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  • The driverless truck is coming, and it’s going to automate millions of jobs

    04/27/2016 12:26:09 PM PDT · by JOAT · 152 replies
    TechCrunch ^ | 4/26/2016 | Ryan Peterson
    A convoy of self-driving trucks recently drove across Europe and arrived at the Port of Rotterdam. No technology will automate away more jobs — or drive more economic efficiency — than the driverless truck. Shipping a full truckload from L.A. to New York costs around $4,500 today, with labor representing 75 percent of that cost. But those labor savings aren’t the only gains to be had from the adoption of driverless trucks. Where drivers are restricted by law from driving more than 11 hours per day without taking an 8-hour break, a driverless truck can drive nearly 24 hours per...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 9-17-02

    09/16/2002 10:05:58 PM PDT · by petuniasevan · 22 replies · 310+ views
    NASA ^ | 9-17-02 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 September 17 A Force from Empty Space: The Casimir Effect Credit & Copyright: Umar Mohideen (U. California at Riverside) Explanation: This tiny ball provides evidence that the universe will expand forever. Measuring slightly over one tenth of a millimeter, the ball moves toward a smooth plate in response to energy fluctuations in the vacuum of empty space. The attraction is known as the Casimir Effect, named for...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- A Force from Empty Space: The Casimir Effect

    12/05/2015 10:01:56 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    NASA ^ | December 06, 2015 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: This tiny ball provides evidence that the universe will expand forever. Measuring slightly over one tenth of a millimeter, the ball moves toward a smooth plate in response to energy fluctuations in the vacuum of empty space. The attraction is known as the Casimir Effect, named for its discoverer, who, 55 years ago, was trying to understand why fluids like mayonnaise move so slowly. Today, evidence indicates that most of the energy density in the universe is in an unknown form dubbed dark energy. The form and genesis of dark energy is almost completely unknown, but postulated as related...
  • Make or break: the laws of motion

    11/30/2012 6:10:29 PM PST · by neverdem · 1 replies
    Chemistry World ^ | 28 November 2012 | Philip Ball
    Calling chemistry ‘molecular architecture’ is even more apt than it might seem. There was a time when architectural engineering was largely about getting buildings to stay up: to withstand the stresses and forces that act on them. But today’s architecture is responsive, mutable, adaptive and dynamic. Likewise, chemistry could appear in its first flush to be about making bonds that will last, but today’s chemistry is just as concerned with breaking as it is with making. The dynamic role of weak hydrogen bonding, for example, was illustrated with the discovery of DNA’s structure: to template replication and transcription, the molecule...
  • Cold Fusion. Andrea Rossi’s Method

    08/26/2011 9:59:32 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 71 replies
    Vixra.org ^ | [v3] 12 Apr 2011 | Giuliano Bettini
    Author name Giuliano Bettini* Title Cold Fusion. Andrea RossiÂ’s Method Abstract The interest on Andrea Rossi's Nickel-Hydrogen Cold Fusion technology is accelerating. In the present article I would like to answer a question posed by L. Kowalsky in Vixra: how can 30% of nickel in RossiÂ’s reactor be transmuted into copper? "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler", says a guy. I apologizes if I am too simplistic here. ________________ * Retired. Earlier: Selenia SpA, Rome and IDS SpA, Pisa. Also Adjunct Professor at the University of Pisa, Adjunct Professor at Naval Academy, Leghorn (Italian...
  • Inventor Doesn't Dare Say 'Perpetual Motion Machine'

    02/08/2008 7:43:43 AM PST · by Red Badger · 119 replies · 1,082+ views
    www.physorg.com ^ | 02/08/2008 | Staff
    Thane Heins´ "Perepiteia" generator seems to turn magnetic friction into a magnetic boost, causing the motor to accelerate in a positive feedback loop Thane Heins knows the track record of inventors that claim to make breakthroughs in power generation methods, especially when they claim to defy the second law of thermodynamics. Every so often, a (usually untrained) scientist comes along with a machine that supposedly creates more energy than is put in. Every time, the ideas have been rebuked by real scientists. That's why 46-year-old Heins, a college drop-out from Ottawa who's been working on his project since 1985,...
  • TESTING VALIDATES HYDRINO THEORY

    12/20/2010 1:24:08 AM PST · by Kevmo · 115 replies · 2+ views
    The American Reporter ^ | December 19, 2010 | Joe Shea
    TESTING VALIDATES HYDRINO THEORY by Joe Shea AR Correspondent Bradenton, Fla. BRADENTON, Fla., Dec. 18, 2010 -- A remarkable new energy source from fractional hydrogen will allow a gallon of ordinary water to become the energy equivalent of 200 barrels of oil, a team of physicists working near the onetime laboratories of Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein are saying. "With further optimization," Dr. K.V. Ramanujachary of Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., says, "there is no doubt that this technology will present an economically viable and environmentally benign alternate to meet global energy needs. If advanced to commercialization, it would be...
  • Scientist built a home made Magnetic Generator that produces 24 KW of free home electricity

    08/16/2009 10:55:50 AM PDT · by stelka · 131 replies · 4,867+ views
    youtube ^ | 08.16.2007 | skynews
    Well, this is NOT a perpetual motion machine, but something interesting.. from the article: ... A Zero point magnetic power generator is basically a Free Energy Generator. It uses magnets, and magnetic force to induce perpetual motion. It runs by itself, indefinitely without stopping, thus creating completely free electrical energy... A Perpetual motion device refers to a machine that runs perpetually i.e. indefinitely, and produces a larger amount of energy than it consumes. Thus, it produces free energy indefinitely, runs by itself, without having to need a third-party device or resource to power it... SkyNews vid: http://www.youtube.com/v/w8TJlQlPi4s
  • New Aluminum "Catalyst" Makes Hydrogen From Water (i.e., liberals going crazy over perpetual motion)

    01/23/2009 8:13:56 PM PST · by OldGuard1 · 33 replies · 630+ views
    Science Magazine ^ | January 23, 2009 | Patrick J. Roach, W. Hunter Woodward,1 A. W. Castleman, Jr., Arthur C. Reber, Shiv N. Khanna
    So, this paper was published recently in Science Magazine: Complementary Active Sites Cause Size-Selective Reactivity of Aluminum Cluster Anions with Water The reactions of metal clusters with small molecules often depend on cluster size. The selectivity of oxygen reactions with aluminum cluster anions can be well described within an electronic shell model; however, not all reactions are subject to the same fundamental constraints. We observed the size selectivity of aluminum cluster anion reactions with water, which can be attributed to the dissociative chemisorption of water at specific surface sites. The reactivity depends on geometric rather than electronic shell structure. Identical...
  • Supercar to use wind power to reach amazing speeds

    01/11/2009 2:00:21 PM PST · by Steelfish · 71 replies · 2,296+ views
    Daily Telegraph ^ | January 11, 2009
    Supercar to use wind power to reach amazing speeds A revolutionary new supercar will be able to hit a top speed of 155mph - using wind power. By Daily Telegraph Reporter 11 Jan 2009 The new environmentally-friendly high performance car was designed in California The Formula AE car will use a solar-powered battery to get it moving but will then use the airflow passing over the vehicle to power a turbine. It will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than four seconds and is expected to cost around £100,000 when it hits the market.
  • Fueled by H2O?

    01/02/2009 1:30:04 PM PST · by Red Badger · 139 replies · 2,641+ views
    www.bendbulletin.com ^ | 12-26-2008 | By Andrew Moore
    Can a car run on water? Bend businessman Rob Juliano claims it can, despite ample skepticism from scientists and automotive experts. Although the average price of fuel has slipped dramatically from a summer high of more than $4 per gallon, Juliano believes water — specifically the hydrogen contained in water — can be used to power an internal-combustion engine at a fraction of the cost of gasoline. Hydrogen is being pursued as a fuel by car manufacturers. Honda earlier this year debuted its FCX Clarity, a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle powered by an electric motor. BMW has developed a car...
  • New Fuel Cell System 'Generates Electricity with Only Water, Air'

    06/13/2008 12:02:30 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 102 replies · 1,624+ views
    http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20080613/153276/ ^ | 06-13-2008 | Kouji Kariatsumari, Nikkei Electronics
    120W fuel cell system Internal portion of the 120W fuel cell stack 300W generation system mounted in a luggage room (left) Genepax Co Ltd explained the technologies used in its new fuel cell system "Water Energy System (WES)," which uses water as a fuel and does not emit CO2. The system can generate power just by supplying water and air to the fuel and air electrodes, respectively, the company said at the press conference, which took place June 12, 2008, at the Osaka Assembly Hall. The basic power generation mechanism of the new system is similar to that of...
  • Salt water as fuel? Erie man hopes so

    09/09/2007 7:53:44 AM PDT · by grundle · 137 replies · 2,864+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | September 09, 2007 | David Templeton
    For obvious reasons, scientists long have thought that salt water couldn't be burned. So when an Erie man announced he'd ignited salt water with the radio-frequency generator he'd invented, some thought it a was a hoax. John Kanzius, a Washington County native, tried to desalinate seawater with a generator he developed to treat cancer, and it caused a flash in the test tube. Within days, he had the salt water in the test tube burning like a candle, as long as it was exposed to radio frequencies. His discovery has spawned scientific interest in using the world's most abundant substance...
  • Steorn, Ltd. announces end of selection process for jury of scientists to test energy technology

    11/30/2006 2:27:49 PM PST · by Neville72 · 13 replies · 506+ views
    steorn.net ^ | 11/10/2006 | Press release
    Steorn announces end of selection process for jury of scientists and academics to test its free energy technology Dublin, 10th November 2006: Steorn, the technology development company, has announced that it has completed its selection process for appointing scientists to an independent jury that will test its free energy technology. Steorn issued the challenge via an advertisement in the Economist to the world’s scientists in August 2006 and received more than 5,000 responses by the deadline of 12 midnight, September 8th. Steorn’s technology is based on the interaction of magnetic fields and allows the production of clean, free and constant...
  • From sludge to cheap and clean diesel

    09/25/2006 12:12:33 PM PDT · by Dementon · 34 replies · 1,075+ views
    sbsun.com ^ | 09/15/2006 | Andrew Silva
    RIVERSIDE - Diesel for $1 a gallon. And not from oil. Instead, it would come from sewer sludge, wood, agricultural waste, plain old trash or even plastics. That's the promise of a new process unveiled Thursday at UC Riverside by researchers and a small company that will pay $15 million for a pilot plant to be built in the next two years. "One of the advantages of this is we will reduce the need for imported oil," said Joseph Norbeck, a professor of engineering at UC Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology, also known as CE-CERT....
  • Gentlemen, stop your engines

    09/21/2006 8:51:08 AM PDT · by Malsua · 154 replies · 3,659+ views
    CNN Money ^ | September 20 2006 | Erick Schonfeld and Jeanette Borzo
    The Innovation: A ceramic power source for electric cars that could blow away the combustion engine The Disrupted: Oil companies and carmakers that don't climb aboard Forget hybrids and hydrogen-powered vehicles. EEStor, a stealth company in Cedar Park, Texas, is working on an "energy storage" device that could finally give the internal combustion engine a run for its money -- and begin saving us from our oil addiction. "To call it a battery discredits it," says Ian Clifford, the CEO of Toronto-based electric car company Feel Good Cars, which plans to incorporate EEStor's technology in vehicles by 2008. EEStor's device...
  • Steorn (ready for) Scientists to Test Free Energy Technology

    08/29/2006 11:14:12 AM PDT · by Uncledave · 50 replies · 1,659+ views
    PES Network ^ | 8/25/2006
    [Me: A few words deleted from title for fit and conciseness. Original: "Steorn calls time on application process for scientists to test free energy technology"] Steorn calls time on application process for scientists to test free energy technology Company will stop taking applications on Sept. 8, to serve on 12-member jury to review magnet motor free energy device, which science has hitherto said is impossible. Expects jury-designed testing to begin by end of the year. DUBLIN, IRELAND -- Steorn, a technology development company, has today announced a cut-off date for scientists to respond to its challenge to take part in...
  • These men think they're about to change the world

    08/27/2006 11:28:01 PM PDT · by 1955Ford · 51 replies · 2,208+ views
    Guardian ^ | 24 Aug 06 | Steve Boggan
    Heard the one about the two Irishmen who say they can produce limitless amounts of clean, free energy? Plenty of scientists have - but few are taking them seriously. Steve Boggan investigates... These dynamic and personable businessmen from Dublin insist that they have found a way of producing free, clean and limitless energy out of thin air. And they are so confident that they have thrown down the gauntlet to the scientific community in a bid to prove that they have rewritten the laws of physics.
  • Irish company challenges scientists to test 'free energy' technology [Oh Yeah!]

    08/18/2006 7:37:36 AM PDT · by PatrickHenry · 225 replies · 7,136+ views
    PhysOrg.com ^ | 18 August 2006 | Staff
    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...
  • Company claims new technology produces unlimited free energy

    08/19/2006 7:30:04 AM PDT · by Neville72 · 140 replies · 3,721+ views
    Gizmag ^ | 8/19/2006 | Staff
    August 19, 2006 Steorn, an Irish company, claims to have produced a groundbreaking (we do not use this word lightly) technology which is based on the interaction of magnetic fields and produces free, clean and constant energy. If the claims are true, the new technology will enable a significant range of benefits, from the convenience of never having to refuel your car or recharge your mobile phone, to a genuine solution to the need for zero emission energy production. It will also provide a secure supply of energy, since the components of the technology are readily available. Steorn’s technology is...