Can you find an error in the theory?

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Can you find an error in the theory?

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A quite simple theory is put forward to explain the stability of the solar system. Can you find an error in the theory. The details and graphics are at

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Since your link fails to work I have a link which does, and a theory that works rather well. Can you find any errors in this theory?
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Who said the solar system is stable?
We have only had an idea about it for a few hundred years, the timescale of the solar system is measured in the odd billion or two years.
Not long back Einstein was told that the universe was unchanging and fixed, now we have changed that idea and not only is it moving apart but accelerating.
I suggest anyone saying the solar system is stable is a case of wishful thinking.
No one really has much idea what will occur in the next billion years. However those tiny immeasurable gravitational effects will add up and instability is very likely.
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If gravity alone ruled then things would be very dicey. Fortunately an electrical system quickly stabilises, and humans have experienced 1500 years of relative calm. We have to wonder what transpires in the solar circuit just recently. Interesting that a pretty good prediction of weather comes from monitoring solar activity.
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I'm not certain how `quickly' it stabilised! It is of course an electrical system, but the stabilisation is essentially about the thermal physics of compression, isn't it:

Gravity = compression = heat = nuclear fusion = explosion = eventual equilibrium! :D
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