This entry was posted on February 4, 2013 at 11:49 am and is filed under Scientific. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
21 Responses to “Turns out LENR is pathological science”
“Even though we do not know the specific cost of the LENR itself, we assumed a cost of jet fuel at $4/gallon and weight based aircraft cost. We were able to calculate cost per mile for the LENR equipped aircraft compared to a conventional aircraft (Figure 3.2). Looking at the plots, one could select a point where the projected cost per mile is 33% less than a conventionally powered aircraft.”
3.0 LENR Requirements Analysis …pg 24
Figure 3.1 – Potential Heat Engines for LENR Systems ..pg 25
Figure 3.2 – Parametric LENR and Heat Engine Performance Parameters …pg 25
6.2.3 Low Energy Nuclear Reactor Technologies …pg 82
Table 6.3 – LENR Technologies Success Criteria …pg 86
Also pgs 15, 18, 19, 20, and 21.
These are 39 of the folks who have been involved in this since May, 2011.
Bradley, Marty (Boeing)
Daggett, David (Boeing)
Hoisington, Zachary (Boeing)
Kirby, Michelle (GT)
Murrow, Kurt (GE)
Ran, Hongjun (GT)
Nam, Teawoo (GT)
Tai, Jimmy (GT)
Hammel, Jeff (GE)
Perullo, Chris (GT)
Guynn, Mark (NASA)
Olson, Erik (NASA)
Leavitt, Larry (NASA)
Allen, Timothy (Boeing)
Cotes, Dwaine (Boeing)
Guo, Yueping (Boeing)
Foist, Brian (Boeing)
Rawdon, Blaine (Boeing)
Wakayama, Sean (Boeing)
Dallara, Emily (Boeing)
Kowalski, Ed (Boeing)
Wat, Joe (Boeing)
Robbana, Ismail (Boeing)
Barmichev, Sergey (Boeing)
Fink, Larry (Boeing)
Sankrithi, Mithra (Boeing)
White, Edward (Boeing)
Gowda, Srini (GE)
Brown, Gerald (NASA)
Wahls, Richard (NASA)
Wells, Doug (NASA)
Jeffries, Rhett (FAA)
Felder, James (NASA)
Schetz, Joe (VT)
Burley, Casey (NASA)
Sequiera, Christopher (FAA)
Martin, John (NASA)
Kapania, Rakesh (VT)
Maybe you could ask someone to interview a few of these guys… see what they have to say about the emerging LENR technology (popularly known as cold fusion).
I had the impression that last year’s course was unofficial, maybe because it didn’t get any publicity. It certainly looks like this one is official, though.
“Be aware that attending this course could damage your career” (may not have got the words exact) is an interesting way to introduce a course. Could also be, of course, that once the Wiki has caught up with the last couple of decades’ work, that it will be a very much sought-after qualification.
I am looking forward to people realizing that Wikipedia is very conservative and is great for widely accepted facts, like the capital of Estonia, but for anything new or edgy, it is positively useless. I currently follow several edgy matters, including but not limited to near death experiences and the revolution in diet. I have never actually looked in Wikipedia about any of those edgy matters. I am hoping that the emergence of LENR will teach people to be a little more open minded and to think things through themselves.
Roger, “I am hoping that the emergence of LENR will teach people to be a little more open minded and to think things through themselves.”
I’m betting that early in the LENR revolution there will be a revisiting of many issues. I suspect that the fact that the almighty “science” will have proven to be wrong will cause a revisiting.
I also suspect that it won’t be long before we discover that the vast majority of scientific opinion is actually correct. It won’t take long, I think, for science to reestablish itself as the great guru of all knowlege.
Everyone is an instrument in a symphony
Each playing notes
Each ringing true
At first and then less often…
Yet strongly sustained!
Leaving us curious…
When it is heard the composition is magnificent!
Through keen observation over time
In the instrumentalists and their orchestration…
This certainly heartens
As it has in our friend
Thanks for everything
–gbgoble2012 In Honor of Martin Fleischmann
“Please watch this twice… realize you are witnessing something beyond our present comprehension. During your second viewing, notice everyone says WOW and aahhh at the correct moment,,, Warsaw Science Fair – I love you! SHARE” gbgoble2012
The magnetic sled is supercooled by LENR… the track is stationary magnets requiring no power.
Create a vacume evacuated tube, within it the track, magnetic powered propulsion… Launch payload. Every coupla’ hours… hmmm…
The boy and girl in the foreground of the picture above…
The intensity of their concentration and delight. They may be pondering… imagining future travel will be very different.
Yet the intensity of missing someone will never change, for this I am glad. My heart sings out with the strength of your discomfort, may it grow with the love you have for each other… may it never end. Being able to feel so deeply is the greatest gift we share.
Thank You… for the loving works you do, we love you!
Once again in wonder, a child whistles a refrain while sitting under a tree. Above him a bird tilts it’s head and joyfully warbles a response.
On a distant mountain, a youth walks alone to the sacred peak. Arriving reflective of humanity life and wondering a part to play.
A vision unfolds of all that has been and that which can be.
Returns walking a path dedicated to the best for all throughout time.
Elsewhere, an elder brings to fruition a dream that’s taken a lifetime. Another one watches and inspiration blossoms deep within.
Roger, missing those who are dear to us is truly an expression of love. Sometimes love hurts.
The invention that truly reduces the impact of such a move was that of Alexander Graham Bell. The internet (invented by Al Gore I hear) does quite a job itself.
Travel costs will be reduced by LENR, but not all that much. There’s still the cost of the plane, the mechanical support, the flight crew, airport workers… Flying will not be free just because the fuel is free.
Have a good vacation, Bruce. I hope you can manage to get to see Defkalion, but if you’re shown anything it’ll probably be under NDA. Your opinions of how far they’ve got in getting a reliable system will be appreciated.