6.4 – ALIENS & STARGATES (1.24.14)


Cal State Fullerton, 2013. Here, in a small lab at this public university, physicist Jim Woodward conducts experiments that he believes will one day change the way we travel through space.

“I was primarily interested in trying to figure out how to make stuff go fast. And to do that, you need to master the problem of propulsion. To master the problem of propulsion, to achieve speeds that are a significant fraction of the speed of light, you have to be able to manipulate inertia. And so, that’s how I got interested in gravity and inertia. What I’ve found is that it may indeed be possible to get around space-time quickly.”

– James Woodward, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Author, Making Starships & Stargates)

Dr. Woodward’s work seeks to prove a controversial theory known as Mach’s principle, which says that there is a direct relationship between the motion of mass here on Earth and that of distant matter that exists throughout the Universe. Woodward theorizes that if this proves true, it could be the key to unlocking stargate travel. The idea was first introduced in 1883, by Austrian physicist Ernst Mach.

“Mach’s principle, at the simplest level, is the assertion that when you push on an object, the reason why it pushes back on you is because of the gravitational action of the most distant matter in the Universe acting through the object. And so, the matter out there, far, far away, is the stuff that determines the inertial properties of objects locally.”

– James Woodward, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Author, Making Starships & Stargates)

“Mach’s principle basically says that all the stars, all the planets, all the galaxies out there do, in fact, have an effect on us here. And the reason they do is because of the way they warp space-time. So, even though you may not see it, the world around you is determined by what’s going on potentially light-years away from you.”

– Robert H. Frisbee, Ph.D.
(Propulsion Systems Engineer, NASA JPL, Ret.)

Dr. Woodward’s initial interest in Mach’s principle was not to create wormholes but to revolutionize space travel by creating propulsion without expelling matter from the craft.

 “Our standard way of thinking of propulsion is we send stuff out the back of something. So, you have a rocket it sends hot gasses out the back. You have a jet engine it sucks air in from the front and shoots it out the back. So, almost all of our propulsion systems are that basic principle: throw something out the back, you move forward. The Mach principle almost think about it maybe as a surf wave. Right, you’re riding along on the wave and that’s moving you forward. You don’t actually have to send anything out back. In this sort of effect, the idea is essentially to create a wave in space that you move forward on.”

Michael Dennin, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, UC Irvine)

But Dr. Woodward discovered that Mach’s principle could have implications beyond just propulsion. He believes it holds the key to actually creating traversable wormholes, giving us the ability to travel to the most remote corners of the Universe. The experiments suggest that if scientists could somehow separate or decouple ordinary mass from the influence of this distant matter, huge amounts of negative energy could potentially be exposed.

“In principle, you should be able to engineer devices that will enable you to screen matter from the influence of gravity of distant matter in the Universe. And if you can do that, you can make stargates.”

– James Woodward, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Author, Making Starships & Stargates)

While the existence of Mach’s principle is still debated in the scientific community, Dr. Woodward believes his experiments prove its validity. By running electricity through a stack of lead zirconium titanate crystals known as PZTs, Woodward accelerates and temporarily changes the rest mass of the device he calls the Mach Effect Thruster. If Mach’s principle holds true, when the mass of the Mach Thruster fluctuates, it will interact with the distant matter in the Universe, resulting in a small amount of measurable thrust.

“All of this is happening through a gravitational connection between this local device and the rest of the matter in the Universe. We have the Mach Effect Thruster here mounted in the Faraday cage, and it’s located on the end of the beam like so. The reason why you put the thrust balance in a vacuum chamber is because you’re trying to detect exceedingly small thrust on the order of a micronewton. This display is of data taken over a period of one day. The red trace is thrust. The dark blue trace is the power being delivered to the device. This is the clearest evidence for the Mach effect. This large thrust transient, when the center frequency is turned on, followed by a thrust transient when it is turned off. None of that thrust should be there if there aren’t any Mach effects.”

– James Woodward, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Author, Making Starships & Stargates)

Could Dr. Woodward’s experiments really be proof that Mach’s principle is true and wormhole travel is a real scientific possibility? If so, might we be able to create actual stargates in the near future?

“If you’re willing to devote significant resources to trying to do this, I would think that you should be able to build prototype very crude stargates within a decade or two.”

– James Woodward, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Author, Making Starships & Stargates)

“Once we have this concept and, in theory, could develop the technology to move through wormholes, it’s only natural that we would think that ancient extraterrestrials and alien societies would have also thought of this thousands of years ago.”

– David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)
(The Time Travelers Handbook)

Does modern research into wormholes really suggest that stargates have a basis in scientific reality? And might more advanced alien beings have used this knowledge to travel to Earth in the distant past? Some Ancient Astronaut Theorists say the strongest proof that extraterrestrials arrived here through stargates may lie in a 3,200-year-old Egyptian temple, and a mysterious hieroglyph carved on its wall.


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