Electric Water Bridge and Rotational Motion In The Atmosphere and Ocean

One of the more mysterious properties of water can be observed by repeating Fuch’s experiment where two beakers of water are set aside each other and a high voltage electric potential is applied, the cathode in one beaker, the anode in the other. A small tube of water appears joining the two beakers, and if the beakers are carefully pulled apart, the water remains as a rigid tube for up to 25mm separation (See Gerald H. Pollack’s updates on this).

The water bridge is made of two components, a rotating annulus and linearly moving core. The core consists of protonated water and flows from the anode to the cathode, while the annulus actually rotates and is comprised of negatively charged water, or hydronium ions. What drives the movement of water? The protons? Does the water partition into +ve and -ve components that then accumulate in each beaker, or does the water flow from one beaker to the other?

This annular rotational mechanism could be applied to atmospheric low-pressure cells and the development of cyclones, hurricanes and tornados where these extremely powerful vortices, always associated with atmospheric water, are better explained using electrical effects, i.e. the motion of electric charge in and out of the earth-system rather than from the abstraction of the mythical Coriolis Force. Are we observing Birkeland currents?

Think about it.

About Louis Hissink

Retired diamond exploration geologist. I spent my professional life looking for mineral deposits, found some, and also located a number of kimberlites in NSW and Western Australia. Exploration geology is the closest one can get to practicing the scientific method, mineral exploration always being concerned with finding anomalous geophysical or geochemical data, framing a model and explanation for the anomaly and then testing it with drilling or excavation. All scientific theories are ultimately false since they invariably involved explaining something with incomplete extant knowledge. Since no one is omniscient or knows everything, so too scientific theories which are solely limited to existing knowledge. Because the future always yields new data, scientific theories must change to be compatible with the new data. Thus a true scientist is never in love with any particular theory, always knowing that when the facts change, so too must he/she change their minds.
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One Response to Electric Water Bridge and Rotational Motion In The Atmosphere and Ocean

  1. fabio says:

    Recent airplane crash can be due either to neutron discharge affecting sensors so that controls are damaged (a studied matter in Italy) or earthquake clouds (a studied matter in China, and which, by its turn, have a relationship with plasma discharge in the crust), especially in the southeast region of Asia.


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