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by Paul_Schatzkin
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: dynamic fusor patent, Salvatore Pais
Replies: 12
Views: 373

Patents Make Headlines...

...but often for all the wrong reasons. I think this whole story – it's publication, the reactions to it – reflect a) the culture's hunger for this kind of energy and b) the media's total lack of judgement regarding news of the subject. That began basically in 1989 with the feeding frenzy over "Cold...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: dynamic fusor patent, Salvatore Pais
Replies: 12
Views: 373

Re: dynamic fusor patent, Salvatore Pais

Glad you guys share my sentiments about magnets. I’ve heard that line about jello and rubber bands before. May have to use it...

—PS
by Paul_Schatzkin
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: dynamic fusor patent, Salvatore Pais
Replies: 12
Views: 373

Re: dynamic fusor patent, Salvatore Pais

More magnets.

They’ll never learn.

—PS
by Paul_Schatzkin
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: The Point of Origin: Santa Cruz, 1973
Replies: 0
Views: 217

The Point of Origin: Santa Cruz, 1973

As Richard Hull mentioned elsewhere, I gave a little talk Saturday night at HEAS recounting the origins my history with Philo Farnsworth and fusion, the moment in 1973 that led eventually to the inception of this website. I just posted the text with some pertinent illustrations to my personal websit...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Notes from Fusor.net Meeting at HEAS
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Re: Notes from Fusor.net Meeting at HEAS

Re: "Everybody misses Carl Willis" At the meeting, or is there more I am not aware of? I think Richard answered the question. Carl's name came up when we were discussing some of the history of the site and the people who have come and gone. Tyler Christiansen, Ryan Edgar and some other names I can'...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Notes from Fusor.net Meeting at HEAS
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Notes from Fusor.net Meeting at HEAS

About a dozen people, old faces and new ones alike, gathered in Richard Hull's lab this past Saturday afternoon during the HEAS event to discuss the past, present and future of this site. The general consensus is that things are running pretty smoothly other than the glitches that arose when we migr...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Books & References
Topic: The "Hull Collection," several books recommended by Richard over the last decade-and-a-half.
Replies: 5
Views: 1686

Re: The "Hull Collection," several books recommended by Richard over the last decade-and-a-half.

When we meet at HEAS to discuss the website, we’re going to find a way to restore of the resources that we have on the front page of the old site. A link to these books will be a good thing to add. Thanks for listing them.
by Paul_Schatzkin
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: new registration fails
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: new registration fails

OK, that's a better policy.

We'll see if "Seabird007" ever appears again...

--PS
by Paul_Schatzkin
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: Video of early Soviet fusion efforts. Rare footage
Replies: 7
Views: 747

Re: Video of early Soviet fusion efforts. Rare footage

"Tokamak" -- Russian for "gigantic swirling donut"

--PS
by Paul_Schatzkin
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: new registration fails
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: new registration fails

Seabird007 is gone

--PS