Sachs-Wolfe Effect Disproof – The Fundamental Flaw in the Spectral Analysis of Gravity Wells
International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science
Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages: 1-17
Received: Dec. 14, 2017;
Accepted: Dec. 29, 2017;
Published: Jan. 30, 2018
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Conrad Ranzan, DSSU Research, Astrophysics Department, Niagara Falls, Canada
The Sachs-Wolfe Effect, a popular wavelength modifying hypothesis involving galaxy clusters and cosmic voids, is based on the belief that a propagating photon gains energy (is blueshifted) during its descent into a gravity well and loses energy (is redshifted) during the ascent as it escapes from the gravity well. A straightforward proof exposes the underlying flaw ---a flaw that extends to the spectral analysis of gravity wells, and hills, in general. The argument is based on three undeniable properties; no reputable physicist refutes these. (1) The photon is not a point-like particle; the particle of light is an extended entity. (2) The three dimensional space of the Universe is not a region of nothingness. (3) Gravity’s influence on photons involves altering the propagation direction and changes to the wavelength. Remarkable agreement with observational evidence is presented. The logic of the arguments and the supporting evidence lead to truly profound implications for cosmology: The expanding-universe hypothesis is untenable. It turns out, we live in a Dynamic Steady State Universe.
Sachs-Wolfe Effect Disproof – The Fundamental Flaw in the Spectral Analysis of Gravity Wells, International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science.
Vol. 6, No. 1,
2018, pp. 1-17.
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