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LIGO science: Late night thoughts for thinky folks

September 6, 2017


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LIGO COVER UP

August 18, 2017

See previous post for reference.


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THE INTERNATIONAL SCOPE OF LIGO FRAUD

August 17, 2017

This paper from an international collaboration on the geomagnetic nature of the LIGO signal was submitted for publication in November 2016. This means that the study had to be ongoing during the latter half of 2016. At least one author is an official member of the LIGO collaboration.

Here is the list of authors:


Izabela Kowalska-Leszczynska1, Marie-Anne Bizouard2, Tomasz Bulik1,3, Nelson Christensen4,5, Michael Coughlin6, Mark Gołkowski7, Jerzy Kubisz8, Andrzej Kulak9, Janusz Mlynarczyk9, Florent Robinet2 and Maximilian Rohde4 Hide full author list
Author affiliations
1 Astronomical Observatory Warsaw University, 00-478 Warsaw, Poland
2 LAL, Université Paris-Sud, CNRS/IN2P3, Université Paris-Saclay, 91400 Orsay, France
3 Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónomade Mexico, Km 103 Carretera Tijuana-Ensenada, 22860 Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
4 Physics and Astronomy, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, United States of America
5 ARTEMIS, Université Côte d’Azur, Observatoire Côte d’Azur, CNRS, CS 34229, F-06304 Nice Cedex 4, France
6 Department of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States of America
7 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80204, United States of America
8 Astronomical Observatory, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
9 Department of Electronics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Dates
Received 14 November 2016
Accepted 16 February 2017
Accepted Manuscript online 16 February 2017
Published 7 March 2017

So the LIGO leaders were aware that LIGO was unraveling in mid 2016.

Between then and now a number of high profile international prizes were awarded to LIGO, and LIGO accepted these with great glorying. These prizes include the AAS Berkeley Prize, and two major European prizes: megabuck Korber Prize and the Princess of Asturias Prize.

Also during this period, NSF Director France Cordova repeatedly issued strong statement of support for LIGO, and strong commitment to fund LIGO in the face of the Trump budget cut for NSF (11%).

Pause and think about what is going on!

LIGO TAKEDOWN

August 14, 2017

In the following graphic my blog post referred to is this:

https://dreamheron.wordpress.com/2016/02/12/jtf-lino-limpopo-johnnys-bulletin-no-2016-12/

Note that all of LIGO signal is non-gravitational wave. There is no room here for salvaging the discoveries or saving faces. LIGO is not a proper scientific instrument. Do not waste one more minute or one more dollar on this megabuck megascam.


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LIGO BOOK REVIEW

August 3, 2017


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PHYSICS’S AUGEAN STABLES

July 7, 2017


In the Augean Stables of Greek mythology, the cattle lived and defecated for three decades. The stables were never cleaned. In the end, the animals were wallowing in their own excrement, accumulated way high. Hercules was commissioned to clean this up in just one day (The Fifth Labor of Hercules.)

The physics establishment has never cleaned its own mess: the Big Bang crap, the Penzias-Wilson discovery crap, the COBE Satellite discovery crap, the BICEP2 cover-up crap, the Hawking crap, the Witten crap, and now the LIGO discovery crap, …. No fault was ever admitted, no soul-searching was ever done, no retraction was ever made. All these dung heaps have accumulated. Physicists have never done any house-cleaning in the last six decades. They just wallow waist-deep in their own accumulated merd even as they engage in their happy talk. This is why they stink to mighty heaven.

Today’s mainstream physicists are living in their own Augean Stables. And I have been commissioned to clean this mess.


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The Take from LIGO fraud

June 30, 2017

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PRIZE-GIVERS DUPED BY LIGO POWER BROKERS

June 30, 2017


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LIGO PRIZES COMING OUT THE WAZOO

June 25, 2017


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Is LIGO a Buy, Hold, or Sell?

June 22, 2017

Q: Is LIGO a Buy, Hold, or Sell?
A: It is now a Strong Sell.

A POWERED FLIGHT TOWARDS THE NOBEL SKY:

The recent spate of European prizes to LIGO might have you believe that LIGO is shooting upward in a powered flight, about to reach the Nobel sky. These prizes include the German Lower Saxony Prize, the Einstein Medal, the European Physical Society Prize, the European Science Prize, and some kind of Spanish deal called the Princess of Asturias Prize. Upon such feting, anyone is bound to be bowled over.

But this is LIGO’s fake world. The truth lies elsewhere. As I said a long while ago, a test arena you might watch is India LIGO.

INDIA LIGO DEVELOPMENTS:

India LIGO received full and final approval from the Indian Government only days after LIGO first detection. Funds were obtained and earmarked for LIGO. Some of these funds were given over to LIGO for conducting preliminary surveys. LIGO site was finalized, and construction was about to begin. It only remained for the Government of India to release the bulk of the funds to LIGO.

At this stage, a hold was placed on these funds by the Government.

Now started the American pressurizing of the Indian Government to release these funds.

The American physics Nobelist David Gross (remember this cigarette-smoking environmentalist?) very publicly derided the Indian Government for holding up LIGO.

The Government did not budge.

High US LIGO officials went to India and told the Government to get on with the program or else.

The Government did not budge.

NSF director France Cordova made a statement wishing the Indian Government would get going on LIGO.

The Government did not budge.

The European LIGO prizes kept coming out the wazoo, in the strongest possible affirmation of the LIGO machine.

The Government did not budge.

The first LIGO discovery was confirmed for a second time (the third LIGO detection).

The Government did not budge.

This is where we stand today.

MY READING OF THE SITUATION:

The first thing we now understand about India Government’s technocratic leadership is that they are nobody’s fools: neither the Indian Ligonauts’ , nor France Cordova’s. They are there to look after their nation’s interest.

And that is exactly what they are doing.

I believe that LIGO dissidence caused the technocrats to take a closer look at the whole issue, perhaps in collaboration with the greater Indian physics community (beyond the LIGO community). I believe they came to the conclusion that importing the US LIGO machine and installing it on Indian soil is not the right thing to do, scientifically speaking.

Whether the Indian Government wants it or not, their choice amounts to a scientific verdict on LIGO.

Italy and Japan take note.

The Indian Ligonauts are still engaging in their customary happy talk, but I do not believe that this is the Indian reality.

NOTE ADDED 06/22/2017:

Seeing that India is not budging, US LIGO officials tried to push LIGO on Australia a second time. Australia did not budge.