Category Archives: Science Bits

Interesting tech & toys

Potential ebola cure – HIV Anti-viral drug

There is a potential cure for Ebola using the HIV antiviroal drug heptovir, or lamivudine. Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on LENR, Vibrations, Chrystals, Phonons, and Quantum Mechanics

Some thoughts on a Quantum Mechanical basis for LENR predictions, and some ideas on how to make a small scale LENR reactor that ought to work. Continue reading

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Lunar Months, Tides; for Vukcevic

Answering a question from Vukcevic per lunar months and tides, plus some links and background on lunar cycles and influences. Continue reading

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LENR Year Of Answers?

Some recent news makes this look like the year where we are likely to finally get an answer on “does it work or not?” for Cold Fusion / LENR power systems. A couple of players have said they will be commercialized in 2014. One can only watch and hope. Continue reading

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CO2 does not Black Body Radiation make

CO2 does not do “black body” radiation and the general assumption that it does radiate IR in that way is simply wrong. It would rather heat up than radiate, so drives convection rather than “back radiation”. So much for “settled science”. Continue reading

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