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||Anomalous Weight Reduction on a Gyroscope's Right Rotations
around the Vertical Axis on the Earth
(Hayasaka and Takeuchi, 1989)
There was weight decrease on the order of milligrams for the
gyro’s right rotations (spin vector pointing downward). 13,000
RPM was the highest rotation rate used.
For the left rotations there was no change in weight. Until now,
the only force known to violate parity is the weak force.
The experimental result cannot be explained by the usual theories
and there are many.
To confirm their results Hayasaka, without Takeuchi, (but with
other scientists) repeated the experiment under different conditions.
In 1997, spinning gyros of the same construction were dropped from
an elevation and passed through laser beams to time their rate of
descent. It was demonstrated that gyros with right rotations slowed
their free-fall descent to the earth.
The report, in its title, suggested the existence of antigravity.
Other researchers have confirmed the work of Hayasaka.
Has anyone else observed the asymmetry in right and left rotations
pertaining to the weight of a gyro?
||22 January 2017
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||Larry - 27/01/2017 18:30:37
| ||I only know what I reported. I have a classic gyroscope that I have never used. I have seen videos. They are impressive!|
Will someone please criticize my theory about Hayasaka's free-fall experiment?
This may be controversial, but here I go!
Rotating bodies experience gravitomagnetic forces. This "magnetism" is not the same as electron magnetism. There are two opposite poles. And two spinning bodies can attract or repel each other. The faster they spin, the stronger the attraction or repulsion. The force is also proportional to mass.
The force falls off fas 1/r^2. (r is the center to center distance between bodies.)
The earth has a large mass and a fast spin. It also has a large radius. This means it has a large angular momentum.
The angular momentum of Hayasaka's gyroscopes was small. For the right rotations, the earth was pushing away the gyroscopes..Like two bar magnets with like poles pressed against each other.
The L-R asymmetry may be due to the earth and the gyro having the asymmetrical weak force in their nuclei respond to the external spinning. (Similar to the Blackett -spelling?- effect.)
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