Author Archives: Louis Hissink

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.

Big G

Rupert Sheldrake has pointed to the gravitational constant not being a constant but that it varies over time.  It actually varies rather precisely at 5.9 years and matches the Earth’s rotational speed cycle of 5.9 years.  Mainstream physicists do not … Continue reading

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Belief

You only believe in something when you don’t know. Update: So you build a machine according to an interpretation of data and you design it so that when A is done P is the result. You believe A will produce … Continue reading

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Coulomb’s Law

Coulomb’s law means instantaneous electrical forces. This is not observed; probably because of Newton’s prior thoughts. Electrical forces exist in the time domain since they are perceived via motion. We really do need to understand the process of thinking more … Continue reading

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Religious Minds

Religious minds are those which submit totally to an authority what ever that authority might be, whether some or other god, holy book, ideology or theory. Irreligious minds don’t. Questioning authority is thus blasphemy, whether theological, scientific or ideological. Scientific? … Continue reading

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Einstein’s Disunified Field Problem

Albert Einstein was alleged to have spent his last days trying to establish a unified field theorem incorporating electromagnetics and gravity.  He failed, and no one else will succeed either because of one problem. The difference in magnitude between the … Continue reading

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Geological Chronology and Time

I keep forgetting that mainstream science is divided by chronological disputation into two major camps – short and long chronologists.  The short-chronologists are the religious fundamentalists who assume their holy authority is perfect and that therefore what is written in … Continue reading

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Climate Change – Fake Science

Part 1 of a discussion about science, plasma physics and climate change Part 2

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