Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Discuss funding sources for polywell research, including the non-profit EMC2 Fusion Development Corporation, as well as any other relevant research efforts.

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rjaypeters
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Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Postby rjaypeters » Sun May 19, 2013 12:33 am

These people:

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

might not be interested, but an introduction to EMC2 (and others we can think of) might be interesting.

http://arnoldfoundation.org/front

I read this article:

"The New Science of Giving = A young Houston couple is planning to give away $4 billion—but only to projects that prove they are worth it. Can they redefine the world of philanthropy?"

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/the-new-s ... 47170.html
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hanelyp
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Re: Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Postby hanelyp » Sun May 19, 2013 3:06 am

Bringing abundant, affordable, clean energy to the world sounds worthy to me.
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mattman
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Re: Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Postby mattman » Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:03 pm

This guy made his fortune selling Natural Gas.

If the polywell works, it will hurt the gas market.

I do not think they would fund this.

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Re: Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Postby KitemanSA » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:43 pm

They might if they thought they had a chance to get in on the ground floor. Sometimes being intimately tied into the R&D group has its advantages. You don't REALLY think the Gates Foundation is altruistic, do you?


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