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
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Cold Fusion alert. Extraordinary claims, require extraordinary proof alert too.
Cold fusion no, Hot air, yes.
As bazaar as this sounds, I don't see a problem with requesting a review process. Debunk the dang thing and move on.
Exxon hit squads will be coming after this guy. ;o)
This is not passing the smell test even slightly. Nothing wrong with a review of it, I suppose, if only to get the kooks to be quiet. Reminds me of that cold fusion debacle a few years back.
I suspect it's getting energy from somewhere, if it works.
I agree - if they want a rigorous examination then give them one. If, against all odds, they are actually on to something then all the better.
I prefer investing in Lotto tickets. Better odds.
They could bootstrap their investment capital by selling off the surplus energy they already have.
This is absolute bullcrap. It's an accepted and proveable Gaussian theory that the line integral around any closed surface is 0. If this guy thinks he can get energy out of that, he's fooling himself. Nice try though.
Well, the proper application for the cold fusion would be to subject deuterium saturated palladium sponge [in deuterium atmosphere] to a hypersaturative compression, like from chemical explosion shockwave. One would get an H-warhead on the cheap.
This could be big. The same sort of thing led to Post-Its.
They don't need "credible, academic validation in the public domain", they need a working product.
It's not free energy, they're stealing it from a neighboring dimension - and man are those guys going to be mad when they find out!
PURE BS> advertising gimmick, kinda like the "IT" which later became the (i forgot the name of that 2-wheeled stabilized cart)
They write "Steorn has decided to publish its challenge in The Economist because of the breadth of its readership. "We chose it over a purely scientific magazine simply because we want to make the general public aware that this process is about to commence and to generate public support, awareness, interest etc for what we are doing."
They chose not to write a scientific article and submit it to a technical journal for peer review which is the best way to get their technology reviewed, rather than this nonsense of generating a public demand and pressure.
"NO BLOOD FOR MAGNETS"!!
You don't get something from nothing and if it sounds too good to be true>>>.....
Has this discovery been reported in any credible scientific journal?? The nondescript article says very little--what energy is obtained?? Is it kinetic, heat, chemical, potential, what the hell kind is it??
The conservation of energy law has been valid for many centuries and reading some article about a perpetual energy source is way over the top for me.
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