The Sun has no Gravity?
I am missing something here. In old Star Trek episodes, Captain Kirk and Captain Picard were often caught in the gravitational pull of a nearby sun and had to really turn on the engines to escape this terrible force.
Where on earth did this concept of the sun’s gravity come from?
In case we have forgotten, the Sun is an enormous explosion. Explosions exert outward force from the object that is exploding. If it was an inward force (like gravity) it would be an implosion and we would be in serious trouble.
The Sun certainly does have mass just as a bomb does. But when the bomb is exploding, the mass is insignificant compared to the outward force it exerts.
Granted there has to be some force keeping the sun together but is it gravity in the same way as we perceive gravity on earth? Or is it some other force that we have yet to imagine?
So if the Sun has no gravity, what is going on in our solar system?
The Sun is pushing the planets out into space.
So how do the planets stay where they are in orbit about the Sun?
Iron, the metal that comprises at least some portion of the core in most planets, is attracted to electrons. The primary output of the Sun is electrons! The electrons released from the Sun comprise the entire electromagnetic spectrum. The iron attraction to electrons is much stronger than gravity.
The planets stay in orbit around the Sun due to the attraction of the planets to the Sun and not the gravitational pull of the Sun!
From time to time, you can visit the vacuum cleaner department of a major department store and see that they will sometimes have a beach ball floating in the air that is being exhausted from a vacuum. This is not proof that the vacuum cleaner is any better than any other vacuum, since it does not take a lot of air pressure to cause the beach ball to float, but it is an attention grabber to get you to notice the vacuum cleaners.
The beach ball is affected by the gravitational pull of the earth, yet it is suspended in space by the force of the air exhausting from the vacuum. The picture this produces is exactly the same way the planets and the Sun are related. The planets are attracted to the electrical output of the Sun, yet the Sun is forcing the planets into space by the sheer force of its’ explosive power.
A number of interesting observations can be made when viewing the relationship of the Sun to the planets in this manner.
First of all, the collapse of the Sun will occur much sooner than previously estimated. As the force of the Sun diminishes over time, Mercury will enter the outer edges of the Sun, and, if the surface of the Sun is not hot enough to vaporize the entire planet and blast its’ elements back into space, Mercury may initiate the collapse of the Sun. If the Sun is strong enough to blast the Mercurial elements into space, then Venus may be the culprit to cause the collapse.
Secondly, it is easy to calculate the density of a planet, thereby calculating the gravity of the planet. The surface area of a planet, in conjunction with its distance from the Sun can be used to determine the gravitational field of the planet. A planet with less surface area but a higher level of iron will be closer to the sun than a planet with a greater surface area and a lesser amount of iron.
At one time, I had posted similar thoughts on a Physics Forum website and what a torrent of hatred was unleashed. Unbelievable! I took it personally at the time because I doubted my observations.
I no longer doubt that the sun has no gravity. I am convinced that it does not.
The belief that the sun has gravity is based on scientists estimating the mass of the Sun and applying Newton’s Laws of Gravity.
Oddly enough, scientists have chosen to ignore the characteristics of the celestial body when determining gravitational attraction. Using Newton’s Laws, gravitational attraction can be successfully calculated for objects like the earth and its moon where the Celestial body does not produce an outward force but rather a gravitational force. It cannot be applied to a star that is constantly emanating an outward force. An outward force has no relationship to gravity.
For the Star Trek Fans: Not to worry, the Starship Enterprise would not have been sucked into the star. As it got closer and closer, the ship would have been disassembled, atom by atom, and the atoms would have been blown into space. Does that make you feel better?
More proof of the non-gravitational force on external celestial bodies
I recently saw a report from NASA claiming that, at one time, Mars had an atmosphere but due to the force of the Sun, the atmosphere was blown from the planet.
Have you ever heard of Solar Wind affecting the trajectories of objects in space?
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