Using atmosphere as propellant

Discuss the technical details of an "open source" community-driven design of a polywell reactor.

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Postby MSimon » Wed Jul 07, 2010 3:03 pm

The entire scheme sounds like some of the perpetual motion machines the US patent office gets plans for 10 times a day.

Actually the physics is rather solid and comes out of both Maxwell and quantum mechanics. What is lacking is SOLID experimental proof.

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Postby Aero » Thu Jul 08, 2010 1:16 am

Hmm - wikipedia gives quite different stats by half.
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