Electric Universe / Plasma Universe

The Electric Universe is a companion theory of the Plasma Universe, the theory promoted by plasma physicist Hannes Alfvén to highlight the importance of plasma, and its properties throughout the Universe.

Electric Universe Plasma Universe
Premise: Electricity is significant in the dynamics of the Universe Plasma is significant in the dynamics of the Universe
Notable quote: “The thunderbolt steers the course of all things”
— Heraclitus of Ephesus (540–475 BC)
“In order to understand the phenomena in a certain plasma region,
it is necessary to map not only the magnetic but also
the electric field and the electric currents”
— Hannes Alfvén (1908-1995)
Sun & stars Electrically powered externally:
The Electric Sun theory
Z-pinch and plasma focus
Surface features Electrical scarring via
electric discharge machining
Plasma negatively charge dust, grains and surfaces
sometimes causing sputtering
Comets Interact with electrified plasma Interact with electrified plasma
Science Some peer-reviewed, and more popular texts Peer-reviewed

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