Archive for December, 2017

The LIGO Casebook

December 30, 2017


The LIGO Casebook is coming soon. It will be an organized compilation of some of the posts in this blog site. It will be free.

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The Last Train from Fraud Hill

December 29, 2017


Pardon me, boy, is that the Chattanooga Choo Choo?
No, Sir, this is the Stockholm Boo Boo.

LIGO COURTROOM DRAMA: Trial Part 15

December 29, 2017

TRIAL PART 15

ON THE WITNESS STAND: Olga Botner (for the Defendants)

VINO MOSCATO (Attorney for the Defendants): Professor Botner, you are a member of the Committee that awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics. You had no obligation to come to this court, but you agreed to help the defendant Nobel Laureates in this case to the extent you can. The defendants are grateful for that. The parties in this case have stipulated that because of the Nobel secrecy rules, there are some areas we cannot go into. So if we ask any questions in those areas, you may simply decline to answer. Now Professor Botner, you and the Chairman of your Committee, Professor Nils Martensson, are two world-renowned experimentalists on the Committee, are you not?

OLGA BOTNER: We are experimentalists, yes.

MOSCATO: So is it correct to say that the two of you – who by the way work at the same place – that you have fully evaluated the LIGO experiment personally and collaboratively to your satisfaction before deciding on the award?

BOTNER: I cannot answer who evaluated what and how.

MOSCATO: But can you say if there are any doubts about the instrument being perfect?

BOTNER: Obviously, since we have given the Nobel Prize, there are no doubts.

MOSCATO: Thank you, Professor Botner. I have no further questions at this time. Your witness, Ms. Veritas.

ASSUMPTA VERITAS (Attorney for the Plaintiffs): Good Morning, Professor Botner. Were you and your fellow committeemen aware about any issues that had been raised by some critics about the LIGO instrument when you were deliberating on this award?

BOTNER: I cannot answer that.

VERITAS: OK. I will ask this another way. LIGO has two mirrors that are about 5.7 kilometers apart, and are not mechanically coupled in any way. The mirrors hang freely. The axes of the two mirrors are at right angles. Would that be a correct description?

BOTNER: In a simple way, yes.

VERITAS: We will keep it simple then. These mirrors move or oscillate or vibrate for a number of reasons: earth tremors, vehicles passing by and so on. Is this correct?

BOTNER: Yes.

VERITAS: Do the mirrors vibrate independently of each other – or is this some type of concerted motion?

BOTNER: They vibrate independently.

VERITAS: And what happens when a gravitational wave comes down?

BOTNER: Then the mirrors move in a concerted motion, as predicted by theory.

VERITAS: Is this concert observable? I mean, how do we know that the mirrors are moving in concert when normally they do not and there is no coupling of any kind between them?

BOTNER: We cannot actually observe this concerted motion because it is extremely small. But the LIGO readout shows that the motion is concerted.

VERITAS: Are you saying that the LIGO readout wiggles prove a concerted motion is prevailing?

BOTNER: Well, no. The concerted motion is a property of the gravitational wave. The wiggles tell us a gravitational wave is passing by, and that is how we then know that the mirrors must be in concerted motion.

VERITAS: And how exactly do the wiggles tell you that they are from a gravitational wave passing by?

BOTNER: Because the wiggles match black hole merger model.

VERITAS: You are trying to prove the existence of theorized gravitational waves by utilizing their theorized property of producing concerted motion. So isn’t the concerted motion the first thing you have to experimentally demonstrate as happening? How can you gloss over the very point of the experiment, the very purpose for which LIGO was built?

BOTNER: There is no way to demonstrate the concerted motion directly. We assume it to be happening.

VERITAS: That makes the whole business of LIGO detecting gravitational waves just an assumption in its entirety. Isn’t that right? It is just your word. There is absolutely no science behind this.

BOTNER: No, it is not right. LIGO is a high quality instrument for detecting gravitational waves.

VERITAS: Now, in reality, those mirrors are contained within a hermetically sealed steel vessel. So, you say that the gravitational wave does some business inside the vessel, business that you have no way of verifying. There is going on some type of unobservable entanglement of the two mirror motions. Then you say Hail Mary full of grace, and simply declare that the said business has actually taken place inside the vessel. Then you start matching this black hole merger stuff. And then you string together a complete story. Is that even remotely a scientific way of doing things?

BOTNER: I cannot answer that question because of Nobel secrecy.

VERITAS: Ah … the Nobel secrecy! Your Honor, I have no further questions.

JUDGE: Any redirect, Mr. Moscato?

MOSCATO: Yes, Your Honor. Professor Botner, did the Nobel Committee not say that the first LIGO detection was model independent? In other words, the black hole merger model is not necessary to invoke in order to demonstrate that the mirrors are in concerted motion? Wouldn’t that mean that just the readout wiggles by themselves prove that concerted motion is happening inside the vessel?

BOTNER: I .. er .. cannot go into that area.

MOSCATO: No further questions, You Honor.

JUDGE: The witness is excused.

WHY U.S. SHOULD PROSECUTE LIGO

December 27, 2017

WHAT IS THIS ABOUT:

Over the past two years, a series of fantastic astronomical discoveries in the realm of gravitational waves (resulted from black hole merger, neutron star merger) has created a worldwide media blitz. The scientific instrument that made these discoveries is called the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO). Every single one of these discoveries was a scientific fraud.

In a bizarre spectacle, three LIGO leaders just received the Nobel Prize in Physics. This is stark testimony to the breadth and the depth of intellectual corruption we are witnessing.

THE CASE AGAINST LIGO:

(1). The LIGO team built an instrument network that has been placed in documented scientific evidence in public as not being able to do what it had set out to do (detect gravitational waves). This has not been admitted by the LIGO team, and the falsehood that LIGO is a proven detector of gravitational waves has been strongly maintained by the LIGO team and a number of supporting/enabling groups.

(2). Assuming for the sake of argument that LIGO were in principle able to detect gravitational waves, there still remain (publicly documented) fatal scientific defects that have not been admitted by the LIGO team, and the false discoveries have been strongly maintained.

(3). LIGO has thus far cost upwards of 1 billion tax dollars, and more moneys are being requisitioned on the strength of the patently false discoveries reported.

(4). LIGO’s main funding agency, National science Foundation, is in evidence as being blind and deaf to scientific criticism by qualified and credentialed scientists. On the contrary, emphatic statements issued by the agency could have the effect of deterring any such criticisms.

Anyone interested may start with this blog site. First read the “LIGO scamorama” series of graphics; and then dig deeper by reading the “LIGO Courtroom Drama” series. Then there is my book.

When the LIGO scientists and engineers are put on a witness stand under penalty of perjury, and there is not that fearsome establishment power (ride roughshod over everything, totally ignore scientific criticisms) that protects them outside of the courtroom, the whole thing will quickly unravel. This is why criminal prosecution is the only way to stop this runaway corruption that is bleeding the taxpayers interminably.

The principle of self-policing promulgated by the scientific establishment is a ruse to prevent outside prying, and to do ‘damage control’. What small policing effort there was in this regard by a few insiders was ignored out of hand. A recent report by a UC Berkeley expert showing that the results for all but one of the discovery reports “are very weak signals whose amplitude does not rise significantly during the GW (Gravitational Wave) event, and they are indistinguishable from non-stationary detector noise.” This momentous study had zero impact on the triumphal march of LIGO. We are dealing with a mafialike syndicate. The facts on the ground are absolutely clear: Nothing short of a courtroom setting can address this the greatest and the longest-running science fraud in history.

If President Donald Trump genuinely wishes to take a stand against corrupt scientists defrauding the nation with the help of the corrupt media, this is the exact place to take that stand. He did not felicitate the American LIGO Nobel Laureates, for whatever reason. He lucked out. There will be no photographs of him shaking hands with frauds.

SCIENCE FRAUD KIP THORNE ON INDIAN PEDESTAL

December 26, 2017


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LIGO GETS ROYAL SNUB

December 24, 2017


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THE GREAT PERLMUTTER SCARE

December 24, 2017


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A Swedish acknowledgement of LIGO fraud?

December 22, 2017


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REASONABLE SPECULATION

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for the LIGO fraud was rammed through the Nobel Prize process by a nefarious collaboration between the Nobel Committee in Physics and some American power-brokers. It was done with lightning speed so that the deed would be done before anyone suspected anything.

Once the prize was announced, the Swedes were left holding the bag, and the Americans were laughing all the way to Wells Fargo. The Nobel Prize – once announced – cannot be stopped for any reason (including, it seems, fraud).

Some Swedes woke up and realized what a horrible national and international and historical disaster had happened right under their nose. It was in fact an apocalyptic evil. But there was no other option for the Swedes than to proceed normally with the award ceremony as if nothing was amiss. However, the Royal Family had to briefed.

It has been the custom to pair up the lead physics Nobel Laureate with a prominent royal (usually the Queen or the Crown Princes). The prominent Laureate here was Rainer Weiss, with half-share of the Nobel Prize. But he was relegated to an obscure position without visibility – almost as though by design. Weiss was in fact rebuffed.

It is Kip Thorne who got paired with the Crown Princess. So everything looked perfectly normal – with no hint of the dark cloud of fraud anywhere in the sky. But at some point a red line had to be drawn. The Royal House would have insisted on this. The future monarch of Sweden could not be recorded for posterity in the high-profile procession, linking arms with a person who stood publicly accused of fraud by qualified scientists with full credentials. So that is how the procession was scripted. Kip Thorne understood and agreed to this.

This is why I think we have the first public acknowledgement of the LIGO fraud. And this is just the beginning of the end.

So enjoy your holidays in good spirit, LIGO dissidents.

LIGO Situational Truth

December 22, 2017


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Indiana Jones of Physicsdom

December 20, 2017


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