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THE ANIMATE
AND THE INANIMATE
 

WILLIAM JAMES SIDIS

1925 Richard G. Badger

 

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   Preface
I  The Reverse Universe
 II  Reversible Laws
III  Irreversibility
IV  The Paradox
V  The Probabilities in the Problem
VI  Solution of the Paradox
VII  Theories of Life
VIII  The Extension of the Second Law
IX  The Relation Between the Tendencies
X  Exothermic and Endothermic Substances
XI  Theories of the Origin of Life
XII  The Astronomical Universe
XIII  The Nebular Hypothesis
XIV  The Reversibility Theory of Cosmogony
XV  The Pseudo-Living Organisms
XVI  Psychological Aspect of Reversal
XVII  General Summary of the Theory
XVIII  Some Objections to the Reversibility Theory

XIX

 Conclusion
   Index

 

 


 

"He is almost as good an astronomer [age 12] as he is a mathematician, and for the past few months has been industriously charting the heavens according to a new system of his own."H. A. Bruce, 1910

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Letter to Julian Huxley, Monday, August 28, 1916.


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"I myself have been writing out that theory of mine regarding the second law of thermodynamics." [Age 18]

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"Fame is the last addiction cast off even by the wise."Tacitus

 

 
 
 
 

     

Listen to dark.star.radio1.

         January 2015

THE DARK STAR
GALAXY DIGEST

 

 

 

 

 

 

AN ARMY OF SCIENTISTS ARMED WITH AN ASTONISHING ARRAY OF INSTRUMENTS IS ADVANCING ON DARK MATTER FROM DEEP BELOW GROUND, AT GROUND LEVEL (INCLUDING THE SOUTH POLE), AND FROM MOUNTAIN TOPS AND SPACE—

EARLY RECON POINTS TO THE SIDIS MODEL

THIS ISSUE

Following three breaking news items you'll find a brief outline of the Sidis Cosmological Model. Then consider please the red-white-and-blue series  of visualizations and simulations from CHANDRA, ALMA, HUBBLESCOPE and others, showing dark matter surrounding ordinary matter as predicted by the model. There is also provided some evidence that dark matter is hot as per the model.

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KECK OBSERVATORY REPORTS DISCOVERY OF DARK MATTER WITH FILAMENT STRUCTURE—MAY BE EVIDENCE THAT IT CONSISTS OF DARK STARS—15OCT2012—" ... a team of astronomers has uncovered the presence of a filament of dark matter extending from the core of the cluster. The location of the dark matter is revealed in a map of the mass in the cluster and surrounding region, shown here in blue. The filament visibly extends out and to the left of the cluster core. Using additional observations from ground-based telescopes, the team was able to map the filament’s structure in three dimensions, the first time this has ever been done. The filament was discovered to extend back from the cluster core, meaning we are looking along it. ... The significant amount of dark matter in this cluster, shown in light blue, may be also similar to the Hercules–Corona Borealis Great Wall."

 http://www.keckobservatory.org/recent/entry/astronomers_map_dark_matter_filament

 

3-D Animation of the Dark-Matter Filament

 

 

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SUN EMITTING AXIONS? MAY BE MORE EVIDENCE THAT DARK MATTER CONSISTS OF STARS—020OCT2014—"It appears plausible that axions—dark matter particle candidates—are indeed produced in the core of the Sun."

http://www.ras.org.uk/news-and-press/2524-curious-signal-hints-at-dark-matter

 

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The closest superclusters

VOIDS AND WALLS (from Atlas of the Universe))

COSMIC VOIDS NOT EMPTY—CONSIST OF DARK MATTER AND DIM STRUCTURES16APR2014"Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have measured the "weight" of these cosmic voids and filaments for the first time, showing the former are not as empty as they look. ... Dark matter and other dim structures permeate all the way to the center of the voids."

 http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/cosmologists-penn-weigh-cosmic-filaments-and-voids

 

 


 

BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE SIDIS
COSMOLOGICAL MODEL

 

STARS ARE DISTRIBUTED IN POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SECTIONS"We have seen that the structure of the universe, according to the theory of reversibility, is that it consists of irregularly shaped sections, alternately positive and negative. In the positive sections all heated bodies give out radiant energy, according to the second law of thermodynamics. In the negative sections, on the contrary, hot bodies, instead of giving out light or other radiant energy, would tend to absorb it and convert it almost entirely into heat, thus heating themselves up with light received from outside sources. This is in strict accord with the reversal of the second law of thermodynamics."The Animate and the Inanimate, Chap. XIV

The shapes of the sections are altered by harmonics:

" ... either the medium pair of faces is caved in, and the largest and smallest bulged out somewhat less; or the largest and smallest pairs of faces are caved in slightly, and the medium pair of faces extremely bulged out."The Animate and the Inanimate, Chap. XII

 


 

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SIDIS RE THE STARS

Dark matter consists of hot dark stars still in their galaxies and filaments.

Dark stars reverse the second law of thermodynamics and build up heat.

All stars exist in an eternal darkstar / lightstar cycle.

Stars are distributed throughout the universe in a sort of three-dimensional checkerboard of ordinary-matter spaces where they expend light and heat, and dark-matter spaces where they absorb light and build up heat.

Dark matter makes up 50% of the infinite and eternal universe.

Sidis's  theory is a consequence of the laws of physics, unlike BigBang which requires a violation of many of them.

 

 


STARS ETERNAL

Let's 'oom into to a dark-matter section
A world that's hot and full of dark stars
Still in their galaxies and filaments
Regaining heat and not shining
 
They've shone brilliantly in the past
And will yet again
Alternating for eternity their
Lightstar and darkstar epochs

Will Rike

 

" ... the negative sections must be completely surrounded by positive sections and must therefore be finite in all directions. By reversing this (since we have seen that all physical laws are reversible), it follows that any positive section must also be finite in all directions, and be completely surrounded by negative sections. ... We thus find the universe to be ... a sort of three-dimensional checkerboard, the positive spaces counting as white (giving out light), and the negative spaces as black (absorbing light)."The Animate and the Inanimate, Chap. XII

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IMAGE FROM HUBBLESCOPE REPURPOSED AS ORDINARY AND DARK MATTER IN A 3-D CHECKERBOARD ARRANGEMENT

"We thus find the universe to be ... a sort of three-dimensional checkerboard, the positive spaces counting as [RED] (giving out light), and the negative spaces as [BLUE] (absorbing light)."—W. J. Sidis, The Animate and the Inanimate, Chap. XIII

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/dark-matter-core_prt.htm

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This visualization from BICEP2 is intended to represent the "first tremors of the Big Bang," but instead it illustrates well the Sidis Model. The blue areas represent the negative dark-matter sections, the red the positive ordinary-matter sections, each type surrounding the other as Sidis predicted. See some  visualizations and simulations below.
MATTER


DARK MATTER CONSISTS OF HOT DARK STARS STILL IN THEIR GALAXIES AND FILAMENTS

"Our previous consideration on the production of radiant energy from the stars indicates that such production of radiant energy is only possible where the second law of thermo-dynamics is followed, that is, in a positive section of the universe. In a negative section of the universe the reverse process must take place; namely, space is full of radiant energy, presumably produced in the positive section of space, and the stars use this radiant energy to build up a higher level of heat. All radiant energy in that section of space would tend to be absorbed by the stars, which would thus constitute perfectly black bodies; and very little radiant energy would be produced in that section of space, but would mostly come from beyond the boundary surface. ... If we were on the positive side, as seems to be the case, then we could not see beyond such surface, though we might easily have gravitational or other evidence of bodies existing beyond that surface."The Animate and the Inanimate, Chap. XII

 

 

"We thus find the universe to be ... a sort of three-dimensional checkerboard, the positive spaces counting as [RED] (giving out light), and the negative spaces as [BLUE] (absorbing light)."—W. J. Sidis, The Animate and the Inanimate, Chap. XIII

 

 

Sky in this Hubblesite holiday card is Hubble Telescope composite photo of dark matter (BLUE, GREEN) surrounding ordinary matter (RED). W. J. Sidis predicted: "Our previous consideration on the production of radiant energy from the stars indicates that such production of radiant energy is only possible where the second law of thermodynamics is followed, that is, in a positive section of the universe. In a negative section of the universe the reverse process must take place; namely, space is full of radiant energy, presumably produced in the positive section of space, and the stars use this radiant energy to build up a higher level of heat. All radiant energy in that section of space would tend to be absorbed by the stars, which would thus constitute perfectly black bodies; and very little radiant energy would be produced in that section of space, but would mostly come from beyond the boundary surface. ... If we were on the positive side, as seems to be the case, then we could not see beyond such surface, though we might easily have gravitational or other evidence of bodies existing beyond that surface. ... We thus find the universe to be a sort of three-dimensional checkerboard, the positive spaces counting as [RED] (giving out light), and the negative spaces as [BLUE] (absorbing light)."The Animate and the Inanimate, Chap. XII"

 

 

ORDINARY MATTER SURROUNDING DARK MATTER—"Starlight from galaxies ... is colored orange. The green-tinted regions show hot gas ... blue-colored areas pinpoint the ... dark matter. ... blend of blue and green in the center of the image reveals that a clump of dark matter resides near most of the hot gas ..."

 http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/dark-matter-core_prt.htm

 


 

http://www.mpa-garching.mpg.de/galform/virgo/millennium/

"Between the filaments are cosmic voids (dark regions) ... " 

Re-visualization of Millennium Project Filaments-and-Voids Simulation


VISUALIZATIONS FROM THE HUBBLE TELESCOPE, CHANDRA X-RAY OBSERVATORY SATELLITE, AND OTHERS, SHOWING DARK MATTER (BLUE) SURROUNDING ORDINARY MATTER (RED) AS PREDICTED BY THE SIDIS COSMOLOGICAL MODEL

 

FIRST : THE RED WHITE AND BLUE SERIES

 

"... ordinary matter (shown in pink) and dark matter (highlighted in blue)."

http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2008/macs/

 

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"Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory are colored red, showing gas with temperatures of millions of degrees. In blue is a map showing the total mass concentration (mostly dark matter) ... ."

 http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2011/a2744/

 

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" ... galaxies in the cluster make up less than 5 percent of its mass. The gas (around 20 percent) is so hot that it shines only in X-rays (colored red in this image). The distribution of invisible dark matter (making up around 75 percent of the cluster’s mass) is colored here in blue." 

 http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/pandora-cluster.html

 

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 http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2012/musketball/

 

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" ... hot gas as detected by Chandra is colored red ... starlight from the individual galaxies (yellow and orange) ... most of the matter in the cluster (blue) is dominated by dark matter." http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/a520/

 

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" ... X-rays (pink) combined with a dark matter map (blue, derived from weak lensing), along with the optical image ..." http://astronomy.fas.harvard.edu/high-energy-astrophysics

 

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NEGATIVE SECTION OF HOT DARK STARS?—"Diffuse, hot gas with a temperature of nearly 50 million degrees permeates the space between the galaxies. The gas emits X-rays, seen as blue in the image taken with the Chandra X-ray Observatory in November 2003. The X-ray portion of the image shows enormous holes or cavities in the gas, each roughly 640,000 light-years in diameter — nearly seven times the diameter of the Milky Way. The cavities are filled with charged particles gyrating around magnetic field lines and emitting radio waves shown in the red portion of image taken with the Very Large Array telescope in New Mexico in October 2004."

http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2006/51/image/a/

 

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"These two false-colour images compare the distribution of normal matter (red, left) with dark matter (blue, right) in the Universe. .. is the largest sample of the distribution of dark matter ever obtained. It demonstrates how normal matter - including stars, galaxies and gas - is built inside an underlying scaffolding of dark matter."

http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2007/01/Comparison_of_
normal_matter_and_dark_matter_s_large_scale_structure

 

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"A color image of the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy combining maps of neutral atomic hydrogen gas (red), hydrogen ionized by nearby young stars (blue), and new data from Wong’s team which roughly trace dense clouds of molecular hydrogen (green)."http://news.illinois.edu/news/11/1130lmc_TonyWong.html

 

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(Top) "Artist’s impression of the Milky Way and its dark matter halo (shown in blue, but in reality invisible). Credit: ESO/L. Calada" http://phys.org/news/2014-10-dark-thought-scientists.html#jCp

 

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"Brightness (blue-to-violet-to-red-to-yellow) corresponds to increasing concentration of dark matter. The bright central region corresponds roughly to the Milky Way’s luminous matter of gas and stars, and the bright clumps indicate dark-matter satellites orbiting our Milky Way galaxy which are known as 'substructure'."

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/09/cosmic-particles-detected-that-may-come-from-a-new-unknown-source-mit-dark-matter-research-team.html

 

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RING OF DARK MATTER AROUND GALAXY CLUSTER"Dark matter in diffuse blue." http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070516.html

 

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DARK MATTER "JACKET" SURROUNDS GALAXY—" ... appears to be encased in a shell of dark matter, ... it appears the object is massive enough to be a galaxy itself."

 http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn13179-giant-gas-cloud-to-crash-into-our-galaxy.html

 

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" ... the otherwise invisible dark matter in blue, and the positions of the cluster galaxies in yellow."   http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap030814.html

 

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"Clusters of galaxies like this one, MCS J0416.1-2403 located in the constellation of Eridanus, have long been theorized to be bound by cosmological dark matter."

http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2014/12/20/new-doubt-about-dark-matter/

 


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DARK STAR GALAXY?—"The simulated distribution of dark matter in a Milky Way-like galaxy for standard, non-interacting dark matter ... The colours represent the density of dark matter, with red indicating high-density and blue indicating low-density."

http://www.ras.org.uk/news-and-press/2503-interactive-dark-matter-could-explain-milky-way-s-missing-satellite-galaxies

 

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"Is this just an unusual cluster, or could it be a sign of the existence of 'hot' dark matter? ... Galaxies are represented as peaks, and the central mountain is the dark matter in between the galaxies. ... a much smoother and less centrally concentrated distribution of dark matter in one cluster."

http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/62854/394122a0.pdf?sequence=1

 

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"This figure shows the number density (red squares) for each brightness of the galaxies derived from observation in this study. Compared to past observation results (blue squares), galaxies approximately ten times as dark were detected. The curve shows the prediction by the theories of galaxy formation."

 http://www.almaobservatory.org/en/visuals/images/astronomy/?g2_itemId=4932

 

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"The center of the Botes void ... ."keithwaynebrown.com

 


 

 

Three Thoughts

"cosmology noun \kz-ˈm-lə-jē\
: the scientific study of the origin and structure of the universe
1a : a branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of the universe
b : a theory or doctrine describing the natural order of the universe
2 a branch of astronomy that deals with the origin, structure, and space-time relationships of the universe; also : a theory dealing with these matters."

Expertise in physics  or astronomy, etc., doesn't automatically transfer to cosmology which is a branch of metaphysics and thus requires a different sort of thinking. And it does no good to declare that cosmology is a branch of astronomy. It can't be—Webster's notwithstanding. (A mistake made loud and long enough becomes a Webster's second definition.)

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There is no "echo" of the Bang. It's just more of the infinite universe.

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Dark Matter No Mystery: The unknown often turns out to be a lot like the known.

 

 

HUH?

"The visible universe appears to have a radius of 14 billion light years because the universe is about 14 billion years old. The light from more distant objects simply has not had time to reach us."atlasofhteuniverse.com

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"Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist.”—Stephen Hawking wiki

 

—compiled by Dan Mahony (dan at sidis dot net)

 


 

 

THERE is a solitude of space,
A solitude of sea,
A solitude of death, but these
Society shall be,
Compared with that profounder site,
That polar privacy,
A Soul admitted to Itself:
Finite Infinity.

―Dickinson

 

 

 


-- NEWS ARCHIVE -


 

ALMA Telescope Finds 15 Extremely Dark Galaxies --Unidentified Until Now


TOKYO: June 2, 2013. Scientists using the ALMA telescope have discovered 15 previously unidentified, extremely dark galaxies buried deeply in cosmic dust. ... it is possible that many galaxies in the universe have been overlooked as much of that radiation is largely absorbed by cosmic dust, researchers said. .pdf  video of facility


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SCIENTISTS IN NASA DARK-MATTER CONTEST

 

The idea behind the challenge is to spur scientists, including those from fields outside astronomy, to come up with new insight into the problems of measuring dark matter and dark energy. Contestants are asked to solve galaxy puzzles involving millions of images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. A better understanding of the "dark side of the cosmos" may reveal new information about the very fabric and fate of our universe. ... The GREAT3 challenge is designed to improve methods for measuring weak lensing in preparation for future dark matter/dark energy missions. DATA HERE. NASA JPL, 11/26/ 2013

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HE0450-2958
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HE0450-2958 is an unusual quasar (a star-like object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy). This one in particular has many large red shifts. HE0450-2958 has no visible host galaxy (a galaxy surrounding the quasar) detected around it. It has been suggested that this may be a dark galaxy in which a quasar has become active. However subsequent observations revealed that a normal host galaxy is probably present.wiki

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HVC 127-41-330

HVC 127-41-330 is a cloud at high speed between the Andromeda and the Triangulum Galaxy. Astronomer Josh Simon considers this cloud to be a dark galaxy because of the speed of its rotation and its predicted mass.wiki

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HE0109-3518

Andrew Fazekas for National Geographic News—July 11, 2012
Eleven billion light-years away, strange, dark galaxies nearly devoid of stars have been finally spotted, according to a new study.Predicted in theory but never before observed,
these elusive objects appear to be similar to today's galaxies in that they're rich in gas. However, without any stars to light the gas, the galaxies have remained hidden from view. To find these cosmic ghosts, Cantalupo and colleagues took advantage of one of the brightest light sources in the cosmos—a quasar known as HE0109-3518. nationalgeographic.com/news/2012

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HE0109-3518

Wow! Dark Galaxies of the Early Universe Spotted- jul122012
For the first time, dark galaxies — an early phase of galaxy formation, predicted by theory but unobserved until now — may have been spotted.
These objects are essentially gas-rich galaxies without stars.—Anne's Astronomy News

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VIRGOHI21 is an extended region of neutral hydrogen (HI) in the Virgo cluster discovered in 2005. Analysis of its internal motion indicates that it may contain a large amount of dark matter, as much as a small galaxy. Since VIRGOHI21 apparently contains no stars, this would make it one of the first detected dark galaxies.

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11JUL2012 - For the first time, dark galaxies — an early phase of galaxy formation, predicted by theory but unobserved until now — may have been spotted. These objects are essentially gas-rich galaxies without stars. Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, an international team thinks they have detected these elusive objects by observing them glowing as they are illuminated by a quasar. Because they are essentially devoid of stars, these dark galaxies don’t emit much light, making them very hard to detect. For years astronomers have been trying to develop new techniques that could confirm the existence of these galaxies. Small absorption dips in the spectra of background sources of light have hinted at their existence. However, this new study marks the first time that such objects have been seen directly. Univ. of Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy, Published on 11/07/2012

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FEB. 23, 2005—An international team of astronomers from the UK, France, Italy and Australia REPORTS first observation of a dark galaxy

 

 

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An army of scientists is advancing on dark matter. A major part is being played by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), an international
partnership of
Europe, North America
and
East Asia in cooperation with the Republic of Chile. It is the largest astronomical project in existence.