/evidence

Paul Abrams said...

"Gravity affects everything that exists equally regardless of mass and this includes massless particles."

Um, what? No it doesn't. Particles of high mass are affected more by gravity than particles of low mass. A massless particle is not affected by gravity.

Your argument is hilarious.

Louis Savain said...

Paul Abrams wrote:

Um, what? No it doesn't. Particles of high mass are affected more by gravity than particles of low mass. A massless particle is not affected by gravity.

Your argument is hilarious.


Awe, come on. Even Galileo knew that all objects were accelerated equally regardless of their mass. Look it up.

Mike said...

I find LIGO to be an absurd experiment and a grotesque waste of resources to say the least! Firt of all, how does an optical instrument of which its parts cannot be manufactured anywhere near the tolerances that would be required for the apparatus' claimed sensitivity and resolution? To boast the ability to be able to detect a deviation in coherence of just 1/400th the width of a proton, the optics and mirrors of both facilities' instruments would have to be created to tolerances LESS than the claimed 1/400th the width of a proton! The very idea of that balances on the edge of sanity. Second, gravity doesn't traverse distances it permeates trough its entire sphere of influence. It can not ripple off on its own, independent of the mass it is intimately related to! I think LIGO's many years of fruitless results was getting hard on the old purse strings for those funding the project and what do you know? Voila! Gravitational waves!