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by Stoney3K
Wed Sep 02, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Awareness
Topic: stuff a polywell reactor in a game? (or dictionary)
Replies: 17
Views: 14483

Tell your favorite sci-fi writer about it. I have a short story I plan on mentioning them in passing in, the way I do things it'll take a while to get it written though. Sci-fi is important though, and if you start getting people in the genre to use it as a power source, it'll attract attention, ju...
by Stoney3K
Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Implications
Topic: Cheap Clean Abundant Power: Secondary Implications
Replies: 20
Views: 27660

More directed lighting (possible with today's LED systems) on key areas and more soft-toned, 'frosted' lighting on general public areas might be the best way to go here. Daylight doesn't have a lot of shadows, because it's been diffused by the Earth's atmosphere, as opposed to hard sunlight. We're m...
by Stoney3K
Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:26 pm
Forum: Implications
Topic: Water versus Energy
Replies: 24
Views: 26205

Given that there is an abundance of power (e.g. Polywell), the best course of action would be to install plants near the coastlines, especially near the West of Africa. The Polywell plant can do three things at once: Extract B11 fuel from the ocean water, convert it into drinking water, irrigate the...
by Stoney3K
Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: Design
Topic: Polywell 3D model
Replies: 18
Views: 10368

April 2011 may be for a continuous operation (100 milliwatt pB11 - WB-9) machine. Or that may come later. I suspect you mean MEGA watt there. A 100 mW machine wouldn't be much use, as it would run just over break-even. ;) Still, having April 2010 and 2011 as 'expected' milestones for working units ...