Research plan 2001-2005
Tom J. Chalko, MEngSc, DrEngSc

Main research topic: Development of the Theory of Gravity
Research outcome: Book/monograph "The Nature of Gravity"
Research requirements: stable employment and time to think

The famous solar eclipse experiment, designed by Albert Einstein in 1914 and conducted in 1919 has proven that the gravity field deflects light. This experiment clearly demonstrated that the gravity field is electromagnetic in nature.

Einstein sketch of the solar eclipse experiment

Yet, the Law of Gravity, the fundamental Law of Mechanics published by Newton in 1687, remains distinctly separate and independent from laws of electromagnetism. Should it be?

Albert Einstein spent the last 30 years of his life trying to integrate gravity with other laws of physics and did not succeed. The entire scientific community on Earth remains intrigued with the problem of gravity ever since.

If gravity is a special electromagnetic field – why can’t we generate it? If generation of gravity is possible – it should be also possible, under certain conditions, to overcome gravity.

Practicing "engineering" without the understanding of gravity is a phenomenal waste of resources, and energy. It is also the main reason for the planetary pollution and destruction of Nature. Isn’t the most of the "energy" that we generate on Earth used to lift things up and move them around?

A method to generate and overcome gravity would be arguably the most significant scientific discovery in the history of humanity, that would dramatically change the way we live on Earth.

My aim is to make the above discovery and place the University of Melbourne in an international spotlight. On the basis of several years of preliminary studies, I estimate that the development of the necessary theory and presenting it in a form of a book ("The Nature of Gravity") will take approximately 5 years.

My attitude is to undertake research of the highest possible standard and aim for the most significant research outcome imaginable. I am aware that by undertaking this project I publicly challenge the entire scientific community on Earth.

Dr Tom J. Chalko , Melbourne, 1 May 2000

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