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by rschaffer8
Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Alan Boyle Article on Polywell
Replies: 3
Views: 1742

New Alan Boyle Article on Polywell

This forum is mentioned in Alan's story.
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science- ... on-n227366
by rschaffer8
Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) Fusion text
Replies: 3
Views: 1516

Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) Fusion text

Does anybody know what the experiment is that Miley proposes (see last sentence of the following): "This book provides readers with an introductory understanding of Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC), a type of fusion meant to retain plasma using an electrostatic field. IEC provides a uni...
by rschaffer8
Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: News
Topic: Some guy at Google likes this
Replies: 11
Views: 1760

Some guy at Google likes this

For what its worth, Larry Page, co-founder of Google, made a favorable comment about this presentation on Feb21. " I loved meeting Charles Chase from Lockheed Skunk Works because he wants to change the world and he has a plan. His dream is about building a compact fusion reactor (that would fit...
by rschaffer8
Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:30 am
Forum: News
Topic: Action! Action! Action!
Replies: 21
Views: 4498

Bob: I just finished reading your book and I enjoyed it. It won't win any literary awards and it may not accomplish what you hope for, but I commend you for your effort. I encourage others to not be overly critical of this effort.
by rschaffer8
Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New patent application, similar to polywell.
Replies: 40
Views: 9596

I'm surprised this effort has not received more attention. The patent shows an experimental setup that seems to me to be of the same or greater size and level of sophistication as the EMC2 and Focus Fusion efforts. This is not an amateur operation.
by rschaffer8
Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: ITER Newsline Mention of Pollywell
Replies: 85
Views: 12154

Thanks to those who took my post in the spirit it was intended, which was basically as a wake-up call. In the spirit of trying to practice what I'm preaching, I have decided not to respond to TDPerk's provocative and insulting response to my post.
by rschaffer8
Mon Nov 01, 2010 1:55 am
Forum: News
Topic: ITER Newsline Mention of Pollywell
Replies: 85
Views: 12154

As the person who started this topic, I confess that I am deeply disappointed that it so quickly veered off into a completely unrelated political rant. You guys have totally tunred me off to this forum. The forum appears to be dominated by political crack pots who do a real disservice to what I thou...
by rschaffer8
Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Rally in Washington this Sat 301010 - fusion research cuts
Replies: 14
Views: 2846

Washington Post Coverage

From today's Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/30/AR2010103001573_3.html?sid=ST2010102500055 "It wasn't a singular, coherent movement on display as much as a rollicking expanse of nano-movements. Recycling enthusiasts mingled with D.C. voting rights a...
by rschaffer8
Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: News
Topic: ITER Newsline Mention of Pollywell
Replies: 85
Views: 12154

Tom: Thanks for filling in some of the details.
by rschaffer8
Mon Oct 25, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: ITER Newsline Mention of Pollywell
Replies: 85
Views: 12154

ITER Newsline Mention of Pollywell

http://www.iter.org/newsline/151/468 Penthouse founder had invested his fortune in fusion -Robert Arnoux << return to Newsline #151 Fusion History Bob Guccione (here pictured in Life Magazine in 1983) was probably the world's biggest and most committed private investor in fusion technology. It is es...
by rschaffer8
Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Favorable Comments made by ONR on Polywell Fusion
Replies: 61
Views: 14763

Favorable Comments made by ONR on Polywell Fusion

The American Society of Naval Engineers held a symposium on "Engineering the Total Ship" on July 14 and 15. The session titled “Technology for the Future Navy” was moderated by Dr. John Pazik, Director, Ship Systems and Engineering Division, Office of Naval Research. I was not in attendanc...
by rschaffer8
Sun Jun 13, 2010 12:03 am
Forum: News
Topic: Polywell FoI: grounds for appeal:
Replies: 150
Views: 25071

Apart from that, Why would anyone think that Barack and Co. give a care what the constitutional requirements are? They wouldn't even submit a real birth certificate to establish legitimacy. Every other constitutional thing is inconsequential. Read this guy's take on the constitutional issue. http:/...
by rschaffer8
Sat Apr 17, 2010 1:20 am
Forum: News
Topic: Polywell FoI: grounds for appeal:
Replies: 150
Views: 25071

Aero is right - this discussion is way off course, but what the heck, it's finally a topic that I am qualified to address. The point I was trying to make is that there is an important distinction here. The LPD 17 from a naval architectural stand point is a well designed ship. Unfortunately, it was p...

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