Golden Gadzirayi Nyambuya

Golden Gadzirayi Nyambuya
National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo · Department of Applied Physics

PhD (Fundamental Theoretical Astrophysics)
Working on two monographs: (1) On Massive Photons, and: (2) Global Warming and the Faint Young Sun Paradox. Coming Soon!

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Introduction
While I deeply understand & appreciate --- I nevertheless am not interested in the measurement of this and that Fundamental Constant of Nature to its next decimal place nor in the refined definition of this & that Standard International Unit --- the meter, the second, the kilogram, etc; all I want is to know God's divine and pristine thoughts in creating the Universe --- whether or not He might have made it any different & if so, why He choose the present configuration. I am interested in turning Wood into Marble, Wood is ugly and Marble is beautiful. To that end --- while on that austere and ardours quest, the glorious innate and illuminate part of me holds true and fast that such divine thoughts (of God) have been revealed unto mankind in the Fundamental Gauge Conditions of our theories.
Additional affiliations
September 2014 - August 2015
National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • My ultimate goal in physics is to find a unified field theory of all the forces of a Nature, a task that eluded Einstein in the last 30 years of his event-and-fruitful scientist career.
Education
April 2016 - March 2020
National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo
Field of study
  • Fundamental Astrophysics
February 2001 - April 2002
North-West University
Field of study
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
February 1997 - August 1999
University of Zimbabwe
Field of study
  • Fundamental Theoretical Physics

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This is my Inaugural Professorial Lecture. The lecture is about the Faint Yooung Sun Paradox, how this problem knits in very well in to the polemical problem of Global Warming and Climate Change.
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This short reading is an extraction from our previous work (Nyambuya 2020), the purpose of which is to make clear that it is very much possible to use Weyl (1918)'s idea of a conformal metric to achieve tensorial affinities. We are of the strong view that this is very important as it is predominantly assumed that this not possible. We want to dispe...
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Electrically charged particles such as Electrons and Protons carry electric, E, and magnetic, B, fields. In addition to these fields, Quantum Mechanics (QM) endows these particles with an `arcane and spooky' field --- the wavefunction. This wavefunction of QM is not only assumed to be separate but distinct from the electromagnetic field. We herein...
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As currently understood, the Dirac theory employs a 4 x1 type wavefunction. This 4x1 Dirac wavefunction is acted upon by a 4x4 Dirac Hamiltonian operator, in which process, four independent particle solutions result. Insofar as the real physical meaning and distinction of these four solutions, it is not clear what these solutions really mean. We de...
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We present a plausible solution to the now forty seven year old paleoclimatology riddle of the so-called Faint Young Sun Paradox via the combined hypothesis of the conservation of the state of radiation balance between the Earth and Sun and that of an expanding Earth, where, in the face of a changing (increasing) Solar luminosity, the Earth would m...
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As currently understood, the Dirac theory employs a 4 x1 type wavefunction. This 4x1 Dirac wavefunction is acted upon by a 4x4 Dirac Hamiltonian operator, in which process, four independent particle solutions result. Insofar as the real physical meaning and distinction of these four solutions, it is not clear what these solutions really mean. We de...
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This presentation is on the PhD work that I conducted on the Radiation Barrier Problem (RBP) of Massive Star Formation. Basically, we invoke the hypothesis that circumstellar material is sufficient to problem the much needed gravitation to overcome the RBP. The idea involve the use of Larson (1981, 1982)'s empirical law. The work demonstrates that...
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We here-in demonstrate that the proposed hitherto unknown gravitomagnetic dark-force that hypothetically explains the Flat Rotation Curves of Spiral Galaxies — this same force, explains very well, the logarithmic and as-well, the barred spiral shapes of spiral galaxies. That is, much in line with Edward Arthur Milne (1896-1950)’s 1946 ideas — albei...
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We present a derivation of the Planck Radiation Law for Massive Photons (PRLMP) within the context of the Gauge Invariant, Long Lived and Long Ranged Massive Photon Theory (hereafter MP-theory) that we proposed earlier [1, 2]. The MP-Theory allows for massive Photons to travel in vacuo at the usual vacuo speed of Light, c, for massless Photons, thu...
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We present a derivation of the Planck Radiation Law for Massive Photons (PRLMP) within the context of the Gauge Invariant, Long Lived and Long Ranged Massive Photon Theory (hereafter MP-theory) that we proposed earlier [1, 2]. The MP-Theory allows for massive Photons to travel in vacuo at the usual vacuo speed of Light: c0 = 2.997924580 × 10 8 m ·...
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Having in our previous works strongly suggested a solution to the radiation problem thought to bedevil massive stars in their effort to accrete more mass beyond the 10.00 M-limit, the issue of how these stars form is not completely solved, because, new issues such as the Formation Rate Problem remain unsolved. That is to say, if massive stars are t...
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Emissivity is a fundamental property of matter that measures the ratio of the thermal radiation emanating from a thermodynamic surface to the radiation from an ideal black-body surface at the same temperature and it takes values from 0 to 1. This property is not a theoretically derived thermodynamic property of matter, but a posteriori justified pr...
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This paper demonstrates that gravitomagnetism can be given a geometric justification on spacetime.
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The Lorentz invariant Dirac equation upon which our deepest understanding of the most fundamental Quantum Mechanics is based-exhibits perfect discrete symmetries of Charge Conjugation C ðÞ , Parity P ðÞ and Time T ðÞ reversal. Not only does the Dirac equation obey these three symmetries C; P; T ðÞ , but also all the possible combinations of these s...
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Just like the rest of the Laws of Thermodynamics, the First Law of Thermodynamics (FLT) is an empirical law firmly anchored on the unshakeable fertile soils of experimental philosophy. Be that as it may, this law (FLT) does not have a fundamental theoretical basis on which it is founded or rests upon. In the present reading, we demonstrate that Lio...
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By expressing the Boltzmann statistical weight function in-terms of the thermodynamic probabilities, and there-after evoking the here set-forth Thermodynamic Probability Evolution Hypothesis --- namely that, at the very least, a microstate can only evolve from a state of low thermodynamic probability to one of a higher thermodynamic probability, we...
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We present a miniature pilot study of time delays ∆t in four GRB Radio Afterglow emissions, i.e., delays in the arrival times of radio waves of different frequencies emanating from eight GRB Radio Afterglows. Unlike in most studies on this phenomenon, we do not assume that this time delay is due to the Photon being endowed with a non-zero mass, but...
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We deduce the mass of the Photon
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We present a new set of positive define energy solutions of the Dirac equation. If acceptable-we believe that these solutions will go a long way in proffering a perdurable and lasting solution to the long standing problem of negative energy solutions that bedevil the Dirac equation. The subtleness in our solution is that we assume a Dirac particle...
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The Lorentz invariant Dirac equation upon which our deepest understanding of the most fundamental Quantum Mechanics is based-exhibits perfect discrete symmetries of Charge Conjugation (C), Parity (P) and Time (T) reversal. Not only does the Dirac equation obey these three symmetries (C , P , T), but also all the possible combinations of these symme...
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As is well known, there are two 'velocities' that are associated with a wave and these are (1) Group Velocity (v g), and (2) Phase or Particle Velocity (v p). In the case of Light, these two velocities are equal (i.e., v g = v p = c) thus resulting in infinities associated with the energy and momentum of a massive Photon. To circumvent this problem...
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We demonstrate that, while the proposed Gravitational Dark-force Theory (of Nyambuya (New Astron. 67:1, 2019b) here-in Paper II) predicts an extra-anomalous apsidal precession for Solar planets due to the gravitational dark-force on the orbits of these planets, the predicted extra-anomalous apsidal precession is so small—so much that—it can not acc...
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This reading makes the attempt to revive Nordström (1912)'s relativistic theory of gravitation which was rejected on the basis of it contravening observational reality in that it [theory] failed to account for the periastron precession of the planet Mercury and as-well as the gravitational bending of starlight barely grazing the limb of a massive g...
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We demonstrate that in-principle, one of the five solutions presented in the reading Nyambuya (2015b), i.e., a solution of the Four Poisson-Laplace equation of gravitation [or Nordström (1912) equation of gravitation] can be used to explain the anomalous flat rotation curves of spiral galaxies. The proposed solution does not invoke the exotic hypot...
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This reading makes the attempt to revive Nordström (1912)'s relativistic theory of gravitation which was rejected on the basis of it contravening observational reality in that it [theory] failed to account for the periastron precession of the planet Mercury and as-well as the gravitational bending of starlight barely grazing the limb of a massive g...
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The proposed Planck Radiation Law for Massive Photons (PRLMP) leads to a modified Stefan-Boltzmann Law (SBL) with new cubic and quadratic terms. This modified SBL has been applied to Carla (2013)'s experimental data on four different Tungsten lamps and the theory produced logically inconsistent non-zero masses for the Photon. If the theory is to su...
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The present reading is the first in a series of updates on the state of exoplanetary systems insofar as a their satisfying the Titius-Bode Law (TB-Law) is concerned. We make the endeavour to give a physical meaning to the polemical TB-Law. The empirical TB-Law-originally discovered by Johann Daniel Titius Bode (1729 − 1796)-was first popularised in...
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Using the Solar system as our standard calibration system, we device a 'one-size-fits-all ' procedure to fit exoplanetary semi-major axis onto 'quantized' nodes relative to their central host star. The idea is to fit the exoplanet's semi-major axis onto quantised exponential orbits using the derived exponential planetary placement law (a n = R 5 e...
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The present reading is the first in a three part series where we make the endeavour to give a physical meaning to the polemical Titius-Bode Law (TBL). The empirical TBL-originally discovered by Johann Daniel Titius Bode-was first popularised in 1772 by Johann Elert Bode. This empirical law gives the semi-major axis (a n) of a planet from the Sun in...
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We present a plausible solution to the so-called Faint Young Sun Paradox (FYS-Paradox) within the context of the Expanding Earth Hypothesis (EEH). We show that if-as the current state of the art ITRF observations seem to indicate-the Earth is expanding steadily at a paltry rate of ∼ +0.36(6) mm/yr (Shen et al. 2015) and the Earth's atmosphere is to...
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In an earlier reading (Nyambuya, 2017), we analysed the equation of motion for a particle situated at the cloud surface of a gravitationally bound Molecular Cloud (MC) where a link to Larson (1982)'s Law (relating the cloud mass and the maximum stellar mass) was made. If the said work is to be believed, then, the radiation field of the central and...
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We revisit (Larson, 1982)'s empirical law relating the maximum stellar mass and the mass of the natal molecular cloud. The aim of this journey back in-time is to seek a fundamental origin of this law — i.e.: we seek an answer to the question: What is the fundamental physical basis for this law? Some researchers would want to believe that this law i...
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We demonstrate that, while the proposed Gravitational Dark-force Theory (of Nyambuya 2018a, hereafter Paper I) predicts an extra-anomalous apsidal precession for Solar planets due to the gravitational dark-force on the orbits of these planets, the predicted extra-anomalous apsidal precession is so small-so much that-it can not account for the obser...
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We here-in demonstrate that the proposed hitherto unknown gravitomagnetic dark-force (Nyambuya, 2019b) that hypothetically explains the Flat Rotation Curves of Spiral Galaxies —this same force, explains very well, both the logarithmic and barred spiral shapes of spiral galaxies. That is, much in line with Milne (1946)’s ideas — albeit, on a radical...
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We demonstrate that in-principle, one of the five solutions presented in the reading Nyambuya (2015b), i.e., a solution of the Four Poisson-Laplace equation of gravitation [or the Nord-ström (1913) equation of gravitation] can be used to explain the anomalous flat rotation curves of spiral galaxies. The proposed solution does not invoke the exotic...
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Having demonstrated in earlier readings (Nyambuya, 2014, 2017a) that massive Photons should-in-principle; exist without any such problems as (1) violation of gauge symmetry, (2) they being short lived, (3) they being short ranged, (4) they having an extra degree of freedom and (5) they having their speed being less than the speed c = 2.99792458 × 1...
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We present an improved derivation of the Planck Radiation Law for Massive Photons (PRLMP). Unlike the earlier derivation, the present derivation makes no approximations of any kind-it is exact. In addition to the T 2 term in the PRLMP, a new T 3 term emerges, i.e., for the Massive Photon Stefan-Boltzmann Law (MPSBL), we obtain: (ε rad = ǫσ0T 4 − ǫη...
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One of the major shortcomings of the Classical Drude-Lorentz Electron Model, is its inability to explain the contribution by the valency Electrons in metals to the heat capacity of these metals. We argue herein that one can in-principle explain from a Semi-Classical Physics standpoint, the contribution by the valency Electrons in metals to the heat...
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We herein derive an equation for a wave travelling in a reactive medium, that is to say, a medium which interferes with the travelling wave. The purpose of this derivation is to try and obtain new insights into the origins of the mass term appearing in the quantum mechanical Klein (1926) and Gordon (1926) equation. From the derived equation, it ver...
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The experimentally measured and theoretically deduced values of the γ-coefficient of the electronic heat capacity exhibit a clear discrepancy. This discrepancy is usually attributed to the neglected effects such as the Electron self-interaction and the Electron interaction with phonons and the Coulomb potential. Despite the said pointers to the pos...
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In our previous instalment, we introduced a hypothetical neutrino field in-order to obtain a Dirac particle with a stable non-zero mass. We here show that given a proper choice of the Unitary matrix which is part and parcel of Dirac equation, this hypothetical neutrino field is not necessary.
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In this brief letter, further connection is established between the mass of the Photon and the observed cosmic variation of the Fine Structure Constant (FSC). In our earlier works, the observed variation in the FSC has been partially connected to massive photons, where it has been argued that the observed variation in the FSC may have something to...
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We show that Einstein (1915b)'s second equation of general relativity that was swiftly rejected by him soon after it was pointed out that this equation was inconsistent with the law of conservation of energy-momentum, this equation can be salvaged by the introduction of two very modest and acceptable gauge conditions, i.e.: by requiring that metric...
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In an earlier reading, we analysed the equation of motion for a particle situated at the cloud surface of a gravitationally bound Molecular Cloud (MC) where a link to Larson (1982)'s Law (relating the cloud mass and the maximum stellar mass) was made. If the said work is to be believed, then, the radiation field of the central and most massive star...
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The phenomenon of neutrino oscillations requires that not only should neutrinos be massive but that these masses be unique. How they acquire this mass remains an open question. Various mechanisms have been proposed to explain this phenomenon of neutrino oscillations. Herein, we propose-the simplest imaginable-alternative mechanism which operates vi...
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In the reading Nyambuya (2015), we proposed a hypothetical state of the Hydrogen atom whose name we coined 'Neutronium'. That is to say, in the typical Hydrogen atom, the Electron is assumed to orbit the Proton, while in the Neutronium, the converse is assumed, i.e., the Proton orbits the Electron. In the present reading, we present some seductive...
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As is well known – Newton's corpuscular model of light can explain the Law of Reflection and Snell's Law of Refraction. Sadly and regrettably – its predictions about the speed of light in different mediums runs contrary to experience. Because of this, Newton's theory of light was abandoned in favour of the wave theory. It [Newton's corpuscular mode...
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Within the framework of Newtonian theory of gravitation -- the hypothesis is here made that the minuscule astrometic variations that are not accounted for by the bare Newtonian theory of gravitation -- these -- may very well be a result of a subtle variation in the passive gravitational mass of a test body. With recourse to observational evidence,...
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We embolden the idea that the Dirac 4 × 4 γ-matrices are four-vectors where the space components (γ i) represent spin and the forth component (γ 0) should likewise represent the time component of spin in the usual four-vector formalism of the Special Theory of Relativity. With the γ-matrices as four-vectors, it is seen that the Dirac equation admit...
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Unlike the famous Stefan-Boltzmann Law (SBL), one can safely say that Newton (1700)'s Law of Cooling (NCL) is without any fundamental theoretical foundations and that – no importance has been placed to seek the most fundamental basis of this law. We herein seek these foundation. We demonstrate that NLC points to the existence of thermal states asso...
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Having demonstrated in earlier readings (Nyambuya, 2014, 2017) that massive photons should – in-principle; exist without any such problems as (1) violation of gauge symmetry, (2) they being short lived, (3) they being short ranged, (4) they having an extra degree of freedom and (5) they having their speed being less than the speed c = 2.99792458 ×...
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Using Larson (1982)'s empirical law as a solid foundational basis for our central thesis – for a plausible solution to the radiation problem of massive star formation, we argue in favour of a spatially varying dust-and-gas opacity. This spatially varying dust-and-gas opacity allows us to present – what appears to us, as – a perdurable solution to t...
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We provide a much simpler proof to Hera's Existence Theorem and using excerpts from the arguments provided in the our alternative proof, we demonstrate that one can safely add a term to Maxwell's equations whereby one obtains a much more general set of Maxwell's equation. Using the obtained generalised Maxwell's equations, we show that these equati...
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We revisit Larson (1982)'s empirical law relating the maximum stellar mass and the mass of the natal Molecular Cloud (MC). The aim of this journey back in-time is to seek a fundamental origin of this law. Some researchers would want to believe that this law is a result of statistical sampling. By considering the dynamics ensuring between the gravit...
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We argued earlier from a physical and number theoretic standpoint that an upper bound speed limit such as the speed of light implies the existence of a lower limit to the duration of events in the Universe. Consequently, this leads to a minimum characteristic length separation for events in the Universe. In another article, we argued that matter an...
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Despite the now common position that the Pioneer anomaly is not a real gravitational effect but an effect due to the on-board thermal recoil forces -- for curiosity's sake, we here take the suggestion of Nyambuya (2015) where it has been assumed that the Pioneer anomaly -- can, in-principle, be attributed to a gravitational effect due to these spac...
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In an earlier reading, it is argued that the pivotal, all-important, critical, crucial and supposedly watershed factor " 2 " emerging from Einstein's General Theory of Relativity (GTR) and used in Solar eclipse measurements by Sir Arthur S. Eddington as the clearest indicator yet that Einstein's GTR is indeed a superior theory to Newton's theory of...
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Our present understanding as revealed to us from Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity (STR) and experimental philosophy, informs us that a massive particle can never ever attain the light speed barrier: c. Massive particles are (according to the STR) eternally incarcerated to travel at sub-luminal speeds. On the other hand, Einstein's STR does n...
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Despite its great success in explaining the physical world as we know it, the fundamental origins of the Dirac equation remains for the most part, enshrouded in deep mystery. What are the fundamental origins of this beautiful equation? To begin with, why does this equation exist and what does it tell us about the nature of spacetime or the World ?...
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Since it was discovered some 84 years ago, the Dirac equation is understood to admit 4x1 component wavefunctions. We demonstrate here that this same equation does admit 4x4 component wavefunctions as-well. url: http://prespacetime.com/index.php/pst/article/view/1008
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The original Dirac equation is modified in the simplest imaginable and most trivial manner to include a universal all-pervading and all-permeating Cosmic Four Vector Field (CFVF). This CFVF leads to a modified Dirac equation that violates all the seven discrete symmetries i.e.: C, P, T, CP, CT, PT and CPT. The violation of the C-symmetry alone, is...
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In the year 1928, the pre-eminent British physicist -- Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, derived his very successful equation now popularly known as the Dirac equation. This unprecedented equation is one of the most beautiful, subtle, noble and esoteric equations in physics. One of its greatest embellishments is embedded in that this equation exhibits a p...
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In the reading entitled ``Dirac Equation in 24 Irreducible Representations", twenty four Dirac equation where presented. With the present note, we make an improvement to this reading whereby we show that these equations are in actual fact 96 and not 24.
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The present reading is the third in series where we suggest a Dirac equation for the Proton. Despite its great success in explaining the physical world as we know it, in its bare form, not only is the Dirac equation at loss but fails to account e.g. for the following: (1) Why inside hadrons there are three, not four or five quarks; (2) Why quarks h...
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In a part of our previous works, we have argued (suggested) that it should – in-principle – be possible for a massive particle to travel at the vacuum speed of light c if it rest-mass is a function of momentum. In-principle, this allows one to explain why – say – neutrinos have a non-zero rest-mass and travel at the vacuum speed of light. We explor...
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The present reading is the second in a series where we suggest a Dirac equation for the Proton. Despite its great success in explaining the physical world as we know it, in its bare form, not only is the Dirac equation at loss but fails to account e.g. for the following: (1) Why inside hadrons there are three, not four or five quarks; (2) Why quark...
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The present reading is the first in a series where we suggest a Dirac equation for the Proton. Despite its great success in explaining the physical world as we know it, in its bare form, not only is the Dirac equation at loss but fails to account e.g. for the following: (1) Why inside hadrons (Proton in this case) there are three, not four or five...
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We demonstrate (show) that the Dirac equation – which is universally assumed to represent only spin 1/2 particles; can be manipulated using legal mathematical operations – starting from the Dirac equation – so that it describes any general spin particle. If our approach is acceptable and is what Nature employs, then, as currently obtaining, one wil...
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We argue herein that apart from the energy release from gravitational contraction, Pre-Main Sequence (PMS) stars may have an additional power source emanating from highly compressed Hydrogen – this compressed state of the Hydrogen atom we have coined the Neutronium state or Neutronium atom. In the Hydrogen atom, it is the Electron that orbits the P...
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In an earlier reading, we proposed a new Position Space Doubly Special Relativity Theory that makes use of quantum fluctuations to achieve an invariant scale-length. The invariant scale-length is fixed to a special characteristic length, ℓ p. Herein, we make improvements to this theory by suggesting a new set of Lorentz transformations that allow a...
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We demonstrate that if one adheres to a method akin to Dirac's method of arriving at the Dirac equation -- then, the Dirac equation is not the only equation that one can generate but that there is a whole new twenty four equations that Dirac left out. Off these new equations -- interesting is that; some of them violate C, P, T, CT, CP, PT and CPT-S...
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In Newtonian gravitational physics, as currently understood, the spin of a gravitating body has no effect on the nature of the gravitational field emergent from this gravitating body. This position has been questioned by the Azimuthally Symmetric Theory of Gravitation (ASTG-model). From the ASTG-model – which is a theory resulting from the consider...
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English mathematics Professor, Sir Andrew John Wiles of the University of Cambridge finally and conclusively proved in 1995 Fermat's Last Theorem which had for 358 years notoriously resisted all gallant and spirited efforts to prove it even by three of the greatest mathematicians of all time – such as Euler, Laplace and Gauss. Sir Professor Andrew...
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English mathematics Professor, Sir Andrew John Wiles of the University of Cambridge finally and conclusively proved in 1995 Fermat's Last Theorem which had for 358 years notoriously resisted all efforts to prove it. Sir Professor Andrew Wiles's proof employs very advanced mathematical tools and methods that were not at all available in the known Wo...
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This reading ploughs in on the proposed Azimuthally Symmetric Theory of Gravi-tation (hereafter ASTG-model) wherein, we find more ground to possibly validate it [ASTG-model], thereby giving it further credence and widening the borders of its applicability. Thus far, the ASTG-model has been shown to be capable of explaining not only the anomalous pr...
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This a presentation of made on March 13, 2015@14h00-15h00 GMT+2 at the National University of Science and Technology's Faculty of Science Colloquium Series, on the paper: On the Preponderance of Matter Over Antimatter. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/266151074_On_the_Preponderance_of_Matter_Over_Antimatter?ev=prf_pub \cite{nyambuya10b}
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In a recent publication [J. D. Anderson at al. (2015)', Europhys. Lett. 110, 10002] presented a strong correlation between the measured values of the Newtonian gravitational constant G and the 5.9 year oscillation of the length of day. Following this publication of Anderson at al. (2015)'s publication, S. Schlamminger at al. [Phys. Rev. D 91, 12110...
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In this reading, I show that the Riemann-Hilbert Space (RHS) defined in Paper I clearly points to the fact that if the ψ-function is as defined on the RHS, then quantum theory is instrically and inherently non-local. From this, it is seen that ultimately all reality is interhoven and interconnected as a whole in the way envisaged by David Bohm in h...
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We here apply – albeit, with improved assumptions compared to our earlier work (Nyambuya et al., Astron. & Astro-phys. S. Sci. 358(1) : pp.1 − 12, 2015); the ASTG-model to the observed secular trend in the mean Sun-(Earth-Moon) and Earth-Moon distances thereby providing an alternative explanation as to what the cause of this secular trend may be. F...
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We consider a possible scenario that we strongly believe has never been considered before in the quest to understand the origins of the Pioneer Anomaly (PA). If our investigation is anything to go by, then, perhaps we have made an omission in our application of Newton's second to the spacecrafts. That is – in the region 20 − 70 AU (and perhaps beyo...
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It is largely believed (or strongly assumed) that photons are massless particles and the most compelling evidence there is – it is said – is found in the manifestations of photons being long ranged and long lived particles. As we have done before – albeit – with a much better and clear insight in the present than before; we argue herein that massiv...
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The Poisson-Laplace equation is a working and acceptable equation of gravitation which is mostly used or applied in its differential form in Magneto-Hydro-Dynamic (MHD) modelling of e.g. molecular clouds. From a general relativistic standpoint, it describes gravitational fields in the region of low spacetime curvature as it emerges in the weak fiel...
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Gravitomagnetism is universally and formally recognised in contemporary physics as being the linear first order approximation of Einstein's field equations emerging from the General Theory of Relativity (GTR). Herein, we argue, as has been done by others in the past by others that, gravitomagnetism can be viewed as a fully-fledged independent theor...
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This is the third instalment in a four part series, the aim of the work being to introduce absolute motion into Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity (STR). In Paper (I), we provided a new novel and ingenious solution to the traditional twin paradox of Einstein. This new solution suggested that hidden within the labyrinth of its seemingly coheren...
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This is the last instalment in a four part series, the aim of the work being to introduce absolute motion into Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity (STR). In Paper (I), we provided a new solution to the traditional twin paradox of Einstein & Langevin. This new solution suggests that hidden within the labyrinth of its seemingly coherent and consi...
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It is generally assumed that Einstein's General Theory of Relativity (GTR) is silent on the issue of planetary recession such as has been measured recently by Standish (2005); Krasinsky and Brumberg (2004) and as-well by Williams and Boggs (2009); Williams et al. (2004). In this short note, we demonstrate that the GTR is not silent on this matter,...
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In this short letter, we argue that the observed +38 mm/yr secular Lunar drift from the Earth does – to an admirable degree of agreement between theory and observations ; explain the observed secular increase in the Lunar eccentricity. At present, the recession of the Moon from the Earth is not any more considered as an anomaly as this is believed...
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I know of the work of Atchison & Peck (2010), Lammarzahl and Dittus (2008) and Lammarzahl et al. (2008) that rules out the possibility of electrostatic cause of FAs as a result of the Lorentz Force. What I want to know is: Is an electrostatic charge of about 10000 C realistic to consider for the spacecrafts? I mean a smeared out electrostatic charge on the surface of the spacecrafts? I am about to complete a paper on the topic and want to know if I am working on a realistic path.
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I am a very very very theoretical physicist, so forgive me for asking this question. As far as I can recollect, it is possible to measure the wavelength of a Photon direct. I am not sure about the frequency of the Photon. I think the frequency is inferred from the relation:
Frequency= (Speed of Light: c)/Wavelength.
Am I right? If so, the question that I have asked then makes sense: Can the frequency of a Photon be measured directly? Or it is measure indirectly in the manner suggested above?
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The common answer to this question is that a Phonon is the vibration of the lattice. My concern is whether or not this is limited to the vibration of the lattice? Are Phonons not in general waves that transport heat in materials? If so, can we not talk of form all types of materials such as gas a liquid since all forms of material do transit heat? Phonons are not limited to the the crystal lattice in solids. Am I right on this? What is your take?
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I am interested to know of the results of the gravitational bending of light measurements of the Great American Solar Eclipse. Do these results confirm Einstein or not?!
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Suppose the electron in a metal attain a state of zero heat capacity, what would happen?
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I am looking for experimental data on the measurement of the Stefan-Boltzmann Law E=Area X \sigma T4 . I want the measured values of E and T. I want to use this data for something important. I know I would do the experiment myself but I do not have the equipment ... so please if you know any published paper give this data. I am searching and only found one, but I can not cite this paper as it is un-citable ... HELP!

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