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From: "Dirk Bruere"
Subject: Re: High Voltage Power Source from Monitor Third Attempt
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 22:32:39 -0000
Reply-To: "Dirk Bruere"
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"Gibbo" wrote in message
> >> >> Remeber one thing my friend. Anything with name "naudin" in it will
> >> >full of
> >> >> bullshit
> >> >>
> >> >Not so.
> >> >He is at least someone who does experiments.
> >> >Lifters actually do lift.
> >> >
> >> >Dirk
> >> >
> >> Yes, but Naudin thinks it's anti gravity and actually promotes it as
> >> *is* bullshit.
> >Which is a trivial flaw compared to the experimental results he is
> >Do you dismiss experimental data if the guy who gets it has a theory you
> >think is wrong?
> >It's like the BS one gets in the physics NGs from 'real' physicists
> >antigravity is mentioned - it's always dismissive and mostly beside the
> >point. The question is almost always about some force that would *act*
> >antigravity. The anally retentive bullshitters on the NGs will rubbish
> >naive question about 'antigravity' and then swallow whole the
> >line on 'dark energy' or 'quintessence' - which behaves just like...
> >It's the Pharisee position - answering to the letter of the law and
> >ignoring the spirit.
> You surprise me. That's a ridiculous argument. There is NOTHING clever,
> spectacular, inventive or even new about anything he is doing.
But there is something *necessary* about what he's doing.
He is testing 'crank' ideas instead of dismissing them out of hand.
In the case of the lifter it's a reinvention of the ionocraft. However,
given that work on that is getting on for 50 yrs old it may be that
technology has moved to the point where it may be a viable concept for
Care to 'prove' that a lifter/ionocraft can never carry its own PSU?
Or do you think (as I do) that its something so complex that only experiment
will provide a definitive answer?
If Naudin et al manage to get a lifter to carry its own PSU they will have e
rned themselves a small footnote in the history of aviation even it it does
not turn out to have practical applications.
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