Electric Universe hypothesis (EU)
From Kook Science
The Electric Universe hypothesis may refer to any of several observational explanations that place strong emphasis on the interactions of the electro-magnetic forces in understanding physical laws, producing an alternative physics where the electric is posited as the central force in the universe, either altering or rejecting outright the role of gravity as a fundamental force as detailed in more conventional physics.
Claimants and their Proofs
L. L. Chapman
- Chapman, L. L. (1855), Chapman's Principia, or, Nature's First Principles: Theory of Universal Electro-Magnetism, Simplified Explaining the Elements of the Important Discovery of the Laws of Nature, Which Regulate the Changes of the Elements: Exposing the Numerous Discrepancies of the Popular (Erroneously So-Called) Newtonian Theory of Gravitation Alone Without Repulsion: Demonstrating the Existence and Operation of Repulsive Force, Co-Extensively with Gravitation, I, Philadelphia: Campbell & Co.
George Woodward Warder
Warder's personal cosmology of an electric universe included speculation that "the sun is a vast generator of electric currents which cause heat in the atmosphere of the planets only where it is needed," that electro-magnetic, atomic, and spiritual force are the only forces in the universe (abandoning gravitation entirely), and that the sun is habitable and likely to be Heaven itself, as described in the Book of Revelation.
- Warder, George Woodward (1900), Invisible Light; or, The Electric Theory of Creation, New York: G.W. Dillingham Company, https://archive.org/details/invisiblelighto00wardgoog
- Warder, George Woodward (1903), The Universe a Vast Electric Organism, New York: G. W. Dillingham Company, https://archive.org/details/universevastelec00wardrich
- Tyrrell, Ignatio (19--), The Great Electric Universe: Face to Face With God and Facts: Sun, Moon & Planets Populated: Man the Epitome of the Universe, Whither Has He Come, Whither is He Going, Melbourne: H. Ewins & Co., Print, 289 Lit. Collins St., https://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/5816283
- Plasma Cosmology, any of the hypothetical frameworks which are based on an understanding that the dynamics of ionized gases and plasmas play significant roles in universal physics; examples of such plasma cosmologies, in particular, include Alfvén-Klein cosmology.