Fresh Thinking on the Cosmic Microwave Background

There are many previously unsolved problems in physics which are or will be solved using the Neoclassical Physics and Quantum Gravity (๐—ก๐—ฃ๐—ค๐—š) model. In this post I’ll discuss the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB).

For ๐—ก๐—ฃ๐—ค๐—š basics see: Idealized Neoclassical Model and the NPQG Glossary.


The cosmic microwave background (CMB), in Big Bang cosmology, is electromagnetic radiation as a remnant from an early stage of the universe, also known as “relic radiation”. The CMB is faint cosmic background radiation filling all space. It is an important source of data on the early universe because it is the oldest electromagnetic radiation in the universe, dating to the epoch of recombination. With a traditional optical telescope, the space between stars and galaxies (the background) is completely dark. However, a sufficiently sensitive radio telescope shows a faint background noise, or glow, almost isotropic, that is not associated with any star, galaxy, or other object. This glow is strongest in the microwave region of the radio spectrum. The accidental discovery of the CMB in 1964 by American radio astronomers Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson[1][2] was the culmination of work initiated in the 1940s, and earned the discoverers the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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As you can see from the quote above, physicists have tightly wed the measured cosmic microwave background (CMB) to the Big Bang theory. Yet in ๐—ก๐—ฃ๐—ค๐—š there is no Big Bang, and instead there are many intermittent and ongoing galaxy-local mini-bangs of Planck plasma, including galaxy-local inflation, and each of these events roughly follows the timeline of the Big Bang hypothesis.

Furthermore, physicists play fast and loose with the definition of the โ€œvacuum,โ€ where in some cases it is considered as mostly empty spacetime through which photons transit unimpeded and in other cases it is a roiling quantum vacuum. Letโ€™s see if NPQG can provide a better explanation.

First some facts:

The CMB has a thermal black body spectrum at a temperature of 2.7 K.

The CMB redshift, Z, is thought by scientists to be about 1090.

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Physicists believe the CMB is radiation is from the โ€œearly timesโ€ and has redshifted so much that it has a redshift of 1090, which is 100 times more than any radiation redshift we have seen from any other object or event. They believe that at emission, about 380000 years after the Big Bang, the CMB photons had a temperature of around 3000 K.

In ๐—ก๐—ฃ๐—ค๐—š, the products of a Planck plasma jet or mini-bang are Planck neutrinos and Planck photons which experience rapid inflation and reactions and cooling over time. If we apply the timeline science has hypothesized, then about 380000 years after Planck particles eject from the Planck core, the ejecta will have spread and cooled to the point where photons can escape en-masse and depart the active galactic nuclei and/or the accumulation points of plasma in jet knots and termini.

Eventually the photons cool through collisions, including very small scale drag through the superfluid, until they reach what appears to be a steady-state. The 2.7 Kelvin black body spectrum of the CMB corresponds to the black body radiation spectrum of cold superfluid dominated by lower energy photons and neutrinos. Those superfluid particles have yielded their original Planck energy in a series of transactions until each photon is nearly tapped out of energy*.

Lastly, note that GR-QM era physicists utilize a single one-time inflation mechanism to explain the isotropy of the CMB. In ๐—ก๐—ฃ๐—ค๐—š there is no need for causal connection of the universe where variation in the cosmic microwave background is 1 part in 100000. With galaxy-local micro-bangs and galaxy-local inflation, we have a Planck process, governed by the same physics, throughout the universe. Furthermore, there appears to be some natural steady state where the superfluid eventually cools to a 2.7 K average**.

* Note 1: Even though each individual particle in the superfluid averages a very cold temperature of 2.7 K, there are so many particles per unit volume that if we can learn how to tap into the superfluid it can be the ultimate resource for energy and matter.

** Note 2: We have an open question in NPQG regarding the velocity of superfluid particles, especially photons. If photons comprise some or all of the superfluid then are they continuously traveling at local speed of light, or have the photons perhaps reacted to form a lower energy composite particle that has a non-relativistic velocity?

J Mark Morris

June 20, 2019 San Diego v1

2 thoughts on “Fresh Thinking on the Cosmic Microwave Background

  1. If we reject Big Bang and the notion of accelerated expansion (redshift interpretation), then there is nothing to indicate that the CMB represents the “global” state of the universe at an earlier time before it “cooled down”. What other evidence of a global “cool down” do we have if we take away accelerated expansion and big-bang?

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    1. That’s a great question. Modern physics is castles built upon castles upon castles… in the air. Sometimes it is difficult to tell how the physicists backed into a narrative interpretation and then what they built upon that. When I read about physics or cosmology on Wikipedia or science web sites, I can see that it is all so wrong and they are confused. We need to get the physicists to clean up their mess. So, to your point, I am still wrestling with a closed bubble or an infinite bubble. It kind of depends on how the redshift science turns out after being fixed. Will it still show expansion? If so, then I would think that would be superfluid carrying energy to the surface where it converts to matter and comes back. If after fixing redshift there is no significant expansion, well then maybe the universe is infinite. The good thing is that once NPQG gets established, they should be able to catchup pretty fast. There are a lot of frustrated physicists and once it becomes a green field again, it will be amazing to see what they find.

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