Witsit citations

Is Gravity Incoherent Magnetism?

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This starts by quoting Ken Wheeler. Repeating the same unsubstantiated claim from someone else is not evidence. It is a plurality of unsubstantiated claims. However, even if the claim were valid, it only offers a different underlying explanation for why ALL matter is attracted to ALL matter. A flat earth would still collapse into a spherical shape.

Toon’s Law of Flerf #1 is confirmed.

The Electromagnetic Nature of Gravitation and Matter-Antimatter Antigravity. Surmise on Quantum Vacuum Gravitation and Cosmology


This proposes an alternative underlying cause for gravity. However, it still holds that mass attracts mass with the same magnitude as gravity by any other cause. A flat earth would collapse into a globe. It also proposes that matter and antimatter would repel “according to Newton’s gravitational potential”. Something not empirically tested, but certainly not in agreement with the flat earth claim that gravity does not exist.


Toon’s Law of Flerf #1 is confirmed.

Elementary lectures on electric discharges, waves and impulses, and other transients


No specific section is referenced. Reviewing this book, it appears there is nothing different from current understandings of electric and magnetic fields. There are no mentions of “incoherent magnetism”, Aether, or anything else supporting Austin’s claims.

There is a good treatment of electrostatic fields. Nowhere does this show that a local electrostatic field can be ignored for a distant, weaker electrostatic field as must be the case in the vicinity of thunderstorms.

WItsit sent an email to Bryant Meyers asking him to look up some papers that Austin “tracked down”, but “most of them are behind paywall or institutional access”. A screenshot of the email is linked.

All the citations are examined below. You will see that exactly NONE of them exist.

When Bryant asked why they were such a disordered mess, Austin’s response was “I think I had them get all mixed up its a mess”. The response email is also attached here.

After further investigation, this is how ChatGPT answers when asking for papers on a certain topic. Austin lied. He did not “track them down”, he asked ChatGPT. Then when the lie was questioned, Austin lied again.

Piling lies on lies is the action of a pathological liar.

Following are the examinations of the citations Austin for from ChatGPT:

Voigt, C., Ihde, J., & Schilling, F. (2014). Thunderstorm effects on a relative gravimeter. Journal of Geodesy, 88(8), 777-786.


Rothleitner, C. C., & Jentzsch-Weiland, R. (2007). Effects of rain on the operation of superconducting gravimeters. Journal of Geodynamics, 44(3-5), 111-121.

Journal of Geodynamics Volume 44, Issues 3-5

Watts, A. B., & Gagné, R. A. (2018). Rainfall effects on a relative gravimeter. Journal of Geodesy, 92(7), 743-752.


Kostelecký, V., Šíma, J., & Kostelecký, J. (2010). Effects of lightning on relative gravimeters in the Czech Republic. Journal of Geodynamics, 49(4), 230-234.


Concha-Dimas, J. G., Barrientos, E. J. C., & Comte, D. (2006). Effect of lightning on relative gravity measurements using the Scintrex CG-3M gravimeter. Geophysical Journal International, 166(2), 783-790.


Gerlach, B. C., & Boy, J. P. (1998). The effect of lightning strikes on gravity measurements. Geophysical Journal International, 135(1), 127-136.


Mäkinen, J., Kakkuri, J., & Pihlaja, H. (1989). Effects of lightning on absolute gravity measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 94(B11), 15619-15626.


This single DOI link actually points to the same Journal/Issue/Page as the citation. But no article with that title exists.

An electrodynamic connection

Hany I Ringermacher


This paper seeks to find unification between gravity and electrodynamics. This confirms that mass attracts mass.

Toon’s Law of Flerf #1 is confirmed.

On the influence of intense thunderstorm activity on high-precision gravimetric observations

D. V. Abramov & V. N. Koneshov


This paper explains the effects of an intense thunderstorm on two gravimeters. There is a 2–3 mcGal reduction of the net downward acceleration when the thunderstorm is over the station. This is due to the increased mass of the water in the clouds.

The building that housed the equipment has a “radio transparent roof” so GPS signals could be received. Confirming that GPS reception comes from the sky, not laterally from cell phone towers.

The results of the measurements are summarized on the second page.

Gravity predicts that the mass of the water in the clouds above the station will reduce the net downward acceleration. This is confirmed by observation.

Toon’s Law of Flerf #1 is confirmed.

Fukao, Y., & Maeda, Y. (2003). Wavefront healing and the Great Circle Path Anomaly. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 108(B3)

Wen, L., & Helmberger, D. (1998). Spectral analysis of surface waves. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 103(B12), 30,055-30,082.

Lay, T., & Wallace, T. C. (1995). Modern global seismology. Academic Press.

Zhao, D., Li, M., & Wu, Z. (2012). A systematic study of the observed and predicted Rayleigh wave phase velocity dispersion in the western Pacific. Geophysical Journal International, 189(2), 1161-1172

Vinnik, L. P. (2011). Global patterns of Rayleigh wave propagation and anomalies in wave speeds. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 188(1-2), 116-128

Montagner, J. P., & Nataf, H. C. (1986). The elusive nature of the Great Circle Path Anomaly. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 91(B2), 1895-1904.

Johnson, J. B., & McNutt, S. R. (1996). Acoustic wave coupling to the atmosphere from volcanic explosions: a review. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 72(1-2), 1-18.

De Plaen, R. S., & Romanowicz, B. A. (2004). Seismic source of long-period waves at the erupting Tonga arc. Geophysical Research Letters, 31(12).

Ichihara, M., Mori, J., & Sato, H. (2003). Low-frequency seismic waves from the 1998 eruption of Tofua volcano, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 108(B7).

Schimmel, M., & Paulssen, H. (2002). Seismic wave propagation in volcanic environments: A review of challenges and solutions. Reviews of Geophysics, 40(2).

Taisne, B., & Jaupart, C. (2011). Properties of volcanic earthquakes and acoustic emissions: Constraints from laboratory experiments. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 116(B5).







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