I've suggested (& published in 21 journal papers) a new theory called quantised inertia (or MiHsC) that assumes that inertia is caused by relativistic horizons damping quantum fields. It predicts galaxy rotation, cosmic acceleration & some observed lab thrusts without any dark stuff or adjustment. My Plymouth University webpage is here, I've written a book called Physics from the Edge and I'm on twitter as @memcculloch
Thursday, 22 December 2011
Comment on Tajmar's latest experiment
I've just been emailed by a fellow who wanted to know whether Tajmar's latest paper (8th Nov, in which he finds no anomalous signal outside the cryostat) contradicts MiHsC. The answer is no: in both my papers testing MiHsC on the Tajmar results (the later one is: http://arxiv.org/abs/1106.3266) I stated that MiHsC predicts a very fast decay of the anomalous signal from the gyroscope with its distance outside the cryostat, since, outside it, nearby thermal accelerations dominate over the acceleration of the ring or the fixed stars in their effect on the gyroscope's inertia. So it is no surprise to me that Tajmar found no signal outside the cryostat. Tajmar, in his latest paper (see the last sentence, before the acknowledgements) also refers to my work and this aspect of it.