Any News about Polywell ?

Point out news stories, on the net or in mainstream media, related to polywell fusion.

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Postby zapkitty » Sat Jul 10, 2010 9:08 pm

sd_matt wrote:To sum it up. If we hear nothing and can't account for the EMC2 staff and then other countries start their own PWRs then high chance it works.


... other countries have already started their own pressurised water reactors... :D

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Postby D Tibbets » Sun Jul 11, 2010 1:52 am

zapkitty wrote:
sd_matt wrote:To sum it up. If we hear nothing and can't account for the EMC2 staff and then other countries start their own PWRs then high chance it works.


... other countries have already started their own pressurised water reactors... :D


Which brings up another off topic item. A while ago there was a thread trying to decide on a good name other than Polywell. There were some amusing answers, and perhaps the ID I liked best was BFR for Bussard Fusion Reactor, though some wanted to avoid any works that hinted at radiation or nuclear reactors to make it more friendly towards the lay public.

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Postby icarus » Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:10 am

The "People Friendly Reactor" ?

oh hang on they'll freak out when they hear the word 'reactor' ... better make it an 'innovative' or 'sustainable' something or rather ...

"People Friendly Energenerator" (PFE)

or for a more commie slant

"The Earth People's Sustainable Innovative Energy Machine" (TEPISEM)

(IMHO: Treat people like idiots and they'll behave like idiots. It is well past time people grew up about radiation and got educated instead of freaked out by greenie rantings.)

it is a polywell nuclear fusion reactor (PNFR) ... if it works as advertised.

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Postby DeltaV » Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:42 am

It's already being called the "Bussard Reactor" by CNN:
http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/06/24/new.yo ... ear.hobby/

Personally, I'm leaning towards "Bussard's Extremely Energetic Reactor" (BEER) or "Bussard's Excellent Aneutronic Reactor" (BEAR). <burp>

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Postby Skipjack » Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:44 am

I am for Bussard Fusion Reactor. It is a solid name and it give honor to Dr. Bussard who unfortunately did not live to see his invention come to life :(
If it really works out, this is the right name.

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Postby KitemanSA » Sun Jul 11, 2010 2:54 pm

DeltaV wrote: Personally, I'm leaning towards "Bussard's Extremely Energetic Reactor" (BEER) or "Bussard's Excellent Aneutronic Reactor" (BEAR). <burp>
Bussard micro Reactor, Polywell; BuR,P <burp> ???
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Postby sd_matt » Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:40 pm

I like Polywell.

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Postby DeltaV » Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:56 pm

KitemanSA wrote:
DeltaV wrote: Personally, I'm leaning towards "Bussard's Extremely Energetic Reactor" (BEER) or "Bussard's Excellent Aneutronic Reactor" (BEAR). <burp>
Bussard micro Reactor, Ploywell; BuR,P <burp> ???

BEER. The BEAR is still on the barbecue.

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Postby ladajo » Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:22 pm

How about AGEE?
Advanced Gaseous Electrostatic Energy

That is how they were keeping it low profile in the funding trail. Another slick move, guaranteed not to show in any normal searches.

If AGEE doesn't stick, I'll vote for BEER. Hmmm, don't mind if I do <burb>...

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Postby MSimon » Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:17 am

Wait a minute: wouldn't that make you a sub<burb>? Well I was never too good at spelling. ;-)
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Postby ladajo » Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:59 pm

I meant "burble", you know, the sound you make when happy...

:wink:

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Postby ladajo » Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:41 pm

30 July is next update for sure...

from recovery.gov;

The reporting cycle for Quarter 2, 2010 (April 1 - June 30) began on July 1 and will run through July 20. Reports received after July 14 will be marked as late. Quarter 2 data will be posted on Recovery.gov on July 30.

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Postby ladajo » Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:59 am

Found another funny thing today, EMC2 got gigged for the feb-sep 2009 cycle for significant reporting errors in the recovery.gov report submission.

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Postby MSimon » Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:11 am

ladajo wrote:Found another funny thing today, EMC2 got gigged for the feb-sep 2009 cycle for significant reporting errors in the recovery.gov report submission.


Details?
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