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Old 10-24-2011, 03:50 PM   #21
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Shhhhhhh.

For years, I've been powering my house with it, for free.

The trick is in the receiver.
Hey, it's been done. I remember reading about a guy who was getting a lot of "free" energy through inductive coupling to nearby high tension lines via a fairly complex setup. He wound up being prosecuted despite the fact that all his equipment was on his own property and he never touched the power company's equipment.
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Old 10-24-2011, 05:45 PM   #22
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Hey, it's been done...........
I think that was Nords. I have heard that he has some weird panel thingy on his roof that sucks power from outer space.
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Hey, it's been done. I remember reading about a guy who was getting a lot of "free" energy through inductive coupling to nearby high tension lines via a fairly complex setup. He wound up being prosecuted despite the fact that all his equipment was on his own property and he never touched the power company's equipment.
Of course the first problem is that he had to live close enough to a transmission tower to be able to exploit the inductive coupling. My Dad (a Westinghouse electrical engineer) used to tell the horror stories about routing high-voltage power lines to avoid just those types of situations.

Considering what the power company could have done to sabotage his equipment, I'd say prosecution was a pretty tame approach.

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I think that was Nords. I have heard that he has some weird panel thingy on his roof that sucks power from outer space.
Shhhh-- if you tell people how the secret photon interceptor works then everyone will want to have one!!
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Here is a new development in quantum computing. Some scientists have constructed a solid state 2 qubit QC that can output computations to a separate register for memory and readout. Looks to potentially be scaleable. And the qubits last a whole 400 nanoseconds (but luckily it only takes 30n to make a computation). They will be cracking our bank accounts in no time.
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A faster-than-light particle is a tachyon, which means that the muon neutrino could arrive before it was sent.
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"We don't allow your kind in here," the bartender said. A muon neutrino walks into a bar.
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Look. Nobody tell me the ending - I'm only halfway thru the book - 'How the Hippies Saved Physics' by that MIT prof.

Faster than light and muti dimension stuff is ho hum to those guys.

I still need to get to the 80's and 90's yet.



heh heh heh - yeh yeh yeh we're going into game 7 of The World Series and I'm reading a stupid book. . I wonder if the grand opening (if it occurs) of the demo plant will be as exciting.
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Second experiment indicates faster-than-light particles - The Washington Post
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Look. Nobody tell me the ending - I'm only halfway thru the book - 'How the Hippies Saved Physics' by that MIT prof.
The important question is, is the book good? I like physics books and will order it from the library if it is entertaining.
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