Foundations of Aetherometric Biophysics,Vol 1:
Nanometric Functions of Bioenergy

Table of Contents


PART 1 - Aetherometric physical and biophysical foundations


1.  Continua, fields and manifolds:

fundamental problems of a Physical Theory of Biological Systems and Processes
Invariance of the failed syntheses of holism and reductionism 21
The basic physical and mathematical problem of the definition of a continuum 24
The aetherometric solution to the definition of energy continua 26
Aetherometric phase energy, phase space and higher order simultaneity 27
Matter and Aether: Space and Time as distinct manifolds and energy properties 28
Irreversibility of Time: the arrow of Time is not the arrow of entropy 31
Role of Simultaneity: every energy flux produces a duration in universal Time 32
Brief examination of field concepts, in Physics and Biology 34

2.  Aetherometric system dynamics

(and evaluation of the thermodynamical, molecular genetic and biochemical approaches to living systems)
Biological holism vs Physical reductionism at the birth of molecular biology 40
Reversible and nonreversible processes: isolated and imperfectly closed systems
and entropy of a system
An energetic approach to entropy and ideal negentropy 44
Characteristic of living systems: active energy extraction
and reverse potential of energy flow; closed and open systems
The Carnot engine, the steam engine and latent heat:
the internal energy function ΔU, and enthalpy of a system and of a reaction
The total internal energy function ET and the free energy of a system 62
The energy forms composing the internal energy of a system 65
Open and closed systems:
order and internal energy; characteristic of living systems
The real physical senses of entropy 88
The internal and vital power functions of living systems 98
Biological machines as systems of double articulation 104

3.  Speciation, transformation and biopoiesis

3.1  A Lamarckian-Nietzschean critique of evolutionism, old and new  
The concept of evolution as an explanation for speciation 107
Foundations of Darwinian Evolutionism 110
The historical nature of the civilized myth of a natural struggle for existence 112
The myth that all biological variation is random: relative and absolute chances 115
Breaking down the central dogma of molecular genetics: against neo-Darwinism 120
Is cancer the Lamarckian adaptation of an 'amoeboid-becoming'? 122
Anomalous mutagenesis and the attack on neo-evolutionism:
the return of the Chevalier de Lamarck (neo-Lamarckism)
Post-adaptive mutagenic processes 131

3.2  The problems of the origins of Life

Biopoiesis of protobionts: the protein microspheres of S. Fox 136
Autocatalytic properties of RNA 141
How did a molecular system of double articulation emerge? 144
Rhizospheric involution and creative evolution 147
The ultimate perspective on biopoiesis: the end of the dogmatic era 149

PART 2 - Aetherometric biophysics of cellular and molecular systems


4.  Aetherometric bioenergetics and molecular biophysics

Energetic specificity or nonspecificity of the living:
biological roles of massbound charges, light and heat
Molecular biology and allosteric interactions:
    A.  Noncovalent bonds as a biological specialization
    B.  Stereoscopic properties of proteins
    C.  Biological specificity of latent heat in noncovalent bonds
Types and aetherometric structure of noncovalent bonds 156
Activation energy in covalent and noncovalent reactions,
and underlying energy fields
Immanent fields and biological order as phase energy processes: role of latent heat 163
Is there a biological specificity for electric energy? 165
Animal electricity and the conflict with mechanism 167
The vitalism vs mechanicism conflict 169
Autopoietic machines: micro-functionalist problems with the concept
and its aetherometric function
Mechanism vs vitalism:
an aetherometric approach to the monist machinic solution

5.  Biological affinity, cellular and molecular, of aether energy

W. Reich's discovery of ORgone energy and
our discovery of the ambipolar radiation spectrum, and its two subspectra
Fundamental physical roles and byproducts of ambipolar radiation:
blackbody photons and latent heat
Biological roles of ambipolar energy and depolarization in the action potential 188
Biological affinity and specificity of massfree energy 191

6.  Aetherometric theory of the pH scale
    and the cycles of water and hydrogen formation and dissociation

The fundamental role of water in Life 194
The pH scale of acid-base reaction processes 196
Proton and electron chemistries:
acid-base and redox reactions; the Nernst equation
Aetherometric treatment of the Nernst equation 204
Aetherometric treatment of the pH and pOH scales 206
The aetherometric pe- scale 208
Aetherometric cycles for the complete equilibrium dissociation of H2O and H2 211

7.  The fine structure, geometry and molecular dynamics of water

Ambipolar radiation and the role of noncovalent bonds in water 224
The fine structure and geometry of the water molecule 227
Ambipolar resonances of water and rotational modes 230
Ambipolar energy, latent heat and "chemical energy" 238

8.  Aether bioenergetics of capture, storage and metabolism

Central metabolic role of ATP 240
The latent heat of ATP is responsible for its exergonic hydrolysis 241
Latent heat draw: reverse potential of energy flow and protein self-assembly 242
Oxygen, ambipolar radiation and the alpha/beta states of metabolism 244
The origin of eukaryotic cells and the role of oxygen 246
What is missing in the respiratory chain 249
Aetherometric model of the respiratory chain 255
Biological circuits of ordinary electricity and thermal or photobiological fields
in the context of the new system dynamics
ATP-driven dark photosynthesis and futile metabolic cycles 264
Hemoglobin as a thermal radiator that converts captured ambipolar radiation
(antenna function)
The universality of the protoporphyrin ring IX asX
a biological ambipolar antenna and an electromagnetic pigment

9.  The specificity of the living and biopoiesis of a double articulation:
    role of the Aether

The monist concept of desiring machines and their scopes 271
Micro and macro, molecular and molar,
and the specificity of organic machines
Molecular event of the biological double articulation:
cellular or precellular?
Is chromatin DNA an evolved clue to the biopoietic emergence
of a system of RNA-protein articulation?
Thermal exhalpy and stability of living systems 294
The myth of mitogenic radiation 297
Aetherometric capture, conversion and emission functions of chromatin-DNA 299
Ambipolar radiation capture and thermal re-radiation by DNA 302









POSTSCRIPT: The untimely death of Dr. Eugene Mallove