Alternative Astronomy

The Discovery of Planet X

By Martin Ruggles

CAPTIONS: Planet X as visualized by a NASA artist. (The glowing orb in the distance is our sun.) The late Zecharia Sitchin. As recently as our March/April issue, Atlantis Rising reported on new claims for the discovery of a long-sought ninth planet in the solar system (with Pluto now excluded, eight remain, officially speaking). The existence of the legendary body, often referred to as “Planet X,” has long been dismissed as strictly imaginary, but detractors, it turns out, may have spoken too soon. In his…

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Life from the Sun?

By Paul V. Young

When NASA revealed in 2012 that it had identified something called X-Points, as portals linking in an uninterrupted path the magnetic field of our planet to that of the sun, there was little coverage in the mainstream media. A year later, when Russian physicist Vladimir Dzhunushaliev and his colleagues postulated that there were wormholes connecting our sun to other stars in the galaxy, it likewise gained scant attention. During the same period, though, newspaper reports of UFOs approaching the sun, followed by a flurry of…

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Reflecting on Our Sun

By Robert Schoch, Ph.D.

Lately I have found myself thinking about the question of whether or not our Sun might have a companion. Is the Sun part of a binary or multiple star system? Astronomers have estimated that anywhere from 30% to over 80% of all stars may be members of binary or multiple star systems, so why not the Sun? The classic response is that if there was a “Second Sun,” then we should see it! But the situation may not be so simple. A stellar companion to…

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