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by esotERIC D
Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Why isn't Polywell being funded?
Replies: 14
Views: 3577

not literally no one, just not enought

no one knows about it...

perhaps its time for that to change...
by esotERIC D
Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: "The verdict is positive"
Replies: 99
Views: 32326

I was wondering if anyone knows who was on the review panel an what influence they would have, if any.

Glad to have some news!
by esotERIC D
Tue Sep 09, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Someone has the date of release of Information - Lets POOL !
Replies: 49
Views: 17474

December 21, 2012

It's way to long to wait,
but something better happen on that date.
by esotERIC D
Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Majoring in IEC Fusion
Replies: 20
Views: 5861

Inspiration
Read it, its all the inspiration I've ever needed.

I have just started (like today) my college education for mechanical engineering at Clarkson University...
by esotERIC D
Thu Aug 21, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nissan Electric Vehicle
Replies: 46
Views: 12174

I was wondering what people thought of a 'battery changeing station' Lets say GM builds an electric vehicle with a battery that can easily be removed and replaced with one that has been charging for however long it takes. The batteries should be able to be replaced in about ten minutes. Battery qual...
by esotERIC D
Tue Aug 19, 2008 5:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Electric vehicle design questions
Replies: 16
Views: 5200

I'm thinking that with the constraints you are working wiht somehthing like these (plus one or two electric hub motors) are in your ballpark. http://www.velomobiling.com/MoreThanOne perhaps you can find inspiration here http://www.3wheelers.com/enter.html and this looks cool, ya know, later on http:...
by esotERIC D
Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ray Kurzweil, Cyberprophet or Crack-Pot?
Replies: 155
Views: 31673

I came across this today and it seemed to fit into this discussion, "Frakenrobot has biological brain" http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2008/08/13/frankenrobot-brain.html 50,000 to 100,000 active rat neurons on "multi-electrode array" that is able to send and recieve information from its robot 'body'.
by esotERIC D
Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Flying Wind Turbines
Replies: 40
Views: 10507

algae biodiesel

Ah yes, algae biodiesel, in my opinion the only biofuel worth seriously pursuing. If you havent already seen this it is a worthwhile analysis of algae biodiesel.

http://www.unh.edu/p2/biodiesel/article_alge.html

-Eric
by esotERIC D
Sun Jun 22, 2008 1:22 am
Forum: News
Topic: A New Prize
Replies: 13
Views: 5304

Underwater fusion... I've always been a fan of bubble fusion, acoustically confined imploding bubble in a small container of water. I really liked the scale but I have to say that I am very doubtfull, although Sonoluminescence is still cool. At the very least it helped me understand POPS(?). http://...
by esotERIC D
Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Military Sucks
Replies: 40
Views: 9719

Along the lines of the Spruce Goose... The russians had their Ekranoplans (a.k.a. caspian sea monster) which had quite the lifting power. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ekranoplan For kicks and giggles, see the aries http://www.yachtboutique.com/Designers/Ekranoplan/Ekranoplan.htm Cruising speed - 450...
by esotERIC D
Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:36 am
Forum: Implications
Topic: Polywell transportation: how small?
Replies: 48
Views: 48725

From what I have seen on this forum and generally around it appears that power output scales as r^7 with a 2 meter radius reactor putting out 100MW. As I understand this changing the output power drastically will not drastically change the radius. So I dont see a polywell fitting on a train or truck...
by esotERIC D
Sun May 25, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: News
Topic: Robert Hirsch On Gas Prices
Replies: 46
Views: 16529

"...forecast that we're going to be hitting $12 and $15 per gallon,” And i'll riot in the streets... But seriously, i could see this happening in the next few decades (years?) as oil supplies run low and the dollar continues to weaken. It all makes battery electric hybrids look good along with cheap...