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The Interaction of Alpha Particles and Gold Atoms: A New Explanation of Rutherford Scattering

Introduction

Nearly all present-day physicists are convinced of the truth of the assertion in the following quotation from Weidner and Sells’ Elementary Modern Physics(1):

It was by the alpha particle scattering experiments, suggested by Rutherford, that the existence of atomic nuclei was established.

The Wave Mechanics in the Light of the Reciprocal System

One of the large areas to which the Reciprocal System is yet to be applied in detail is spectroscopy. The need is all the more urgent as vast wealth of empirical data is available here in great detail and a general theory must explain all the aspects. To be sure, this was one of the earlier areas which Larson1 explored. But he soon found out, he writes, that there were complications too many and too involved that he decided to postpone the investigation until more basic ground was developed by studying other areas.

‘Quantum Mechanics’ as the Mechanics of the Time Region

Reciprocity, Volume XXIV, Number 1, Spring 1995, p. 1–9; Revised Feb. 1998

The preliminary results of a critical study of the Wave Mechanics carried out in the light of the knowledge of the Reciprocal System of theory have been reported earlier.1 Some of its important findings are as follows. While the Wave Mechanics has been very successful mathematically, it contains some fundamental errors. The principal stumbling block has been the ignorance of the existence of the Time Region and its peculiar characteristics. The crucial points that need to be recognized are that the wave associated with a moving particle, in a system of atomic dimensions, exists in the equivalent space of the Time Region: and that switching from the particle view to the wave view is equal in significance to shifting from the standpoint of the three-dimensional spatial reference frame to that of the three-dimensional temporal reference frame that is germane to the Time Region. To imagine that even gross objects have a wave associated with them is a mistake: the question of the wave does not arise unless the phenomena concerned enter the Time Region.

High Energy Physics and the Reciprocal System

Vijay Kumar, Ph.D. and KVK. Nehru, Ph.D.

Reciprocity XXVI #2, Summer, 1997

“…during times of crisis new theories arise… Meanwhile, adherents of the old paradigm in crisis fight to retain it against the revolutionaries who are outrageously explaining anomalies by treating nature as if she were a rabbit or squirrel instead of what every self-respecting scientist knows she is: a duck.”

—J.P. Briggs and F.D. Peat, Looking Glass Universe, p. 28

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Problem of Swift "Action at a Distance"

Introduction

It is well known that currently accepted physical theory does not embrace any effect whose motion exceeds the speed of light in free space (tachyons notwithstanding) . Neither accident nor design has thus far drawn much attention to any instance where this may be seen to be conspicuously untrue. A probable reason for this is the lack of serious effort made to discover such excessively rapid motion.

Wheel of Motion

A New Periodic Table for the Reciprocal System

For many, Dewey Larson's Reciprocal System theory is so superior to modern physical theory that it represents no less than a new gateway to reality. Out of the fog of long tradition, emerges this refreshing, stimulating clarity that beckons us to the future, a future of immense new possibilities fashioned entirely from the combinations of motion.

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