Cancer researcher burns salt water with radio waves

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  1. Draven

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    http://green.yahoo.com/index.php?q=node/1570
    Wow. That's just cool.
     
  2. Vector Sigma

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    Saw this a while back, cool stuff. I'd be interested to see the developement of this, but I believe any practical use is a long long way off..
     
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    Can't wait to see how long the big boys take to silence this one.
     
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    Considering this has actually been reported its unlikely to be bought up and silenced, especially given the developemnt time and costs to get it to be viable technology for anything. The oil companys and other interests buy up the things you never hear of and silence them, and you never really hear of it due to the fact it's been hushed up. As this has been reported now, and when I read about it some months before, I don;t think theres much high level interest right now.

    Besides, the aliens/nwo/meteor will have taken over/destroyed the planet long before this is a usuable techonolgy, and we all know that the real reason the big guys haven't done anything about it ;) ...
     
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    Thats pretty cool.
     
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    I thought I saw this a while ago. If they get funding it will be interesting to see how much energy they get out compared to how much it takes to power the RF generator.
     
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    There was an entire thread about this a while back that turned into a huge debate where math had to be busted out to prove it was wildly inefficient as a power source.
     
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    ^ Seconded

    While interesting, its pretty much useless.
     
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    Right now, sure. But the possibilities are too staggering to not pursue the development of the technology.
     
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    We can't let this info get to the pirates
     
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    ^ I only came into this thread to post that.
     
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    I'd be nervous if I lived on an island nation surrounded by this highly flammable substance.
     
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    I still don't see what makes this any better than regular electrolysis. Anybody with a 9 volt battery can create flammable oxygen and hydrogen - does this just split the molecules faster?
     
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    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    electrolysis requires processed liquids. this uses a natural resource that is abundant and easily available.
     
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    So my 9 volt battery won't work on sea water?

    EDIT: I see what you mean, sea water isn't good for commercial electrolysis.
     
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  17. lildevilchick

    lildevilchick what the doctor ordered

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    Wow. That's just cool. I want a salt water-powered car O__O
     
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    *cough*thisisaduplicatethread*cough*
     
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