All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident: Arthur Schopenhauer -- In questions of science the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual: Galileo Galilei -- Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it: Albert Einstein -- When you have eliminated the impossible, what ever remains, however improbable must be the truth: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough? Niels Bohr -- Whenever a true theory appears, it will be its own evidence. Its test is that it will explain all phenomena: Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Since the mathematicians invaded Relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore: Albert Einstein -- I would say that the aether is a medium invented by man for the purpose of propagating his misconceptions from one place to another: W.F.G. Swann: -- Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone: Albert Einstein -- Physics is mathematical not because we know so much about the physical world, but because we know so little: Bertrand Russell -- If I could explain it to the average person, I would not have been worth the Nobel Prize: R. P. Feynman -- I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use: Galileo Galilei -- How dare we speak of the laws of chance? Is not chance the antithesis of all law?: Bertrand Russell -- Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I´m not sure about the former: Albert Einstein -- The glory of mathematics is that you don't have to say what you are talking about: Richard Feynman -- Anything is possible if you don´t know what you are talking about: Author Unknown -- In life, everything is relative - except Einstein´s theory: Leonid S. Sukhorukov -- Don´\'t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you´ll have to ram them down people´s throats: Howard Aiken --A day will come undoubtedly when the ether will be discarded as useless: H. Poincaré -- First they tell you you´re wrong and they can prove it; then they tell you you´re right but it isn´t important; then they tell you it´s important but they knew it all along: Charles Kettering -- It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world: Aristotle -- The opposite of a true statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth: Niels Bohr -- A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it: Max Planck -- Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions: Eric Temple Bell -- Half this game is ninety percent mental: Yogi Berra

Star Panopticum


Semikov, S. A.


Journal Reprints





Date Published:

June 2012




Ritz Ballistic Theory (BTR), De Sitter, Gutnik and Freundlich, Ritz effect, Cepheids, Belopolsky, La Rosa, pulsars, Brecher, Fox, Barr effect




Engineer Journal


Translated to English with Google Translate by Thomas E. Miles


Four centuries ago, in 1610-1611, Galileo published the "Star Bulletin", where he told the world about observing the sky through the telescope he created. These observations destroyed the millennial myths of Aristotle and the Scholastics about the ideal, supernatural nature of the heavenly bodies. Galileo discovered mountains on the moon, spots on the sun, satellites of Jupiter, phases of Venus, and the Milky Way turned out to be a scattering of stars. The boundary invented by Aristotle between the earthly "material" and the heavenly "ideal" world has been erased: the Moon had an earthly relief and revolved near the Earth, like satellites around Jupiter, like Venus and other planets around the Sun. The Earth turned out to be of the same nature with the planets and the Sun, and the Sun - with the stars of the Milky Way. These observations opened the way for people to the sky, confirming Bruno's idea of the presence of completely material and attainable planets there. But three centuries later, the scholastics and mystics took revenge, for science returned to the dark superstitions of the Middle Ages: the theory of relativity once again separated the earthly world from the heavenly by a light barrier (event horizon), like an Aristotle crystal sphere.

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