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by vernes
Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: What are the effects of E X B plasma drift in polywell?
Replies: 2
Views: 1634

Re: What are the effects of E X B plasma drift in polywell?

Art Carlson wrote:Might actually be interesting to look into it (although I suspect it won't be a large effect).


If this would be a movie, the camera would keep you on screen a bit longer and slightly zoom into your face to make the viewer remember this scene a bit better.
by vernes
Tue Jun 23, 2009 6:45 am
Forum: News
Topic: Set the controls for the heart of the Sun (dailymail.co.uk)
Replies: 5
Views: 2396

Set the controls for the heart of the Sun (dailymail.co.uk)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/moslive ... t-Sun.html
The downside? It'll take billions of pounds, and more than three decades, to find out.


comments anyone?
by vernes
Thu Jun 18, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: Awareness
Topic: stuff a polywell reactor in a game? (or dictionary)
Replies: 17
Views: 12411

polywell - noun ⋅ To reach the desired result with no or little downsides. "To pull a polywell" ⋅ Taking a ignored concept, previously regarded as a dead end. And expand upon it to reach the result which was concidered unreachable. "polywell the concept" &sdo...
by vernes
Thu Jun 18, 2009 12:35 pm
Forum: Awareness
Topic: stuff a polywell reactor in a game? (or dictionary)
Replies: 17
Views: 12411

and Fusion is the act of two Dragonball cartoon characters merging.

And Android is an mobile phone OS.

Which is why I said 'general' public.

What does the general public think fusion and android means?
Why?
by vernes
Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Awareness
Topic: stuff a polywell reactor in a game? (or dictionary)
Replies: 17
Views: 12411

I'm just wondering if the term 'polywell' could be absorbed into our everyday terminology by inserting it in games. like, warpdrive, it's a word almost verybody knows, even people who do not watch startrek. In the far future, we wil have cyborgs , androids , immortality and polywell . Make polywell ...
by vernes
Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: Design
Topic: Numerical Simulation of a Polywell
Replies: 41
Views: 17519

Is it weird to consider a polywell-simulation (how crude it may be) a very interesting screensaver?
by vernes
Tue Jun 16, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: dictum non grata
Replies: 0
Views: 725

dictum non grata

"cold fusion" this made me think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGJiLrG3fLY&feature=fvsr Even NASA tried to find out what caused the gravity flux some Russian scientist detected when rotating a supercooled disk. Turned out the tool was influenced by the magnetic field of the setup. I ...
by vernes
Tue May 26, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: Awareness
Topic: stuff a polywell reactor in a game? (or dictionary)
Replies: 17
Views: 12411

stuff a polywell reactor in a game? (or dictionary)

Just a random thought.
Can't we warm up some gamedesigner team to the polywell idea and have them insert it in a game?

*inserts 0.01*
by vernes
Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:07 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: Project 10 to the 100 (funding of 10 million by google)
Replies: 17
Views: 20808

it's time
by vernes
Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:44 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Competing Design?
Replies: 4
Views: 2053

Well, I enjoyed the artwork. :wink:
by vernes
Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: Awareness
Topic: BBC2 today 17 Februari "HORIZON"
Replies: 1
Views: 3494

no mentioning of the polywell reactor

This appears to be already mentioned here
Sorry about that.
by vernes
Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: Awareness
Topic: BBC2 today 17 Februari "HORIZON"
Replies: 1
Views: 3494

BBC2 today 17 Februari "HORIZON"

Just noticed it.
BBC2's "Horizons" is doing apiece called "Can we make a star on earth"

No idea if it will discuss the polywell.

It's on now (I know, I'm late with this)
by vernes
Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: The fourth estate = the fifth column
Replies: 79
Views: 17560

joedead wrote:Totally off-topic, but does anyone else here read xkcd?

http://xkcd.com/
ofcource!
But do you read dresdencodak?
http://www.dresdencodak.com/
by vernes
Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The fourth estate = the fifth column
Replies: 79
Views: 17560

kcdodd wrote:I don't think I want proof
kcdodd, could you check your private messages?
by vernes
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: Networking
Topic: Change.gov
Replies: 4
Views: 7926

Actually, I made that exact suggestion. I was able to because in the first few days of change.gov, they forgot to exclude countries outside the US. I was able to fill out all the formfields and select The Netherlands from the list. A few days later this was changed :P I'm not surpriced you can't fin...

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