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Old 12-16-2016, 02:17 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Ok, I get what this forum is. No interest in looking at facts, just contempt prior to investigation.

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Old 12-16-2016, 02:23 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Ok, I get what this forum is. No interest in looking at facts, just contempt prior to investigation.
Most people just post links to their press releases. You did not need to post the press release itself.

Successful presentations of dubious claims do not involve appeals to authority or whining.
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Old 12-16-2016, 02:25 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I tried to post the link but it wouldn't let me because I am too new to this forum.
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Old 12-16-2016, 02:44 PM   #14 (permalink)
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We all struggle with vBulletin's limitations. I'd like to be able to sort pictures in my albums.

I couldn't finish the 2 hour video. The 'replica, not model' sitting on the table represents only the top half of the mechanism on the slide. If passing megawatts of power though something the size of a softball isn't 100% efficient, it would melt the table it's sitting on.

The Scientific American article, OTOH, delves into hydrinos and similar efforts like Rossi's E-Cat and Sun Catalytics.
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Old 12-16-2016, 03:08 PM   #15 (permalink)
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The demo day videos are way too long. If you are interested, watch the videos on the BrLP videos page of the Suncell in operation. Too much power is a problem, if you scroll down you will see what it did to the molybdenum-lined cell. Molybdenum has a melting point of 2,623°C. The tungsten electrodes also melted (melting point 3414°C) and have now been replaced with intersecting jets of molten silver. Actually they vaporized. There's still more engineering to do.
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Old 12-16-2016, 05:58 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Ok, I get what this forum is. No interest in looking at facts, just contempt prior to investigation.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.

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Anything Wikipedia should be taken with a grain of salt, in my opinion.
Definitely.
Actually you should take everything you ever took for granted with a grain of salt:
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com...ieve-in-facts/
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Why generate heat (required to produce a plasma), then convert the light from that into electricity using PV (which is generally less than 20% efficient)?

Not any chance at all that this is efficient, brilliant, or anything else but a waste of time.
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Old 12-16-2016, 06:29 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Sounds like a scam, even more worthless than those HHO generators.
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Old 12-16-2016, 06:31 PM   #20 (permalink)
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The plasma is produced to enable the process, not as a result of. Despite the high temperature most of the energy from the reaction is primarily in the form of light in UV spectrum. They plan on using concentrating triple-junction PV running at 2000 suns which are about 40% efficient. There will still be a lot of waste heat.

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