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by Paul_Schatzkin
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Philo T Farnsworth Archive
Topic: Richard Hull's Attic
Replies: 18
Views: 5533

Re: "Revese Polarity"

Richard, I'm going to go back to your post from yesterday, because something fundamental is still unclear to me. No counts on neutron counter until polarity reversal. That's one incredibly loaded short sentence that demands further elaboration. For starters: can you articulate what Farnsworth though...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Philo T Farnsworth Archive
Topic: Richard Hull's Attic
Replies: 18
Views: 5533

Re: Richard Hull's Attic

These photos are fantastic, Richard. It's really cool to see the very first iterations of the fusor, those bell jar versions. But also sorta confounding to hear that they didn't produce any of fusion. I would like to hear more about the transition from the "electron / multipaction / virtual cathode ...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Skipping Right To The Hard Part: HB11 and Direct Conversion:
Replies: 1
Views: 1039

Skipping Right To The Hard Part: HB11 and Direct Conversion:

No speculation here! Radical hydrogen-boron reactor leapfrogs current nuclear fusion tech https://newatlas.com/energy/hb11-hydrogen-boron-fusion-clean-energy/ Dr McKenzie won't however, be drawn on how long it'll be before the hydrogen-boron reactor is a commercial reality. "The timeline question is...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Philo T Farnsworth Archive
Topic: Richard Hull's Attic
Replies: 18
Views: 5533

Re: Richard Hull's Attic

Richard has already posted several things in different sections from the work he did in the late 90s and early 'aughts, at some point we might want to find those posts and begin to gather them here, too.
by Paul_Schatzkin
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Philo T Farnsworth Archive
Topic: Finding The Trailhead
Replies: 4
Views: 1312

Finding The Trailhead

waterstar_300-624x421.jpg Trailhead : [ treyl-hed ] noun: the point where a trail starts. Waterstar : [ waw-ter + stahr ] noun: a miniature, synthetic star produced by the fusing of atomic parrticles distilled from water. A couple of days ago, Richard Hull, the True Guardian of All Things Fusor, in...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Plasma "Rockets" in the UK
Replies: 2
Views: 2926

Plasma "Rockets" in the UK

Did anybody else see this item that went by yesterday? https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1240294/science-news-mars-space-travel-nuclear-fusion-plasma-brexit-space-sector-made-in-chelsea Headline: Brits build plasma-powered 100,000 MPH rocket engine halving Mars travel time Money quote: " ...Pul...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: The endless quest for safe, easy accessible energy.
Replies: 3
Views: 1087

Re: The endless quest for safe, easy accessible energy.

So that this post does not seem entirely out of the blue, I am going to add a bit of context. I got into a bit of a dust-up over the weekend with a "Facebook friend" (actually somebody I know and respect greatly here In The Real World) about some of mythology that has formed around the legacy of one...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Annual Fundraiser: Let's Try This Again
Replies: 6
Views: 2479

Re: Annual Fundraiser: Let's Try This Again

However they're getting there, several contributions came in this morning.

Thanks to all.

--P
by Paul_Schatzkin
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Annual Fundraiser: Let's Try This Again
Replies: 6
Views: 2479

Re: Annual Fundraiser: Let's Try This Again

Try the button on the Fusor.net front page.

😡
by Paul_Schatzkin
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Annual Fundraiser: Let's Try This Again
Replies: 6
Views: 2479

Re: Annual Fundraiser: Let's Try This Again

Yeah, that’s my “shell company” on Paypal. Should also say Fusor.net

—PS