One of the major problems our society has is that social rules do not acknowledge the reality of what human beings are, a mammal, a primate, that sexually reproduces and has all the drives that served to make us a successful species which evolved over millions of years to the point where we’ve now changed… (read more)
I just discovered Talk-Polywell forum. Good to see that there is enough interest in the subject to actually sustain a forum. Now if we could just find someone with a spare 200 million to build the power reactor.
For those of you following the development of the Bussard Polywell Fusion reactor, I’ve got some information that I’ve managed to glean from various sources. I don’t really know with any certainty which source is the original authoritative source since they all seem to be quoting each other, but the word is that WB7 after… (read more)
Television has conditioned the American Public to be unable to grasp anything that is more complex than what can be represented in a 15-second sound bite. This in and of itself is tragic because simple solutions do not usually work for complex problems and many of the issues we face today are complex. Global warming… (read more)
I’m going to ask very nicely that you please read this through and consider it carefully because I know what I’ve got to say here is not going to be popular on the surface and the knee-jerk reaction, if you don’t really take the time to understand it, is going to be to reject it…. (read more)
If we’re going to stand a chance at having a future; we need a serious change in direction. I don’t believe McCain is going to do anything good for this country. The war that is breaking us will continue, he clearly doesn’t know anything about economics and our economy is in desperate need of help,… (read more)
A couple of things I failed to mention recently with respect to solar panels and their efficiencies. Polycrystalline solar cells basically “leak” at the crystal boundaries. That is to say, electrons and holes recombine at the edges of the crystal without going through an external circuit, and it is this that causes these panels to… (read more)