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A controversial alternative to black hole theory has been bolstered by observations of an object in the distant universe, researchers say. If their interpretation is correct, it might mean black holes do not exist and are in fact bizarre and compact balls of plasma called MECOs........
......A well accepted property of black holes is that they cannot sustain a magnetic field of their own. But observations of quasar Q0957+561 indicate that the object powering it does have a magnetic field, Schild's team says. For this reason, they believe that rather than a black hole, this quasar contains something called a magnetospheric eternally collapsing object (MECO). If so, it would be best evidence yet for such an object.
Originally posted by 2manyquestionsThis quasar contains something called a magnetospheric eternally collapsing object (MECO). .
It does seem a little strange that the ALL meteors come in at a 90 degree angle, or maybe they aren’t impact craters at all
Originally posted by apc
uhhhhhhhhhhm. What? Massively scaled up electrical discharges?
These high altitude discharge patterns are known as Blue Jets, Red Sprites, and Elves. From Discovery magazine, 1997.
For this reason, they believe that rather than a black hole, this quasar contains something called a magnetospheric eternally collapsing object (MECO).
Originally posted by Dae
You should have a look at some other sites. The Electric Universe theory isnt that stupid, in fact (and Ill try and find links) main stream physics isnt as against it as you seem to be. Google electric universe and have a good read, take your time with it too, jumping to conclusion based on one site is a bit premature.
Originally posted by cmdrkeenkid
Agreed... The simplest explanation is usually the best. Of course, I'm not saying that MECOs do not exist, but rather that both exist.
Also, I don't think that the article is trying to say black holes do not exist, but rather that they may not be at the center of quasars like believed.
it might mean black holes do not exist and are in fact bizarre and compact balls of plasma called MECOs........"I believe this is the first evidence that the whole black hole paradigm is incorrect," says Darryl Leiter of the Marwood Astrophysics Research Center in Charottesville, Virginia, US, who co-authored the study. He says that where astronomers think they see black holes, they are actually looking at MECOs.
Originally posted by apc
I was directly referring to the idea that all impact craters are actually electrical discharge excavations. Better than an inverse glass universe I suppose...