Polywell article wins an award ...

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Polywell article wins an award ...

Post by Tom Ligon »

Hey, if you don't toot your own horn ... :D

The January 2008 Analog carried my "World's Simplest Fusion Reactor Revisited" article. The readers poll results have now been posted, and the readers voted it fact article for the year. The preceeding article, "The World's Simplest Fusion Reactor" won the same award for 1998.

http://www.locusmag.com/News/2009/04/as ... wards.html

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Post by chrismb »

Well done, Tom! You've done a great deal to widen the appeal, appreciation and amateur knowledge base of fusors and IEC systems, and the honour is deserved.

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Post by rnebel »

Congratulations Tom. It's well earned.

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Post by Jccarlton »

Congratulations, Tom. It was a good article and deserves the award.

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Post by KitemanSA »

Looking for an update to your original article is what lead me to Polywell and to here in the first place. Thank you.

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Well done and thank you...

Post by dnavas »

... and good luck with the next one!
I have both your Polywell articles (one from subscr, one not).

This will make an interesting longer story at some point, regardless of success or not (I'm reading Jaoa's VSL book right now, so, you probably have a future audience of at least one :)).


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Post by JohnP »

Good going, Tom. Congratulations.

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Re: Polywell article wins an award ...

Post by djolds1 »

Kudos! :)
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Post by PolyGirl »


You have the right and deserve to blow your trumpet once in awhile. Because it allows others like us to say "Congratulations on your achievement".

Congratulations from down under.

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Post by choff »

Congratulations Tom, maybe someday in the future you'll get to follow up with "The Worlds Simplest Net Gain Fusion Reactor and How To Build It!"

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Post by Roger »

Tom, thats very cool, do you get a trophy of plaque?

A very nice award sir, major congrats.
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Post by Solo »

Way to go, Tom! :D

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Post by MSimon »


As you know I gave you my kudos in an e-mail yesterday. But let me add my public congrats!

Let me add that I am glad you tooted your own horn. We don't see enough of you around here.
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Post by bcolias »

Good job!

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Post by MSimon »

I forgot to mention that I blogged it:

http://iecfusiontech.blogspot.com/2009/ ... ywell.html

On Saturday.
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