Key Principles and background
How is it that the structure of the nucleus has remained elusive to science? Is it possibly because we aren't really looking? An internet search finds some discussion about a structure but it largely ends with Helium being a tetrahedron made from 4 nucleons.
Quantum Mechanics claims we will never find a physical structure and our understanding of the nucleus is limited to the mathematics - but is that a reasonable conclusion? We know there are particles in the nucleus; logic tells us they have to be arranged in some type of configuration.
When I started working with Edo I was very curious how he came up with this theory. What thought processes did he use. He isn't a university professor with a PHD, he doesn't have access to an expensive laboratory, and he wasn't working as a chemist at the time. Instead I found him to be like a lot of people I've met - he has always had a deep interest in science and spends much of his free time studying it. Most of his education is through individual study where he is free to explore and question all sides of an argument. Because he doesn't have to pass an exam which proclaims the 'correct' theory, he feels he is open to questioning the prevailing thought and is free to explore alternatives.
I've been fortunate to talk with Edo about his thought processes many times. He came to my cabin for a couple months and we spent many hours basking on the porch in the Colorado sunlight in deep discussion.
We've compiled a list of fundamental principles Edo found important in the development of SAM:
- Question everything you think you know.
- Everything draws to the center.
- Everything is dual in nature.
- Nature grows organically.
- The Electrostatic Force is king.
- Dense packing of spheres creates stable structures.
- 3 of the 5 Platonic solids are densely packed.
“The idea of atomic energy is illusionary but it has taken so powerful a hold on the minds, that although I have preached against it for twenty-five years, there are still some who believe it to be realizable.”
The structure of a static shape of a nucleus was discovered last year for iron. Based on that iron nucleus, the Pyramidal Cube Theory was created. A new periodic table of the shapes of 118 nuclei is available in this link:
Models of some elements were made and photos of mercury and gadolinium are shown.