Skip to comments.Irish company challenges scientists to test 'free energy' technology [Oh Yeah!]
Posted on 08/18/2006 7:37:36 AM PDT by PatrickHenry
An Irish company threw down the gauntlet on Friday to the worldwide scientific community to test a technology it has developed that it claims produces free energy.
The company, Steorn (http://www.steorn.net), says its discovery is based on the interaction of magnetic fields and allows the production of clean, free and constant energy -- a concept that challenges one of the basic rules of physics.
It claims the technology can be used to supply energy for virtually all devices, from mobile phones to cars.
Steorn issued its challenge through an advertisement in the Economist magazine this week quoting Ireland's Nobel prize-winning author George Bernard Shaw who said that "all great truths begin as blasphemies".
Sean McCarthy, Steorn's chief executive officer, said they had issued the challenge for 12 physicists to rigorously test the technology so it can be developed.
"What we have developed is a way to construct magnetic fields so that when you travel round the magnetic fields, starting and stopping at the same position, you have gained energy," McCarthy said.
"The energy isn't being converted from any other source such as the energy within the magnet. It's literally created. Once the technology operates it provides a constant stream of clean energy," he told Ireland's RTE radio.
McCarthy said Steorn had not set out to develop the technology, but "it actually fell out of another project we were working on".
One of the basic principles of physics is that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, it can only change form.
McCarthy said a big obstacle to overcome was the disbelief that what they had developed was even possible.
"For the first six months that we looked at it we literally didn't believe it ourselves. Over the last three years it had been rigorously tested in our own laboratories, in independent laboratories and so on," he said.
"But we have been unable to get significant scientific interest in it. We have had scientists come in, test it and, off the record, they are quite happy to admit that it works.
"But for us to be able to commercialise this and put this into peoples' lives we need credible, academic validation in the public domain and hence the challenge," McCarthy said.
Where are they getting the magnetic field? If they are using the Earth's it's too weak locally to be of much use.
All they need is for some physicist to get ahold of this. It'll collapse, but it'll be fun watching.
Oh, they did the right thing: they generated millions of dollars in free advertising by leveraging the world's news services, and if they get lucky, they may get tens of thousands of dollars in free consulting. Good business move.
Of course, if the thing actually worked, they wouldn't need free advertising or free consulting. They could just sell energy back to the power company and finance their operations that way. They wouldn't need investors, and they wouldn't need the approval or even the attention of the scientific community.
If I had a free energy machine, I wouldn't be concerned with whether anybody else believed it worked. Hell, I'd be trying to keep it quiet.
Steorn is making three claims for its technology:
1. The technology has a coefficient of performance greater than 100%.
2. The operation of the technology (i.e. the creation of energy) is not derived from the degradation of its component parts.
3. There is no identifiable environmental source of the energy (as might be witnessed by a cooling of ambient air temperature).
The sum of these claims is that our technology creates free energy.
I call BS.
It's a perpetual motion machine with a slick website.
Accepted, yes, for now. Perhaps what they have done is run the primary energy source produced, through an inverse phase re combiner. This would permit the generated energy to be transmogrified and fused with the refracted binary containment field which is a by product of the magnetic mega phase re capacitor and thereby transfused and increased by the actions of the previously mentioned inverse phase re combiner.
This is some serious shit. I wouldn't lie about this, believe me.
It's really the little people putting one over on the boys. Those Leprechauns. Such kidders.
Look at it this way: if you can power things, wire up your prototype so you can disconnect from the power grid. Use the money saved from buying that power to finance your own company and file the patents to make yourself rich. Heck, if you can do that, form your own power company and start selling power to the neighbors. You would be a billionaire in no time, and you wouldn't need scientists to "test your idea", since it would be blatantly obvious to everyone except liberal democrats that it worked.
You don't have to even do it on a large scale. If you could create a device that replaces batteries permanently, you could make billions off of that alone, not to mention selling the rights to incorporate your technology into every powered appliance in the world!
But, they never do this. They always want other people to look at it, and then try to get "investors" to put money into it. Then they are always "just this close" to making it work, and if only they had some more investors . . .
And the cycle begins again. They want more people to look at it, and then they need more money to "perfect" their device. . .
There goes the earnings on my Energy Sector Mutual Fund!
Free energy; who would have thought it possible. Silly us.
God has provided; it is up to us to dicover what He has provided.
Heat generation? Einstein talked about what he called the ethos. It was the space between matter. According to him, the ethos bends when it meets matter. Add the electrical charge from the magnets to the ethos equation, and then what? From a quantum point of view, what would happen if this ethos could be built up with an electrical charge and wrapped up in itself - like tightening a super string rubber band?
I'd like to know if they really have something - for real.
It would destroy the worlds economy,though, and it would cause one heck of an oil rich Arab Jihad! The Arab nations would have nothing to sell but sand.
Why do they need the technology to be validated? If it works, just start building batteries or generators using the technology and the market will validate it.
Instead, years pass looking for validation until the "science" falls into obscurity.
I've wondered something for a while that perhaps you can answer. How can space probes etc. use planets to slingshot to a higher speed (perhaps the MSM just reports wrong)? I understand using a planet to execute a turn, but increasing speed seems impossible, as gravity should have the same effect outbound as inbound.
They chose a popular news magazine rather than a scientific journal because they will be exposed more slowly this way. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.)
"And while inventing Post-Its we discovered free energy. Well, I discovered free energy; Michelle decided what color it should be..."
"This is some serious shit. I wouldn't lie about this, believe me."
Serious eh? Might it originate from the matter existing at the excretory opening at the lower extremity of the male bovine alimentary canal?
It's actually the investor part that makes me think it would be wiser to debunk the thing than let some suckers be conned. Look if people are that stupid they maybe deserve it, but a good debunking could save them from themselves. Or maybe not... LOL.
Couldn't you find a close-up? ;->
Omg. They really built up curiosity with that one! It turned out to be some kind of stupid little scooter. They even had visions of cities being built just to accommodate it. That was a huge let down.