Interests: Solar system, Cosmology, Electric Universe, Plasma Age: 74
Australian physicist. His work on "The Electric Universe" provides the broadest synthesis of electrical principles to date. It offers a new vantage point on solar system history, planetary cratering and scarring, the dynamics of the sun, and the nature of galaxies. Wal is a senior editor for the Picture of the Day feature on www.thunderbolts.info and co-author of The Electric Universe and Thunderbolts of the Gods books. Telesio-Galilei Academy of Science Laureate 2010.