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Re: Anti-Gravity FTs Coming To A Store Near You

From: Larry Hatch <larry.nul>
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2002 11:51:19 -0800
Archived: Wed, 06 Nov 2002 12:26:01 -0400
Subject: Re: Anti-Gravity FTs Coming To A Store Near You


>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 19:13:42 -0400
>Subject: Re: Anti-Gravity FTs Coming To A Store Near You

>>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 08:36:40 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Anti-Gravity FTs Coming To A Store Near You

>>>From: Chris Whitlock <cjwhit.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 00:28:47 +0000 (GMT)
>>>Subject: Anti-Gravity FTs Coming To A Store Near You

>><snip>

>>>Anti-Gravity flying triangles coming soon to a store near you!
>>>The primary means of lift is ion propulsion. High energy
>>>ions are ejected from the bottom of the craft which interact
>>>with surrounding air molecules to produce thrust

>><snip>

>>First I've heard that the electrostatic lift demonstrated by
>>experimenter Townsend Brown is caused by "ions ejected". This
>>could be demonstrated as untrue by enclosing the entire flying
>>triangle in a very thin polyethylene bag, which would prevent
>>downwards ejection of ions, and as long as the bag is very
>>light, the unit should still lift off.

>>Charging a capacitor, once the charging is complete, does not
>>result in a stream of ions. If it did, an air or vacuum
>>dielectric capacitor would not be able to hold a charge, and air
>>or vacuum capacitors can hold charge.

>>The phrase "interact with surrounding aire molecules to produce
>>thrust" phrase shows that someone is unaware of how even the
>>conventional rocket works. Ejecting matter at high speed
>>requires no interaction with anything to produce thrust.

>>These claims smack of more disinformation, to prevent the public
>>from understanding that this is genuinely revolutionary
>>technology, and not some sort of 'ion rocket'.

>Hi Eleanor,

>You are right. However I believe this technology might have more
>to do with ion wind and/or eddy current interaction between the
>wire and the tinfoil fence. The interaction creates the
>reaction.

>But the whole thing is bogus unless it can lift its own power
>source. So far, that's not the case.

Hello Don, Eleanor:

Does somebody have the URL for the manufacturers of this new
little flying triangle?

Then we can see what is and is not being marketed.

I strongly doubt that some new and revolutionary physics is
being done for a small price at a store near you. There is a
Nobel Prize waiting for the first team to find a useful new
propulsive force, one that will penetrate a thin plastic bag
that is.


Best wishes

- Larry Hatch

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