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Hello Bill, and company! Pretty Geeky stuph. You have some of the weird ideas that I had over the years, glad to know I'm not the only "nut" out there. Enjoyed my visit!
Hardinsburg, KY USA - Sunday, December 31, 2000 at 11:13:59 (PST)
"Tesla, Master Of Lightning" brand new documentary on this exceptional genius. On PBS now airing nationwide. Check www.pbs.org/tesla for air dates in your cities. New footage acquired from Yugoslavia, Croatia, etc. The most up-to-date and fabulously produced special by producer/director Robert Uth with interviews with Margaret Cheney. You guys have got to see this. It's a 90 minute special. Airing all through December and into January 2001. MUST SEE. Check your cable guide.
Maggie Zinser <sambow8@aolcom>
Apple Valley, CA USA - Friday, December 29, 2000 at 18:57:35 (PST)
Waves is a great way of describing what I believe to be the truth about traffic. Horrible isn't it. I wonder what the answer is. Better education for drivers could be a start. Does anyone know why no two sets of car indicators seem to flash at the same frequency?
Luton, UK - Thursday, December 28, 2000 at 09:35:57 (PST)
This page sucks!! I'm lookinking for info on co2 you got none I want info on co2!!!
USA - Tuesday, December 26, 2000 at 07:39:28 (PST)
I need an idea for a 5th grade science project and your ideas are great that you have on this web site but they are a little advanced for me do you have any ideas or any sites to send me to remember that Im in 5th grade. thank you michael
bedford, tx USA - Monday, December 25, 2000 at 00:13:59 (PST)
I need ideas for a 5th grade science project your ideas are great but a little advanced do you have any ideas for me or good sites to send me to. thank you michael
bedford, tx USA - Monday, December 25, 2000 at 00:09:55 (PST)
this is my 3rd entry in the guest book about my electrostatic motor not working. I have spun the motor and turned on and off the television quickly and have seen sparks before and i think that it even tried to work one time but now i cant get it to do that again and im not able to swich to a metal cap for the bottle and it wont work any more and i know it is not the humitity.
bedford, tx USA - Monday, December 25, 2000 at 00:01:44 (PST)
I built the electrostatic motor powered by a television and it wont work I did everything right i think and i have been through the trubble shooting guide i need help fast!
bedford, tx USA - Saturday, December 23, 2000 at 13:58:40 (PST)
Make a fifty foot smoke ring then launch it and put people on it or trash
Mini me <iloveham@springmailcom>
USA - Friday, December 22, 2000 at 17:51:18 (PST)
I am looking for the lazer Diodes that burn CDs or will start a fire for caming. I sell high brightness white light LED for only $1.75 each 5mm 5600mcd
Paul R. Wilcoxson <whiteLEDs@aolcom>
Watervliet , MI USA - Thursday, December 21, 2000 at 09:00:57 (PST)
FYI...If you need an inexpensive way to measure temperature with a thermocouple, check out: www.rattraptechnologiescom P.S. watch out for those pesky phontonic phase inversions!
alan gilmore <profdiy@homenet>
baltimore, md USA - Wednesday, December 20, 2000 at 15:48:44 (PST)
PSYCHOLASERS. (In Russian only) __ 113 ___ Search: 113114+311113
Russia - Wednesday, December 20, 2000 at 10:54:53 (PST)
hey this site is pretty cool. If anyone can help me with my science project (it's about Ph levels in sour candy effecting plant and human health) please e-mail me about it!
like u care, IL USA - Wednesday, December 13, 2000 at 08:32:11 (PST)
Hey my sciencee teacher gave us this site just wanted to check it out
Temika <Little momma554>
miami, fl USA - Wednesday, December 13, 2000 at 03:24:15 (PST)
"Aliens who feed off of static electricity?" (Click the link to my "CC Aliens" page.)
Charlene Lipkus <mustafathemoose@yahoocom>
Buffalo, NY USA - Sunday, December 10, 2000 at 12:10:15 (PST)
researched Tesla, found you, am nearly dizzy, am not easily made so... only Jillian's Black Hole page has affected me so... thank you!
cincinnati, oh USA - Saturday, December 09, 2000 at 15:24:22 (PST)
I don't even want to think about Christmas. Last year my wife gave me a pound of electrons. I was shocked. I told her to return them. She charged that my attitude was revolting, and that she didn't understand my resistance to current trends in gift giving. I finally left her; too much static over Christmas.
USA - Thursday, December 07, 2000 at 05:01:09 (PST)
URGENT! I urge anyone who has a working gravity capacitor, propulsion device, or energy device to contact me or Dr. Steven M. Greer at http://www.cseti.org/. As you may know, he is organizing a MASSIVE presentation on technology and aliens. This pre sentation has more than 90 speakers ALL from government / military / physicists. We MUST present this technology while we have then chance.
Jay Rogozinsky <etjayr@homecom>
Edmonton, AB Canada - Thursday, December 07, 2000 at 01:11:03 (PST)
NEW TO THE GAME LATE AT NIGHT I THOUGHT WHAT DOSE THE NATURAL ORDER HAVE AS A CONSTANT. THEN I FIGURED IT TO BE VORTEXS AND STATIC FIELDS. LITTLE DID I KNOW OTHER PEOPLE HAD THESE IDEAS TOO. SOME DAY I WOULD LIKE TO SEE MY NAME IN A SCIENCE BOOK WITH A LBERT E. BACK TO THE LEARNING CURVE.
GERALD E TRACY <GETGER@AOL>
WESTFIELD, MA USA - Wednesday, December 06, 2000 at 17:05:01 (PST)
Hannah Taylor <Hannahoops>
Carmel, IN USA - Wednesday, December 06, 2000 at 10:14:10 (PST)
Hannah Taylor <Hannahoops>
Carmel, IN USA - Wednesday, December 06, 2000 at 10:12:01 (PST)
Ur site helped me sooo much with this major report im doing for school this is the best site i have found so far!
Bath, PA USA - Monday, December 04, 2000 at 17:21:18 (PST)
I was just wondering if you have ever tried to use helium in a patato launcher before..? becuase i have just built a potato launcher and have tested out all the differnet types of gases that were already used before...and im just not sure if its a good idea to use helium or not..oh well ill try it....thanks alot...your mini me scientist LOL
Aaron Radank <BlueWetWilly@aolcom>
Ocala, FL USA - Monday, December 04, 2000 at 15:46:35 (PST)
Are tesla coils suppose to burn down trees? Hope not, if they aren't I should throw mine out.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA - Sunday, December 03, 2000 at 11:56:42 (PST)
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Dear SCIENCE HOBBYIST, I came from non-practician on electronic, but I'm trying to. So I browse to the internet and I found the website very interesting. Heri Utomo Indonesia
Heri Utomo <heri_utomo@themailcom>
Surabaya, Indonesia - Friday, December 01, 2000 at 20:06:55 (PST)
Very useful ssite for generating interest in science ! University of Science and Technology- http://usteducationsnet
Ken Dadson <ust@alumnidirectorcom>
Princeton, NJ USA - Thursday, November 30, 2000 at 20:20:30 (PST)
Bill, you are providing a great service for those of us who like to research and experiment. I am glad that you have taken the time to make learning fun; compiling and posting hands on experiments and thought problems. You must have one understanding family! Thank you Bill.
Sean Bingham <cicind@prodigynet>
Columbus, Ga USA - Thursday, November 30, 2000 at 19:17:50 (PST)
I seem to have suddenly developed static sensitivity. I discovered this when I got zapped each time I opened my office door (Metal door knob) I thought it must have been something to do with my computer/monitor which sits on a metal desk. I had the desk grounded. Still no change. Then I realized that it had nothing to do with the computer. It was the chair I sit on. It must be something to do with the fabric. It seems that the amount of the discharge is greater and it even discharges when I touch somebody. It's quite unpleasant and I am wondering if it could be harmful to me in anyway. Others have tried my chair and environment, but do not build up static. Is there something unusual about me? Would appreciate your comments! Thanks Randhir David Sri Lanka
Colombo, Sri Lanka - Wednesday, November 29, 2000 at 23:46:19 (PST)
Hello, Just looking around.
Micah J. Kimbrough <sciencecenter@earthlinknet>
Harker Heights, TX USA - Wednesday, November 29, 2000 at 23:08:17 (PST)
Bill: My son Cliff is attempting to build your electrostatic motor for a science fair project. So far, we have not been able to get it to run. Does the gauge of the aluminum foil matter? Also, what is the minimum gauge wire to use? Thanks for the help. By the way, we have really enjoyed your web site. SUPER JOB!
Dave Simes <email@example.com>
Fl USA - Wednesday, November 29, 2000 at 18:24:05 (PST)
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STOGOR, UT USA - Tuesday, November 28, 2000 at 19:23:02 (PST)
A friend turned me on to a BBC Online article about your web site. After years of driving in Los Angeles traffic, I had come to many of the same conclusions about traffic. Your story about having to cut across multiple lanes was right in line with my thoughts about how slowing down to switch lanes or coming into a faster lane at a slower speed forces everyone behind you to slam on your brakes. It was my conclusion/theory that traffic jams could be largely abated by two forms of polite/proper driving. First, no unnecessary lane changes. People who constantly switch lanes to try to get into the faster one only create traffic behind them.
Second, keep a simple minimum following distance of two car-lengths, just like it said you should in the driving instruction manual. That allows anyone who needs to get over to do so without having to slow their lane down or force you to slam on your brakes.
Also, by going at slower speeds and maintaining a reasonable following distance, I realized that you can often respond to minor blips by easing up on the accelerator without having to hit your brakes. This means your ability to accelerate out of the slowing is faster because you are not having to switch from actively braking back to accelerating. In addition, you're actually using less gas and putting less strain on your transmission and brakes because your changes in speed are less drastic. Less gas and less strain on the brakes and transmission translate to... lower operating and maintenance costs.
I came up with two easy-to-remember rhymes...
If you want to go at speed, don't change lanes without a need. If you want to get right through, leave some space in front of you.
I'd never thought of putting up a web site, just figuring I'd do my best as an individual citizen and sometimes mention these thoughts to friends, but now I'm thinking of starting an anti-traffic web ring.
Thanks so much for your site and providing a scientific angle on these same theories I've had for years. You have been inspiring.
Seattle, WA USA - Monday, November 27, 2000 at 08:44:18 (PST)
Great site! But, I've been trying to access the "Kate and Dave Sherlok" link for months to no avail. By the way, is this a typo for Karen and Mike Sherlock, authors of the Hidden History of the Levitron?
USA - Sunday, November 26, 2000 at 20:06:38 (PST)
I liked your page on Unwise Microwave Oven Experiments. Awesome dangerous fun without a gun. Have you tried using marshmellows to map the standing wave patterns in a uwave?
Houston, TX USA - Sunday, November 26, 2000 at 08:54:18 (PST)
I don't think I ever knew that Nikola Tesla had such a substantial influence on our technology. I started out researching him because I was helping my Dad get information for his term paper...I ended up walking away with a history lesson.
LA USA - Saturday, November 25, 2000 at 20:51:16 (PST)
So, who really did invent the Levitron? Roy Harrigan? He certainly appears to have been the first to produce permanent-magnet-induced levitation using his dish-based device. Was it Roy Harrigan and Joseph Chiefo? Chiefo did, after all, independently invent his "Levitator", to which the marketed Levitron bears a striking resemblance. Or, was it Harrigan, Chiefo, and the Hones duo? It is well known that William and Edward Hones further developed this remarkable invention, bringing PM levitation to the world with their highly popular Levitron. It is a convention to attribute inventorship to the first to "realize" the prototypic embodiment rendering the purposed phenomenon . And yes, Roy Harrigan was, by all accounts, first. In that sense he is indeed owner of the coveted title of "The Inventor" of the Levitron. But that knowledge alone is superficial at best. It ignores, perhaps even distorts the very rich and fascinating true historic account. So, which history will pan out? Will it ultimately come down to which "wheels squeak the loudest", which version appeals most to our romantic sensibilities, who wields the most power; or will interest in the whole truth, and nothing but the truth prevail?
USA - Friday, November 24, 2000 at 12:25:47 (PST)
very interesting stuff not all, but some is very helpful, have been reading this on and off for an couple of years now.
united kingdom, - Friday, November 24, 2000 at 01:53:31 (PST)
Loved your traffic wave animation. It's really quite simple isn't it? Now, if you create blocks of vehicles and put them under Intelligent Traffic Control, you can fix many of the congestion problem scenarios. See an animation at http://www.camdekcom/Intersection1.swf
Charl du Toit <info@camdekcom>
AKL, NZ - Wednesday, November 22, 2000 at 20:01:34 (PST)
I just found your most interesting website. London ha an orbital motorway which is so often jammed it's known as the M25 carpark. A 20 mile strtech has been installed with an automatic variable mandatory speed limit which slows traffic as density increases. Overhead lights show the current sped limit. Most of the time it works great and it's very noticable how the road blocks up again at the end of the controlled section.
I believe there are plans to extend the idea to other notorious sections of motorway.
Oh yes we have another problem although our motorways are usually 3 ot 4 lanes we cannot legally overtake via the lane to the left (equivalent to right in US) unless the clogged lane is either stopped or virtually stopped. We therefore often get the "fast" lane clogged solid while other lanes are almost empty and/or snarled with ytraffic waves caused by drivers peeling out of the "fast" lane.
Another problem is caused by overtaking trucks. They block up the two slower lanes leaving only one lane for cars. People don't like to use the middle lane because they know that the next truck to overtake will hold them up for miles.
Almost nobody uses the "slow" lane becasue they are scared they won't be able to overtake the next slow truck.
A big solution to our problems would be to allow near side overtaking. This would prevent middle lane slow boys from turning a 3 lane road into a single lane road
Another would be to remove the speed limiters on trucks. Most are flat out at 65, but limiting them all to 60 means than when one tries to overtake another it takes ages because their limiter is only giving them a tiny speed difference.
Unfortunately both are politically impossible. Speed is being demonised as always dangerous and as no UK driver has ever had to worry too much about their near side, there would initially be a spate of accidents if near side overtaking was legalised. Limiting all trucks to 60 is also seen as safer even though its quite obviously not leading to safer roads
Of course inappropriate speed is dangerous, but in UK you could get locked up for doing 120mph on an empty motorway at 2am. While errant inconsistant driving at 40 to 50 at 5pm(causing horrendous traffic waves) gets ignored by the authorities.
David Elliott <David_2_Elliott@sbphrdcom>
Derby, n/a UK - Wednesday, November 22, 2000 at 06:35:23 (PST)
CHICKEN POT PIE!!!!
BURTSVILLE, CA USA - Tuesday, November 21, 2000 at 10:26:32 (PST)
YOU GUYS ARE THE BIGGEST BUNCH OF GEEKS I'VE EVER HEARD OF. GET A LIFE, LOSERS!
NICK BURTON <GEODUDE_21@HOTMAILcom>
ATHOL , MA USA - Tuesday, November 21, 2000 at 10:23:44 (PST)
FASCINATING WEB SITE. I HAVE BEEN INTERESTED IN MAGNETIC FIELDS FOR MANY YEARS. I HAVE FOUND THAT AGAINST ALL THE LAWS OF PHYSICS THAT STATE POLARITY OF A MAGNET CAN NOT BE BLOCKED. WELL, LAWS ARE MENT TO BE BROKEN. I HAVE MANAGED TO BLOCK A POLARITY OF A POWERFUL NEODYMIUM MAGNET. NOT TOTALLY BUT I WOULD SAY 80% OR SO. THE EFFECTS FEW COULD COMPREHEND. IN OTHER WORDS I.E. N WOULD ALWAYS PUSH AGAINST N WITHOUT RESISTANCE. WHAT PURPOSE WOULD THIS SERVE IN THE WORLD ECONOMY?
DIANNE KARL <LEHDIEA@AOLcom>
MINEOLA, NY USA - Tuesday, November 21, 2000 at 05:14:11 (PST)
sarah milligan <SHIRLEY561>
USA - Monday, November 20, 2000 at 19:35:05 (PST)
I wonder what the effects would be of setting a bucket or even better a pyrex cylinder of water under the gravacitor produced by S. ??? Might make for a really interesting video.. add a little sawdust and see gravity revolt.. :)
USA - Monday, November 20, 2000 at 13:35:16 (PST)
My son has started a science project. He took black-eyed susan flower seeds, put some in microwave for 5 minutes and some in for 10 minutes and planted them in pot. They are growing. He wants to know what real effect microwaves have on seeds. He's done research on microwaves and moisture to help heat, etc. He's done research on the plant, but he's having a hard time linking them together. Any information you can give would be great.
oakland Park, fl USA - Monday, November 20, 2000 at 10:22:38 (PST)
dear Bill, you are one crazy bastard. I sure wish you had been my science teacher in high school! Have you got anything in your bag of tricks about fuel cells? Best regards and thanx for a grouse website. terry
terry gaudron <terrypg@bigpond>
morayfield, Qld australia - Sunday, November 19, 2000 at 05:24:03 (PST)
Personal Magnetism: The True Story of How I Transformed Negative to Positive It was a Saturday night and all that I had to my name was one lousy bill. Honest to God, I was in hell. Tired of being broke and tired of being nobody, I remembered that someone once told me that we are the fabricators of personal failure, the perpetuators of our own misery. It occurred to me that truer words were never spoken. Misery had become my sustenance, failure my art. Bells went off! In a flash of insight, it had become crystalline: My failure was the product of my accepting, even embracing what I now saw as a trivial, prior art. It was clear that it was time for a whole new gig. And while I knew that I couldn?t invent one, I certainly could do the next best thing: Take the Royal Road ? that of inheritance. A sudden sense of weightlessness took hold when, in a fit of laughter, it occurred to me that I was about to disown rock bottom and inherit the top. I think that I must have levitated at that point. Don?t ask me how, but I suddenly knew that I could quickly turn things around and make them take flight. There was an ensuing surge of power. I could do it! I could make it happen. And I did, I made it happen ? all of it.
Some say that my detractors and chief foes are legion. My answer to them is: No $#!+, sherlocks! People envy success. People, most assuredly, will also say that I?m being disingenuous by remaining silent concerning the particulars of my path to success. Well that, of course, is ridiculous. I simply find that there is no good reason to burden others with details of little gravity. Anyone who knows me knows that I?m an up-front kind of guy. Hell, my motto has always been: The truth is best made patent. Infringement of my right to personal privacy, however, is something with which I shall never come to grips. Fame has its downside. But, I?ve got no skeletons hidden, history will attest. My good name won?t be disappearing in the night, believe me. William Honest
USA - Thursday, November 16, 2000 at 18:49:48 (PST)
Where can I obtain information on the theory that attributes gravitation to a difference in the strengths of the electrostatic fields of protons and electrons? (That is, that gravitation is residual electrostatic attraction.)
Ken Kelly <elprospero@yahoocom>
San Diego, CA USA - Thursday, November 16, 2000 at 00:43:55 (PST)
fantastic site, can never get enough of misconceptions in physics, well done.
nsw australia - Thursday, November 02, 2000 at 21:57:30 (PST)
Imagine a world where people drove by looking into the rear view mirror, maintaining a certain distance ahead of the car behind them. Then, higher density areas of cars ("jams") would travel faster than the rest, and move in the same direction of travel, rather than backwards. I will try this out next time I go to work. You all have to agree to do the same ;=).
Mark Prouty <markdprouty@earthlinknet>
Berkeley, CA USA - Wednesday, November 01, 2000 at 18:29:27 (PST)
I am currently in a secondary education program at Queens College and I am in the middle of a web resource project. I have yet to come accross such a complete, well organized page. It is amazing how much is out there for teachers and students to use for such a complete science learning experience!
Brooklyn, NY USA - Tuesday, October 31, 2000 at 17:31:35 (PST)
I love the site. Especially the "weird science" section. Keep up the good work!
Dave "Eel" Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Toronto, ON Canada - Friday, October 27, 2000 at 22:12:37 (PDT)
I am currently doing the project by William Beaty of the electrostatic motor for my electromagnetic fields class and I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to explain and relate the electrostatic motor to eltectromagnetic fields. I am also having problems with making the bottles spin. I assembled the motor according to the instructions by Mr. Beaty and used a 15KV generator to power the motor but nothing spins. Any help would be appreciated.
Hong Pham <hong.pham@muedu>
Milwaukee, WI USA - Friday, October 27, 2000 at 08:14:55 (PDT)
See http://www.InventorEd.org/k-12/ for invention related information for kids and www.InventorEd.org/site-index/ for material directed to adults.
Ronald J. Riley <rjriley@InventorEd.org>
Grand Blanc, MI USA - Thursday, October 26, 2000 at 19:47:07 (PDT)
Refreshing to see someone actually doing some original work. This site caps about three days of following dead-end links, trying to find info to help my son with a school project. Keep up the good work.
Danny Boulineau <dbouline@cldsnet>
USA - Wednesday, October 25, 2000 at 20:22:32 (PDT)
Time Shift Detector (J L Naudin) The above link is no longer valid, when I tried to follow it, there was an error. I tried to search geocities for it to no avail. Just thought you should know. Thank you for keeping this outstanding site on the net.
Brian O'Neill <bo4135@lycoscom>
Las Cruces, nm USA - Tuesday, October 24, 2000 at 11:09:11 (PDT)
Your website is the best resource I have seen. PLEASE VISIT MY WEBSITE.
USA - Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 23:23:37 (PDT)
I would like to know if it is possible to Invert an RF signal to AC or DC current?
Jeff Etter <Jetter1691@aolcom>
Flowery Branch, GA USA - Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 15:55:36 (PDT)
Hi this is very importnat and if u can help me out plz email me! is it possbile to make a smaller version of the telsa coil.?plz i need help with this. im im a 100% serious
Julio Bernard <joehiasashi@aolcom>
glastonbury, ct USA - Wednesday, October 18, 2000 at 15:14:38 (PDT)
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bobsville, bob bobland - Monday, October 16, 2000 at 16:44:05 (PDT)
AntiGravity Experiments are always fun and I have not tried the electric rocket Idea. It seems like that when you try to increase current , arc over would stop you dead. To limit current on the device itself, has anyone tried to use SPRAY ON RFI Conductive products. They act like a series resistor, but would allow the static to flow. In addition it would allow you to produce the rings quickly and effecently . Let me know if this has been tried. If someone tries it let me know if it works.... Thanks Kurtis
Kurtis Radabaugh <kurt@hitnet>
Ponca City, ok USA - Friday, October 13, 2000 at 13:17:04 (PDT)
I just wanted to thank you for your web site - I based my science projects for two years on some of the physics concepts you featured and won both years. Thanks!
USA - Friday, October 13, 2000 at 08:31:12 (PDT)
Thanks for providing lots of wonderful research about how magnets affect biology. And the skepticism stuff, too. As a major magnet skeptic, I didn't believe these things could help my health. Luckily, I tried them anyway. Your site makes me less embarassed about how much my health has improved as a result of using magnets. I invite anyone interested in hearing more to check out my website or email me!
Ginger Hanson <GingerJo@alum.MITedu>
USA - Wednesday, October 11, 2000 at 12:58:40 (PDT)
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USA - Tuesday, October 10, 2000 at 08:38:17 (PDT)
"Static Electricity" means "High Voltage" 1999 William J. Beaty - Read it.
- Comment: Bill, even after working in electronics for 20 years, and with high voltages, I won't take your challenge. Even with a wire wound 100 Meg Ohm resistor between me and ground: I will not charge my body up to 5 kilovolts DC. Maybe Ben Franklin would have tried this, but not me!
Robert Secovitch <BobSecovitch@aolcom>
Yuba City, CA USA - Tuesday, October 10, 2000 at 00:56:44 (PDT)
Greetings. I have linked to your website. You can see your link at: http://reluctant-messengercom/syntropy.htm If you are interested in linking back, please use the following: Reluctant Messenger: A Syntropic Approach to Science and Religion http://reluctant-messengercom/syntropy.htm Regards, Chester
USA - Monday, October 09, 2000 at 18:59:09 (PDT)
I have to say, this is an excellent website. It is among the most entertaining and informative on the web, rivaled only by www.howstuffworkscom (That's Rivaled, not beaten. You're about equal.) Anyway, my friends and I have been drawing up some plans for a hydrogen hybrid car. Such an automobile would create only water vapor as exhaust, therefore creatign no pollution and probably actually helping the enviroment. We're planning to get the hydrogen by electrolyzing water (2H2O + Electricity = 2O + 4H) with electricity obtained from sunlight, assuming we can get a solar panles and some mirrors pretty cheap. Does anyone have any advice/comments? Please contact me if you do (mathomhouse at skybestcom)
If all goes well, we would like to submit an article to this site for publication so that others can know how we did it. Chuck, Age 14 P.S. Nikola Tesla is da MAN! He's been my hero since fourth grade!
Orlando, Fl USA - Friday, October 06, 2000 at 18:54:56 (PDT)
When will your site be updated? Or has no-one submitted stories since August.
Allston, MA USA - Thursday, October 05, 2000 at 07:40:53 (PDT)
Hello, I need a small transmitter that could trigger a switch such as a solenoid...servo etc. I fly model radio controlled aircraft and am aware of various 'traditional transmitters'.
Example: I want to drop a small water balloon from a closed hatch under my model plane at a model club event. I want a separate transmitter to activate a switch to open the hatch. I know transmitters have many channels for such a task....BUT, I want a separate device to activate a switch,
The criteria is:
1. Transmitter must be a separate unit from the one I'm flying the model with.
2. Transmitter needs to be as small as possible...(I'm hoping not much bigger than a large cell phone etc. that could be velcroed to the regular transmitter...or small enough to clip on my belt.)
3. must have similar range to a model airplane in flight. (100'- 1000' ft) I don't need the full range that most transmitters have..which is more than a mile I'm sure...just a range that could reach the model in flight.
4. Transmitter needs to activate a switch capable of opening a hatch.
Example: Some cars have a transmitter to 'pop' open the trunk. the range is small, however,
Do you have a suggestion on such a transmitter and also the type of switch to use.
I could use a 'servo'...but don't need the variable control of the 'servo'...*
I would need to attach a control arm on the switch, however. I need the transmitter to function a switch only once per flight!
Thanks for you time and consideration..
Sincerely, Michael Roberts
Miami, Fl USA - Sunday, October 01, 2000 at 17:48:30 (PDT)
Sorry that I can't write english. Do you have great a site. Mein vater legen ich von super website, was machst du. Auf Wiedesehen.
Francis Ganeihts <www.fganeihts@aolcom>
Berlin, Germany - Friday, September 29, 2000 at 20:02:58 (PDT)
I find that this is a good website for teaching El. Edu. I'm in my last year at college and so thankful for finding this site. Got any ideas for a science experiment that I can use with my topic on spiders????If so e-mail a web site or info....Thanks
OH USA - Thursday, September 28, 2000 at 15:16:24 (PDT)
Loved your piece on traffic jams. Would you believe I was trying to annalize this problem just last week when I came upon one of those "unexplainable" traffic slowdowns? I didn't go as deep as you in my thinking, but I came to the same conclusion as you. My suggestion? Educate drivers about this. Charles
Charles R. Williams <cwilli18@bellsouthnet>
Gallatin, TN USA - Tuesday, September 26, 2000 at 18:45:43 (PDT)
I recently moved from NY to MD and I think my microwave was damaged in the move and I'm afraid it might leak. Am I just paranoid? Is there any way to tell if a microwave oven leaks? Thanks Jeff
Jeff Shear <JShear22@lacrossecom>
Stevensville, MD USA - Sunday, September 24, 2000 at 08:20:03 (PDT)
What a great site! (sites, I should say, having checked out several of your different pages). I just added the link to Science Hobbyist to my "Science Links" section on my website. And your "Script Archive" to my "Webbuild Links" section. At any rate, I am looking forward to visiting this site often, as there are any number of subjects here that interest me. Sincerely, Harmony Kieding
Harmony Kieding <fosterharmony@savethisplanetcom>
Tonsberg, Norway - Sunday, September 24, 2000 at 02:32:40 (PDT)
Still looks great Bill. I can't believe how much time you spend on getting things together into one place. I see a Mr. Parker doesn't understand the premise....science ALWAYS advances because someone "Thinks Different!" Oops...that's probably a copywrited line. I read a lot about the history of science and guess what - Newton, Faraday, Franklin, Maxwell, Lorentz, and even Einstein all became famous because they proposed an idea that no one had thought of before. How can you think in a new direction if no one else gives you an idea to build on? Remember, every idea starts as a seed and grows into a full blown plant. If the idea is trash - nature assures it's destruction! But if that idea holds even a glimpse of reality - the world could change overnight. I love the quote from the German philosopher Schapenhaur:
"There are three steps in the revelation of any truth;
1. In the first, it is ridiculed.
2. In the second, it is resisted.
3. In the third, it is considered self-evident."
Science certainly has many areas of work that seem to follow these steps. I read Science News religiously - it seems every week there is something in there that ridicules "amatuers" to some degree, yet there is the occasional gem, where some backyard researcher has leapfrogged the established groups. The other quote I really like is from Mark Twain:
"There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such trifling investment of fact."
Keep reading. Keep thinking. Keep working. These qualitites will produce something great. But remember: Nothing kills creativity as quickly as fame and fortune!
Dale Whitworth <DaleW@maccom>
Winter Haven, FL USA - Saturday, September 23, 2000 at 21:50:38 (PDT)
Orgone "bions" by Dr. Reight are probably my Floaters; anomalies to photograph. I wrote a book on these Floaters.
John T. Schiffer Jr. <shiftily@zianetcom>
Roswell, NM USA - Friday, September 22, 2000 at 23:39:00 (PDT)
For the simple maglev train, try the mini neodymium magnets sold by Edmund Scientific ($5 for 16). They make a great executive desk toy, too!
(Mad Pyrotechnologist) <>
Seattle, WA USA - Thursday, September 21, 2000 at 21:27:03 (PDT)
What an excellent web site this is! I just love it, and will book mark it and include it on my links page for realityshifterscom -- I love all your scientific information, and the stories you share about strange and mysterious appearances and disappearances. This is right up my alley... I call this phenomenon "reality shifts", and my web site is dedicated to exploring the ways our thoughts and feelings change the physical world:
Wishing you all the best!
Cynthia Sue Larson <cynthia@2xtremenet>
Berkeley, California USA - Wednesday, September 20, 2000 at 23:11:59 (PDT)
Hello, I just want to admit first off that seeing this sight SCARED the bejesus out of me because about five years ago I experienced periodic interruptions just before falling to sleep. It was a low frequency hum that frightened me because it had a malevolent, y et undescribe-able quality to it. I was always too freaked out to sleep. To make matters worse, noone else heard it. I tried to initiate everyone into my secret bedtime dread. "Do you hear it?"---noone ever did. So I tried to ignore it. I stuffed my ears with cotton balls but it was moreso in my head then an OUTSIDE source. Then I went to school in california and it got stronger. No, I am not a SCHIZO. But...oneday it just...went away. But, like I said, seeing your site spooked me because I sometimes lie in bed wondering if it'll ever return.
Boston, MA USA - Monday, September 18, 2000 at 10:11:09 (PDT)
Weird question, maybe someone can answer: When a person's hair stands on end - for both real or imagined events - what causes it. It would seem like static electricity is involved. The reason I ask is that I recently moved into a rather old house with my Grandmother (200+ years old - not Grandma), and quite a number of strange events have occurred (witnessed by numerous people) that I cannot explain by "normal" reasoning. I'm wondering if the "spirit world" if it exists, gives off some sort of measurable energy that I might be able to track, and thereby decipher some information. My goal is to measure the effects scientifically, as opposed to the quacks who want to do "readings and such". I have a fair array of audio and video devices available to measure certain things, but do not have the knowhow on the energy side. Any help would be appreciated. Thanx, Cpt Rick
Rick Cimorelli <cptrick@warwicknet>
New Windsor, NY USA - Wednesday, September 13, 2000 at 20:51:05 (PDT)
My Grandma used to work in the music halls of the uk in~1920 she worked with a showman/mesmerist a Dr Bodi, who's act involved sending bolts of lightning, from my grandmas hands and body (she was introduced as miss TESLA) she hated the smell apparently.keep sparkin' john connell.
john connell <johnnyconnell@btinternetcom>
london, uk england - Monday, September 11, 2000 at 15:23:22 (PDT)
I always said to myself that when it comes to antigravity that it could never exist, since we are thrown onto the planet by its rotation. Gravity does not exist physically it is an action caused by reaction. If the planet stopped rotating we would all float away. As i see it the only way to produce antigravity is to reverse and control the earth`s rotation speed at will. Electricity and magnetics will not work. Just think about how they make astronauts float inside an airplane by making a very slow de scent, simulating antigravity, think about that.
steve pordzik <stevepordzik@excitecom>
ridgefield pk, nj USA - Sunday, September 10, 2000 at 18:01:07 (PDT)
My son can across your site through a link. I've been trying to find your web site address so he can re-visit. I can't find it. Could you please e-mail your address to us, so the children can re-visit you? Thank you. sharon_dianne at hotmaicom
Sharon Dianne <sharon_dianne@hotmailcom>
Pitt Meadows, bc canada - Sunday, September 10, 2000 at 08:38:58 (PDT)
I stumbled on your site while cruising for Tesla. I've worked in electronics since '59 I'm now provoked to learn some truth so I can understand just what the blazes is going on.
Charleston, wv USA - Wednesday, September 06, 2000 at 13:12:50 (PDT)
Is someone able to give some tip about interesting articles or web sights about the Yusmar thermogenerator?
Scandinavia - Tuesday, September 05, 2000 at 07:29:54 (PDT)
Mr Beatty, thanks for the serious challenge to our common knowledge. Oddly, it took your choice-of-use between electrical/electricity to wake me to the issue. Simply, you are an electricity engineer, not an electrical engineer.
Balto., Md USA - Sunday, September 03, 2000 at 05:45:52 (PDT)
I want to thank you for posting your research...I have been experimenting with this idea for several years. I want to make a "boiler" for heating the house, through a underground storage tank, connected to my heating system. the comments by the man who made a 1000 watt system is exciting...I will start one as large or larger this weekend...I will let you know how it works when I finish.. thanks again,
31 Meade Lane
Roncraft at junocom
ron o'hara <roncraft@junocom>
enfield, ct USA - Friday, September 01, 2000 at 09:34:21 (PDT)
Regarding airfoils, according to your article, all wings that produce lift also produce a downforce. With that in mind, when moving air passes over a sheet of paper on my desk and picks it up, was there a down force under it? Or is it 100% Bernoulli which lifts the paper? Your web site is GREAT! Thank you for sharing your knowledge.
Dave Childs <dchilds@mrdacom>
Ann Arbor, MI USA - Wednesday, August 30, 2000 at 08:55:03 (PDT)
Computer calculated force field of the Fitzeau Condenser. Is the Warpdrive possible ??? Very interesting diagrams. Go to www.geocitiescom/mueller2000. Click on "Weird Science" and scroll down. Some parts of the site are in english.
switzerland - Monday, August 28, 2000 at 10:48:31 (PDT)
great site...with great links!
SG, SG SG - Sunday, August 27, 2000 at 02:44:29 (PDT)
LOOKING FOR ANY INFO ON TELSA'S RESONANCE RESEARCH (i.e. THE KILLER CLICKER) SEND ANY LINKS... THANK YOU JME
Jme Bailey <Jme_79@hotmailcom>
Shawnee, KS USA - Sunday, August 20, 2000 at 00:13:31 (PDT)
great site gives good ideas EVERYONE FREE ENERGY RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO Vacuume Triode Amplifier Oh yes. A good experiment is to rapidly pulse a symetricle opposing helix coil. it give out hyper space pulses /\ \/ /\ / \ + - read more with "Tapping the zero point energy"
Lee M. <email@example.com>
Nacogdoches, tx USA - Tuesday, August 15, 2000 at 20:05:18 (PDT)
Great site and thanks for all the great links you have listed.
Alan L. Baughman <alienq1960@aolcom>
Evansville, IN USA - Saturday, August 12, 2000 at 10:38:38 (PDT)
I was told you have a site for Lord Kelvin's water drop electric generator. I have looked through your site. Either I missed it or you don't have it listed. Please help direct me to this site. Respectfully, Mel
Waco, Tx USA - Friday, August 11, 2000 at 04:57:44 (PDT)
I was told you have a site for Lord Kelvin's water drop electric generator. I have looked through your site. Either I missed it or you don't have it listed. Please help direct me to this site. Respectfully, Mel
Waco, Tx USA - Thursday, August 10, 2000 at 21:59:45 (PDT)
I wanted a particular quote from J. B. S. Haldane and the library was closed so I entered his name in Altavista, went to your site, and found the very quote I wanted. Thanks much!
Nancy Schimmel <nancy@sisterschoicecom>
Berkeley, CA USA - Wednesday, August 09, 2000 at 22:00:33 (PDT)
does anyone know of a science club I can join? I'm in 3rd grade-- my school doesn't have one. Anywhere in the greater Seattle area. Thank you.
USA - Wednesday, August 09, 2000 at 16:57:15 (PDT)
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Michael D.Surface <ppufo@hotmailcom>
Mesa, AZ USA - Monday, August 07, 2000 at 23:07:24 (PDT)
I have all the feelings you describe from your reactions to the Taos hum. Burning pain in sternal area, frontal headache, flushing and r earache. My pulse reaches 100 at times with an unknown cause. I have pain in coccyal area which is very painful and makes me feel faint. I am tired due to the continual noise. I have something else to add which i wonder if anyone has experienced. I had a back injury which required an MRI scan and since this time have heard the hum more clearly (it has a similar resonance). And now I can hear 2 voices which appear to be behind the electromagnetic frequency & magnetic resonance imaging. I can hear every word they say wherever I am day or night. I have once or twice caught them out when i dodged them by taking va different route at very low altitude. I also hear the hum with my right ear and hear what i call morse from my left ear. (the morse i think is coming from submarines - it does not bother me) I really do hope that someone has had a similar experience and could keep in touch with me . Jayne Masters email Craig at craigmasters.screamingnet
Jayne Masters <Craig@craigmasters.screamingnet>
winchester, uk - Monday, August 07, 2000 at 22:38:41 (PDT)
Theory of Consciousness
Karl Simanonok <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Long Beach, CA USA - Monday, August 07, 2000 at 18:44:12 (PDT)
Sorrry that I don't know english as well.
Mario Todorov <navigatr@pc-linknet>
Sofia, BULGARIA - Sunday, August 06, 2000 at 15:29:14 (PDT)
SOLAR ENERGY EXPERIMENTERS NEEDED Direct many mirrors at various objects. Spectacular displays? Call Edward Vandegrift at 310 820-3937
Edward Vandegrift <eddievan@pacbellnet>
Los Angeles, CA USA - Tuesday, August 01, 2000 at 23:07:28 (PDT)
Magnetic powered vehicle invented in National science program-2 students seeking sponsorship for college to develop and market maglev devices which hover off the ground-reqiring no gasoline,batteries or sunlight. Their Q-Day 2000 track vehicle lander runs underwater
Project Q-Day 2000 <qday2000johnobik@yahoocom>
Manchester, ct USA - Monday, July 31, 2000 at 16:01:33 (PDT)
A simple point about relativity; Gravity condenses mass and energy. This causes the geometric contraction of space. This is not always a stable process and frequently results in combustion(stellar ignition). This results in energy, in the form of light and radiation, being redistributed back across space. If gravity contracts space, then it is logical that this redistribution would expand space. Albert Einstein understood that his theory of gravitation required some form of input and so he proposed the cosmological constant. Which he later dropped in favor of the initial version of the big bang theory. This theory has been periodically revised to accommodate observations and a new version of the cosmological constant has even been introduced to fill in some of the holes. Could it be that the most simple solution to the great mystery of the universe has been overlooked? It would be one thing if this option had been considered and dimissed, as the aether has, but it hasn't. Of course, even serious variations of the aether are making a comeback. The point to remember is not so much as whether "light is the cosmological constant", but whether the breakdown of mass and the light that results, constitutes "the geometric expansion of space." It would seem obvious, but it is just not an option that has been considered. John Brodix Merryman Jr.
John Brodix Merryman Jr. <rebuff@erolscom>
Lutherville, Md USA - Sunday, July 30, 2000 at 20:19:53 (PDT)
If you know what the "Gravity Capactor" is and know what kind of power supply you need to run it off, then please tell me. This is an incredible device and should be tested. On day, if this thing is as good as it looks, it will on day change the world.
UK - Saturday, July 29, 2000 at 08:14:57 (PDT)
Tesla'z a quack, NOT.
x, xx USA - Friday, July 28, 2000 at 22:44:43 (PDT)
About 4 years ago, I started to hear what I thought was electronic transmission sounds in my bedroom. I thought perhaps it was coming from my fax machine that was on my desk in the bedroom. It got so bad, I disconnected the fax and phone in my room. But I still kept hearing the transmitting noise. I told my roommate about it and he sat at my desk and told me he heard nothing. I thought maybe I was just very sensitive to hearing transmission noises. I finally moved to another town(Rockaway). An old mining town in Northwest New Jersey. The town mined Iron ore for the revolutionary war and I lived near one of the old mining towns called Hibernia. 2 years ago I started hearing a Hum. At first I thought I had an ear infection caused by my sinus infection and that was effecting my inner ear. But the hum would come and go. To this day, I still get the hum but not as frequent. Here is my point. The town of Rockaway was built by miners. There is rock everywhere and also plenty of iron in that rock. With telephone, high power lines everywhere. Could all this be the cause of the hum. I also wonder if I'm not alone in hearing this hum or do I just have a sensitive ear. It hasn't really bothered me that much but I watched a TV show on the Taos Hum and it got me thinking. I'm not alone when it comes to hearing this hum! Maybe certain people have that sensitive frequency. Can someone out there give me some answers?
John Long <JMLCG@aolcom>
Rockaway, NJ USA - Thursday, July 27, 2000 at 08:22:26 (PDT)
Hi I am new to this site...I came in looking for a simple experiment to do...I love experimenting with the wonders of science...the site is great so far and I can tell you I will be coming back!!...keep up the good work everyone!!...thank you...sylvia...
Australia - Tuesday, July 25, 2000 at 01:44:57 (PDT)
At last the works of Tesla.Now were rockin' The links around this site are gonna get me into trouble at work.....time to change jobs me thinks........Duty Now To The Future........B.C.N.U. C21Troy
Twenty-First Century Troy <through web site>
Virtual Partick, sc u.K. - Sunday, July 23, 2000 at 19:22:31 (PDT)
No query, just a comment that I complement you on such an interesting site! I havent time just now to fully read it all but I will in the near future. Regards Keith Sherwood Sydney Australia
Keith Sherwood <alexelen@bigpondcom>
sydney, NSW Australia - Friday, July 21, 2000 at 21:25:38 (PDT)
Help, I am trying to put together a system to eliminate static build up within a drycleaning system. Clothes are dried and tumble within a metal cage. Static can be generated how can this be eliminated easily with a devise. There is a massive world wide market for this product I have all the neccessary contacts to sell the product if it could be developed. Commercially it could be worth a fortune... Can any one help me with this project? regards Paul Robinson U.K.
Paul Robinson <email@example.com>
Leicester, U.K. - Friday, July 21, 2000 at 03:54:26 (PDT)
I was in Taos about ten years ago and not only heard the hum but felt it something like you would feel the bass of a loud speaker on a stereo system. It made me so uncomfortable that I cut my trip short and immediately returned to Santa Fe. We are planning a trip to Taos again the middle of August and I am tempted to cancel my trip if the noise is still being heard.
Marilyn Sharpe <marilynsharpe@yahoocom>
San Diego, CA USA - Tuesday, July 18, 2000 at 09:12:08 (PDT)
Hey, cool website! Check out mine if you get the time. It's still under a lot of construction, but it's still viewable. Keep up the good work on your site!
Shorewood, MN USA - Monday, July 17, 2000 at 15:48:13 (PDT)
Any leads for a comprehensive first year physics lab guidebook including equipment lists, directions, explanations, etc? Either on line or available in bookstore, and if so, where to get it? Thanks!
USA - Sunday, July 16, 2000 at 09:51:23 (PDT)
Nebraska DOT did an experiment with the PA -style lane closure. They added three signs to the usual "Left lane closed" sequence: Two that said "Use Two Lanes To Merge Point" and one that said "Merge Here / Take Turns" The results corroborate your experience: they found the "take your turn" lane closure had 18% more traffic capacity than the standard lane closure. It was still 25% less than a single open lane, but it helped.
Jim Mearkle <sable_lynx@excitecom>
Rhinebeck, NY USA - Saturday, July 15, 2000 at 08:05:20 (PDT)
hi like your site keep up the good work...
Anchorage, Alaska USA - Thursday, July 13, 2000 at 11:33:03 (PDT)
Tarpon Springs, FLi USA - Thursday, July 13, 2000 at 11:29:52 (PDT)
What is the name of the light, shape of a sphere, that has 'lightning' inside of it. More of a novelty type thing, found at Spencer Gifts I think...Please help.. burr66 at earthlinknet
Kevin Erskine <burr66@earthlinknet>
Wakeman, OH USA - Sunday, July 09, 2000 at 21:32:34 (PDT)
I can reproduce sonic smoke rings using a 55 gal. drum that will travel 200+ feet horizontally. If there is no wind nor obstruction, enough force is present at this range to make one think twice about standing in the line of fire. Who knows any more about this activity? There could be other applications for this I am sure...
Ron Gilbert <blastron@bellsouthnet>
TN USA - Friday, July 07, 2000 at 18:02:08 (PDT)
I really liked your site. I'm looking for any information on anyone that has knoledge of someone being severly shocked while being under high tention wires with voltage of 345,000 This happen during a ran storm while reaching out and touching a parked truck. I do not understand the theory of this but would like to get in touch with someone who does. Please contact me as soon as possible.
Glencoe, Ky USA - Thursday, July 06, 2000 at 19:56:28 (PDT)
I would like to get in touch with Robert Shannon who wrote the Electrostatic Gradiometer article, to obtain more info on inductors in that circuit.
binghamton, ny USA - Thursday, July 06, 2000 at 05:34:15 (PDT)
I would Be most apricitave if somone would forward any/all of their information on the Bajak Flux Capasitor. thanks in advance Brandon PS: This is a Bajak Flux Capasitor
^ / | +-------o o----/\/\/\/---+------+-------+ | S1 | | | | | G1 | | \ + --- + | --- --/-> G2 ----- B1 ----- XXX P1 \ --- C1----- --- | ----- | | o | | | \ G3 | | | o +-------------------------+------+-------+ B1 27 volt source C1 1200 uF 50V electrolytic P1 piezoelectric transducer (value uncritical) S1 charging switch (SPST) G1 25-ohm rheostat (future control) G2,G3 switch (SPST) and 1M-ohm potentiometer for past control(Transcriber's note: I don't know whether G1 and G2 are really supposed to be a rheostat and a potentiometer, or both rheostats, or both pots. He refers to two rheostats elsewhere, and I was just going to call them pots until I remembered that rheostats would have some inductance.)
Brandon Macmillan <Brandonmacmillan@homecom>
Port Moody, BC Canada - Thursday, July 06, 2000 at 00:21:35 (PDT)
Someone or something ...does not want your site accessed freely...I wonder who...could it be...any way...it is impossible to get to leave a message on the taos hum message page..because it will not come up...it just sits and you wait until you are annoyed and I guess..whoever thinks you will give..but anyway...this is why this message is going here instead...about 3 weeks ago ...I left a message on a taos site..that we had been experiencing for over five years..an increasing in vibrations that I believe come from some pipe that is in the ocean (I heard it was developed at MIT that makes these hums for mind control..during the alpha states of people sleep periods...well the really interesting thing..is that on two different times of my leaving messages the vibrations stopped..for a few weeks and again tonight they have started back again...first about 5 yrs ago..it was very noticable during the 12-3 am period of peoples sleep..then I reported it and it stopped..a little while later it began again at the 5-7am period of people's sleep..both times are during the most programable times of the mind states of the sleep time..and guess what...it stopped when I reported again.....until tonight..the vibrations are again...making the house shake...and the waves they go through the house ..sort of like you might think that it would be if you could actually feel an atomic explosion...going across the land...or electricity going through you...so look on your map and you will see that we are on the coast and in the Charleston, SC area and the hum is here...alive and well...it is extremely annoying.. at least...a 7 on your list...because ..once it starts... I can't sleep...at all..so I hope this makes it stop again...another interesting thing is that about 5 years ago...when I first began seeing New World Order bumper stickers on cars...no not the band...the real the organization that is silently taking over... I think they have renamed it to something like Global Village or such nonsense...it is pure and simple a dictatorship....based on german nazism and russian socialism...read all it about it ...the truth is out there...the hums started...sort of like the black helecopters...and no I am not paranoid or crazy... I just read alot...... sincerely...gabrielle
Mount Pleasant, SC USA - Tuesday, July 04, 2000 at 00:45:36 (PDT)
Hello You have a great sight. I just need to know how to get electronic servicing& tech. magazines. I have not been able to find them on the web.
vermilion, oh USA - Monday, July 03, 2000 at 20:39:24 (PDT)
I have received lots of hits from your site and want to alert everyone that djandassoccom is now imagineeringezinecom The new site is called Imagineering On-Line Magazine. It has more resources for hobbyists, engineers, and students. You'll fi nd the same pages linked from this site + lots of new stuff.
Dave Johnson <dajpe@junocom>
Thornton, CO USA - Monday, July 03, 2000 at 03:20:34 (PDT)
A short vist , High ! Wahooneye Will follow up with detailed satire of your site , TESLA , now that 's a differrent thing.
Fred Seaver <mrmanan@genevaonlinecom>
Lake Geneva, wi USA - Sunday, July 02, 2000 at 20:26:17 (PDT)
Found this 12" polished stainless steel ball sold as a gazing ball for the garden for around $50. i think it might work good for a VanDeGraff
Kevin Weaver <kweaver@vvmcom>
USA - Sunday, July 02, 2000 at 04:06:29 (PDT)
Somewhere I came across a reference to an article that built a plasma sphere using a decorator lightbulb and a flyback transformer from a TV. I could never find the article on the construction. Can anyone out there help?
USA - Friday, June 30, 2000 at 00:19:57 (PDT)
I need info for a science demo for my class. My Chemistry teacher did it years ago, but I can't remember the chemicals involved. I think it was a hydrogen filled balloon with some kind of photo-reactive dust inside. It exploded when exposed to a bright camera flash. Mad Sci won't answer this kind of question and I can't find any references to it on the web. Thanks.
USA - Thursday, June 29, 2000 at 17:29:08 (PDT)
What do you mean when you "ground" an object or yourself or that an object is "grounded"
Pakistan - Sunday, June 25, 2000 at 07:35:16 (PDT)
CHANGE THE BACKGROUND ON YOUR PAGE. IT LOOKS LIKE SHIT AND YOU CAN'T READ THE TEXT.
USA - Saturday, June 24, 2000 at 21:01:15 (PDT)
nice site visit mine
glasgow, USA - Saturday, June 24, 2000 at 03:22:31 (PDT)
I just wanted to thank you for this fine site. I have been thinking for years of a way to obtain a sphere. Thank you for the globe idea.
John Emery <johnemery@worldspynet>
Layton, ut USA - Thursday, June 22, 2000 at 22:47:47 (PDT)
I need info on building a simple electric DYNAMO. I cannot find any info in the net on the subject. Could come one email me some pointers, or point me to a link? Thank you very much! Eric
Fort Worth, TX USA - Thursday, June 22, 2000 at 20:42:07 (PDT)
Cool Site! Does anyone know the best way to set up a fractal or magnifying lens to project an enlarged TV image from a regular TV? I found a place on the web and bought a complete kit to do this. The picture is clear and huge-as big as the wall, but it seems like there should be a way to make the image brighter, I have to have all the lights turned off in the house as it is. Any help is appreciated.
Elk Grove, CA USA - Thursday, June 22, 2000 at 07:55:50 (PDT)
This question is for anyone who reads it. A friend of mines uncle had showed me an ion gun which he made and I was wondering if anyone know a site that had schematics for one. If anyone knows please send me and e-mail at contagis at yahoocom thanks much.
USA - Sunday, June 18, 2000 at 13:01:01 (PDT)
Hi! Bill .... just a comment .... your site is a success .. my reason for saying so is people are visiting ... and communicating ... whether the information you have on your site is correct or incorrect is a matter of opinion... I do wish that those that object with your opinion would do so in a constructive manner... as far as I see you are trying to help ... and some people are listening to your thoughts...one thing I see is that I must be missing the point somewhere... home schoolers seem to be using some of your thought process.. I do hope it helps them down the road when they need the knowledge to get and keep a job.... I havent seen any particular subject matter on the site that would lead me as a person to say the knowlwdge here would help .... having taught electronics for 35 years to those that work in the industry... and need the knowledge to survive and make their daily bread... I find your site interesting ... but nothing there changed my thought structure about the practical application and theory of Electricity in the Workplace ... so I must just plod on doing what I have done for years teaching those in the industry so there job can be accomlished with less stress and more professionalism.. Cheers Jim
Glendale , CA USA - Friday, June 16, 2000 at 14:41:47 (PDT)
Cool Site! I've been in electronics for many years and am just now getting back to the "fun" stuff. This is a great source of sites to get information on many of my future projects. Thanks!
Doug Ellis <bartengr@pacbellnet>
Napa, CA USA - Friday, June 16, 2000 at 13:42:04 (PDT)
Just happened upon your site while searching for curriculum for my girls Mary and Elizabeth (ages 9&5). We are brand new to homeschool and quite overwhelmed by all the "material". It's great to know you are here for us! Thank you for your time and commitment to imparting scientific knowledge....
Ginger Haney <GIngerhaney@hotmailcom>
Snellville, GA USA - Thursday, June 15, 2000 at 21:12:19 (PDT)
I maintain a site on ESL's, 'The Electrostatic Loudspeaker Circuit. There is a large section on DIY ESL's. The -scientific- input of visitors to this site is more then welcome. Hope to hear from you all. Friendly greetings. Hans Zeeuwe http://www.eslcircuitcom
Hans Zeeuwe <hzeeuwe@eslcircuitcom>
Den Bosch, Netherlands - Saturday, June 10, 2000 at 05:30:22 (PDT)
I am doing a large science project for school about the German Maglev Transrapid, and I found your piece about maglevs very usefull. Thank You
Rombert Stapel <dutch_wombat@hotmailcom>
Almelo, Netherlands - Thursday, June 08, 2000 at 12:21:55 (PDT)
Hi I airsoft and we play at night. I was wondering could you tell me or point me in the direction as to how to build a powerful battery opperated strobe light. That is turned on by pbno switches.
Madison, WI USA - Monday, June 05, 2000 at 17:15:10 (PDT)
I want to do a science project on how different dyes are absorbed by different fabrics. Can you help me with how to go about this and what resources I can use please? I am a 4th grader. Pls e-mail me. Thanks.
Olympia, wa USA - Saturday, June 03, 2000 at 20:56:34 (PDT)
Hi! My friendand myself REALLY REALLY x10000 need a good original idea forscience fair~!!! We are interested in psycology and how the human brain and stuff work. We need something which has lots of experiments to it! PLEAZ HELP!!! If you have any ideas, please (pretty please) (with a cherry on top~!) e-mail me at : minimini at kittymailcom THANKS~!!!
Someone who needs help NOW~!!! <minimini@kittymailcom>
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RUSSELL, - NZ - Tuesday, May 30, 2000 at 20:12:04 (PDT)
The Ranque-Hilsch "Vortex Tube" Refrigerator You mention is not an unused technological device. Good machist's suppliers sell them to cool off metal and other materials that are being machined. The are not overly expensive and the internal parts are sold separately from the devices in some of the catalogs.
Bob Patrick <mwilhm@southshorecom>
Everton, AR USA - Monday, May 29, 2000 at 19:28:00 (PDT)
Enjoyed your site, found the info interesting.
USA - Monday, May 29, 2000 at 16:10:12 (PDT)
Greeting from all of us at The Mail Order Herb Shop
Dr Herbb <godplants@excitecom>
Pine Lake, GA USA - Monday, May 29, 2000 at 07:15:07 (PDT)
Very interesting site. did'nt realize there were so many strong minds out there! Willing to share there ideas with us less curious ones. (ENJOYED)
Ian Coffey <IANMONICA55net@WEBTV>
AUGUSTA, GA USA - Thursday, May 25, 2000 at 18:24:14 (PDT)
Mr. Bill, I had to drop you a line. Your site is one of the most enjoyable and informative on the web. After reading your personal info I have come to the conclusion that you would make an excellent full time teacher. (For the students, if not the institution). I have some electrical and electronic training, but it was not until I read your view on "static electricity" and electricity in general that I really understood some of the things I have worked with. Thank you for the web site and keep it up please. FOBB Don
Des Moines, IA USA - Thursday, May 25, 2000 at 11:03:15 (PDT)
Luv your site, billb. I visited it a year ago when I was doing a science project on maglevs. I saw an experiment on your site that made a 'room temp superconductor' (not really, but it acted like one!) but I can't find it again a year later. If someone could tell me where on your HUGE site it is- Id appreciate that. I want to show my science teacher. THANX AHEAD!!!
- Friday, May 19, 2000 at 18:31:37 (PDT)
Just read your article on energy-sucking antennae. I am pretty sure that my father mentioned it (He's a normal physicist... got his Ph.D in fusion, though he demonstrated that it would not be a practical energy source in the forseeable future... a good 20 years ago.) However, it is not quite correct to say that electric and magnetic fields cannot affect each other. (1) within an EM wave, they do all the time, by cycling energy between the electric and magnetic fields (2) a magnetic field is nothin more than an electric field relativisitically transformed, and vice versa.
Michael Rudmin <Michael_Rudmin@hotmailcom>
USA - Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 11:59:14 (PDT)
I think you guys are missing it in trying to equate gravoelectric fields. The electric force is an offshoot of the weak force. If you wanted to look for a similar offshoot, you should look not off the weak force, but off the strong force. That is, you would have the electroweak force and the gravostrong force.
Not that I expect anyone to find anything, but that is where I would look if I were interested in gravity.
Michael Rudmin <Michael_Rudmin@hotmailcom>
Newport News, VA USA - Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 11:25:03 (PDT)
I wish to build a powerful Ion Fan that uses both high voltage AND high current. I am interested in maxiumum velocity of air movement. The Sharper Image(tm) sells such a device called the Ion Breeze(tm) which is has no moving parts. I wish to make a similar version but which consumes much more power and produces an actual "wind". Please tell me your ideas. I would like to run it four periods of several minutes on Nicads at high power. Thank you.
USA - Thursday, May 18, 2000 at 06:55:06 (PDT)
Enjoyed your site. I put a link to it on my home page. If that is a problem, let me know and I will remove it. TMH
Ted M. Hinerman <tmh2@inetonenet>
Hinton, wv USA - Wednesday, May 17, 2000 at 11:06:09 (PDT)
COOOOLLLL!!!!! I REALLY ENJOY READING ALL THE PROJECTS AND TRYING THEM ALL. THANKS
NICHOLE CRUZ <CRUZASARUS@AOLcom>
CHICAGO, IL USA - Monday, May 15, 2000 at 18:38:22 (PDT)
Great site! I love the links. Another good one for kids seeking science project ideas is "Bizzare Stuff" http://freeweb.pdqnet/headstrong/Cat.htm . So many great sites and growing by the day. Thanks for putting so many good ones together for us. =o)
Meg Poche' <anne_droid@yahoocom>
USA - Sunday, May 14, 2000 at 10:58:00 (PDT)
lots of very interesting info. it was a pity i didn't have time to go through it as in depth a i wanted maybe another day. Think about including some more info on the basics of electromagnetics.
brisbane, Qld Australia - Saturday, May 13, 2000 at 05:20:38 (PDT)
looks of very interesting info. it was a pity i didn't have time to go through it as in depth a i wanted maybe another day. Think about including some more info on the basics of electromagnetics.
USA - Saturday, May 13, 2000 at 05:19:40 (PDT)
Nice site.Thank you for making it 'cause it saved my life... I couldn't find anything about Tesla so...thanks once more
Belgrade, Yugoslavia - Thursday, May 11, 2000 at 08:51:43 (PDT)
Bill or anyone, I downloaded a program about a year or two ago by Joseph Carr which is a filter design program, also included power supplies, amps, etc. Could anyone tell me where to go to find this program it got deleted from my computer. Thanks so much. Don
Don Shryock <don@shryockcomcom>
El Dorado, AR USA - Friday, May 05, 2000 at 08:17:29 (PDT)
You have a very nice site. Would it be possible to place a link on my Homework Help page linking to your page? Keep up the good work:)
Rebecca Woods <TutorDefStudy@aolcom>
Montevallo, AL USA - Tuesday, May 02, 2000 at 14:43:20 (PDT)
I like this site,but you need more intermediate experiments. If you want to e-mail me to talk science,my e-mail address is above.
Sheena Dennel Williams <sheenawilliams2000@yahoocom>
Belzoni, MS USA - Wednesday, April 26, 2000 at 06:42:41 (PDT)
Science lovers: visit my web site, coming in a few days. Current site: home.ponnet/785 http://www.vlfradiocom
Larry Kramer <larry@vlfradiocom>
Fresno, Ca USA - Tuesday, April 25, 2000 at 20:59:44 (PDT)
I LIKE YOUR SITE. IT WAS GREAT BUT NOT WHAT I NEED. THANKS ANYWAY.
AUCKLAND, NEW zEALAND - Monday, April 24, 2000 at 20:09:16 (PDT)
I LIKE YOUR SITE. IT WAS GREAT BUT NOT WHAT I NEED. THANKS ANYWAY.
AUCKLAND, NEW zEALAND - Monday, April 24, 2000 at 20:09:10 (PDT)
COOL IDEA'S BUT IT DID BREAK MY MICRO WHOOPS
Debbie Simpson <debbie.daves@virginnet>
FLEETWOOD, LANCASHIRE - Saturday, April 22, 2000 at 02:44:08 (PDT)
Anyone yet perfect A Time Machine that works? Well sounds Crazy i have read a lot of hoopla on the subject with Flux Caps-and some other wierd shit? anyone got the real deal? e-mail me a.s.a.p no i am no fed just a poor daddy wanting to get rich in winning the lotto..//HEHE
st louis, mo USA - Friday, April 21, 2000 at 22:59:48 (PDT)
I am from Taos, NM. I have never heard any hum. But the hum of the hum thru the air in the coffee houses around the patchouli heads, and such. UFO-wise, do a search on Brad Sleep, my brother, hee hee hee hee hee.
Atomic City , USA - Friday, April 21, 2000 at 10:40:16 (PDT)
good site!! lots of info. you may consider adding my url as a link for inexpensive surplus laser optics and also new 8E75 Agfa holography plates.
robert nichols <hologuy@aolcom>
aliso viejo, CA USA - Thursday, April 20, 2000 at 16:14:12 (PDT)
Really Cool web site !!!!
Owenton, Ky USA - Monday, April 17, 2000 at 11:01:33 (PDT)
COOL WEB PAGE!!:)
Owenton, Ky USA - Monday, April 17, 2000 at 11:00:29 (PDT)
The site "Flying Saucers, Landscape Energies and Lost Technology" has recently opened on http://membersnetscapeonline.co.uk/jimgddrd/tonywedd/ This is a site about the work of the late Tony Wedd of Chiddingstone into these subjects. Your site has been included on the links page; I would be very grateful if you could include it in your links list. Thanks very much, Jim Goddard
Jim Goddard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Addlestone, UK - Friday, April 14, 2000 at 09:34:23 (PDT)
Hi everyone. I am doing a tech project and I need all the info i can get. If you have any info on Magnetic Levitation (Mag Lev) please send it to SM582 at aolcom thanks so much
USA - Thursday, April 13, 2000 at 13:55:35 (PDT)
Static build-up during production of Polyethylene bags. I have tried antistatic bars they don't help. Seems inner bag sides develope static build-up (sides attract each other) during storage! any idea to define the cause?
GREECE - Thursday, April 13, 2000 at 01:45:30 (PDT)
Check out the Avalon Mist Generator at www.fernsfountainscom I jsut discovered this fogger. It puts out about 10x the amount of "The Mist Maker". Finger of God tornado maker
USA - Tuesday, April 11, 2000 at 19:49:34 (PDT)
My Website Has Nothing To Do With Science. I THINK YOUR WEBSITE IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE SCIENCE SITE ON THE WEB!!! I have never seen so many science experiments. THIS SITE IS DA BOMB!
Plano, Tx USA - Tuesday, April 11, 2000 at 17:05:03 (PDT)
Great site, Bill! If you get a chance, check out my web site. In addition to Tesla stuff, there's also a section dealing with electromagnetic metal-forming. Ultrastrong pulsed magnetic fields that shrink quarters to the diameter of dimes.. or less! Keep up the great work! -- Bert --
Bert Hickman <bert.hickman@aquilacom>
Woodridge, IL USA - Tuesday, April 11, 2000 at 14:17:48 (PDT)
I liked the ideas, but they were kinda boring. Some were even invented long ago. Other than that, they were cool. I would love to be a scientist. Tanika Waddell
WY USA - Sunday, April 09, 2000 at 18:36:22 (PDT)
as a inventor i should know that billb knows, very few people have the drive for real inventing . its a life all to its one capt'caveman inventor
David Prater <caveman_65560@yahoocom>
USA - Friday, April 07, 2000 at 22:05:04 (PDT)
you may never see this, but i would like to learn more on magnetics, and simple levitation. I would enjoy being able to do this stuff at home.
Jeheace C. Davis <Jeheace@excitecom>
CampWood, tx USA - Tuesday, April 04, 2000 at 10:04:44 (PDT)
I stumbled onto your site when I was prepping to teach a three day class on Electrical Systems and theory (focusing on ohms law in a practicle manner). I was actually looking for a quotient on the "speed of electricity". After reading for an hour or so I have come to the realization that I am going to be teaching a class confident in the knowledge that I really don't have a clue as to what I'm teaching. You know, I was so smug before this! ;)Thanks for a great web site that I will be returning to often.
USA - Monday, April 03, 2000 at 21:58:27 (PDT)
I'm happy as both a ham radio operator and a parapsychologist to add some information to this site's comments page about "prayer research". The Spindrift Research group began doing modest tests of human consciousness and prayer in 1969. The tests are of two types. Prayer-to-plants which show that humans affect plants at-a-distance and trying new twists on previously done parapsychology tests involving how the mind unconsciously affects objects. Be welcome to view our website http://www.xnetcom/~spindrif [no letter "t" on the address} ... roger & out
Bill Sweet <spindrif@xnetcom>
Chicago, Il USA - Sunday, April 02, 2000 at 16:01:03 (PDT)
Pith balls: what are the best kind-- where can we find them?Please check my e-mail message
Plainfield, IL USA - Friday, March 31, 2000 at 15:08:44 (PST)
Who needs a vortex generator when you have a volcano! http://educeth.ethz.ch/stromboli/perm/etna/etna00b/index-en.html
D Fox <dcfox@mailcom>
- Friday, March 31, 2000 at 11:47:29 (PST)
Heh, You thought you had it all figured out didn't you.....well I am probably not the first to gloat...but did you catch in the headlines today...."Japanese inventor produces first "Air Board" [hoverboard] consisting of a carbon[????] wind turbine engine that is directionally propelled by leaning on the board. here's mud on your face!!!!
San Diego, CA USA - Thursday, March 30, 2000 at 23:33:14 (PST)
You have a fantastic site here and it really pisses me off the way those from large corporations knock sites like yours (and mine) as being "a hobby"). If my associates and I had the money the large corporations do we would hurt them badly. Our ideas and projects are real and feasible but with our limited funding we are doing remarkably well. Keep up the good work and let me know if you interested in a link exchange.
Alan Baughman <greywolfe1960@hotmailcom>
Evansville, IN USA - Thursday, March 30, 2000 at 01:53:09 (PST)
Bill - had other way of contacting you for this message and hope it is not taken as advertisement - Brian David Andersen A revolutionary computer program utilized in the Aura Video Station detects and illustrates the subtle energy patterns of the human body that proves the Quantum Disk FVY REALLY WORKS after being applied for only three minutes. [SNIP]? Go to her website at www.auraexplorationcom to view her feature on Channel 51.
Brian David Andersen <painrelielf@quantumdiskcom>
San Dieogo, CA USA - Friday, March 24, 2000 at 08:47:30 (PST)
I'm trying to find a way of making a really basic microscope at home for a physics project. Any ideas on where plans could be found on the net? Ta. PS: Great site Bill!
Melbourne, Victoria Australia - Thursday, March 23, 2000 at 22:18:45 (PST)
I am working on my final project for physics based on conductivity. In order for me to finish I have to make an experiment that can demonstrate that an electical appliance such as a TV can work submerged in liquid. So far I haven't been able to find an isolator that resembles water and make the whole experiment work. A friend of mine told me she saw the exact same thing in a science museum, but she can't remember the substance they used. I am desperate if anybody could just help me I would appreciate it immensely. Thank you
Mexico City, DF Mexico - Wednesday, March 22, 2000 at 15:00:01 (PST)
Thank you so much for your quick and detailed response to my "why can't I get water to conduct an electrical current" problem. You explained everything so well. I also had a chance to read the electricity articles written by you ( Bill B.) which totally cleared up all those electricity myths I grew up with. And I wonder why I get soo confused. It all makes sense now and I thank you for that too. You also have a 12 yr. old 6th grader totally excited about science, especially physical science as it relates to electricity magnetism etc... Thank you thank you sincerely, Barbara
Barbara E. Smith <barbsmith1@homecom>
Dana Point, Ca. USA - Tuesday, March 21, 2000 at 17:26:59 (PST)
I am helping a 6th grader with a litte report. We have a 6 volt battery hooked up with wires and are using it as a conduction tester. We have been sucessful with metal and thought we would be sucessful with water as a conductor of electricity. We placed the two free ends of our wires in a little plastic dish filled with about 10cc of water and can not get our light bulb to light. What's up, why isn't the flow of electrons being pushed from one end of the wire not able to travel through the water to the other end of the other wire? ??Electron in water too dispersed and can't "line-up" to "march" through the water?? Not enough volts? Help!! My neice is 12 years old and learning a lot and I'm her aunt trying to figure this out too. Thank You
Barbara E. Smith <barbsmith1@homecom>
Dana Point, CCa. USA - Monday, March 20, 2000 at 15:55:23 (PST)
I am attempting to set up a database of plans, schematics and articles which will be available for free for experimenters of all types. However I need some stuff to put on the site in the first place, so any help anyone could give me would be greatly appreciated.
CA The good ol' USA! - Monday, March 20, 2000 at 12:03:33 (PST)
I found a source of neodymium magnets at http://www.industrialliquidatorscom They sell a trapezoidal shaped magnet for $7.50 that looks roughly 1.25" x 1" x 1/2" in size. Unbelievable power!!
Al Day <alkday@homecom>
Ashland, OR USA - Monday, March 20, 2000 at 11:00:00 (PST)
Can't go to the Feliks' Circuit Central which under VARIOUS OTHER HOBBYIST SITES. May be the address already changed.
Hong Kong - Tuesday, March 14, 2000 at 03:00:28 (PST)
I would be grateful if someone could tell me how to eliminate "static" electricity in the office environment without installing fixed equipment. De-ionized water was mentioned, but I`m not sure.I get complaints that the ladies are experiencing "bug bites"on their legs, and I`m fairly certain that it is the charge and not the "bug" that is causing the problem. Thanking you, in anticipation.
Brian Robson <genhym@aolcom>
Herefordshire uk - Thursday, March 09, 2000 at 22:22:34 (PST)
Still my favorite site - especially the article on 'energy sucking'. I have also spent hours trying to figure out what 'charge' is. Just when you think you have it, someone comes out with another version. I looked up 'life' the Britannica the other day and was surprised to find over 20 definitions. My favorite was #18, 'living being'. Have you ever wondered about the squared in e=mc2? My current theory is every particle can travel at the speed of light (linear momentum) as well as spin at the speed of light (angular momentum), giving the maximum total momentum as c * c or c2. When I ask my university buddies, they tell me the c is squared to make the units (ie. joules -> grams) work out. Anyone have any pointers on this? Thanks again Bill - your site is dangerously coherent.
Scott Zimmerman <email@example.com>
Campbell, Campbell USA - Thursday, March 09, 2000 at 03:28:56 (PST)
Just started to visit. I was intrigued when a search for science journals included this website on "Free Energy." I was glad to see that you warn people about crackpots and scam artists. I think you underestimate their numbers, or maybe its just that there are a lot of people who are not quite crackpots but are still barking up the wrong tree. I think you are right on the money about the excessive negativity of what we might call the scientific establishment. They do the same things to creationists -- its not skepticism, as one contributor to the guestbook pointed out, it is the dogmatism, pre judice, and refusal to even consider things that threaten their cut-and-dried world view.
David BUmp <Dbump@concentricnet>
Flushing, MI USA - Tuesday, March 07, 2000 at 07:36:00 (PST)
Alvin Gan Hom <Pumkinfriend@worldnet.attnet>
Saan Francisco, California, USA - Monday, March 06, 2000 at 12:10:22 (PST)
I was just wondering if it is true that when you put cd's in the microwave it creates fractal patterns on them. If so, please email me recommended times, heat settings, etc. to get best results. Thanx
Van Willis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Centerville , UT USA - Saturday, March 04, 2000 at 10:50:38 (PST)
You and that Bruce Perrault are so full of shit, I can smell it from here! I have never seen anything like it!
Exactly just what are you trying to do? Well I could wager a guess. Lets
try...brain washing. You are a fraud. Just like that Perrault guy. I
have been following you, and him for eighteen months now. I have seen
nothing with regards to any developments. ABSOLUTLY NOTHING!
The only thing you do, is talk. The only thing you do is fleese weak
minds for money, you fraud! You are nothing but a salesman. Or should I
say, a ripoff!! I am going to post everyone, everywhere about your
activities...which are nill.
To the person above: yep, you've pegged it: "Weird Science" is purely a hobby at present. Only if some of the "crackpot researchers" make basic scientific discoveries (and get colleagues to replicate them, and convince outsiders to accept them) will it be any more than a hobby. For me it's barely even a hobby, since (as you say) I'm all talk, and I rarely have ambition to do actual experimenting. The only worthwhile things I do are to run the science-edu sections of this site (and to have a 9-5 engineering carreer, and a family.)
Regarding Mr. Perrault: why do you think there is any connection between
he and myself? There is none. I saw him give a talk once, and I've only
sent him email a couple of times. Is it because he's sending messages to
FREENRG-L? I do not censor that forum (except for flamers), and anyone is
welcome to send as many messages as they wish, unless the rest of
Regarding money, the few bucks that SCIENCE HOBBYIST makes go to two
places: to support SCIENCE CLUB INC., a local educational outreach
company, and also it goes into Eskimocom website fees. It comes from
three places: the Amazon bookstore (about $1K/yr), donations from listserv
subscribers (thanks people!!!), and occasionally somebody will send in ten
or twenty bucks to help out. Go here to review the
vast dollars flowing into Science Club. I've never put the donations on
the website because the amounts are even smaller.
Regarding fraud: it certainly exists, and for this reason I strongly
recommend that nobody send any large amounts of money to any "weird
science" researcher UNLESS you can afford to lose it, and UNLESS this is
part of an upfront R&D company with real accounting records, etc., and
UNLESS you have researched the company, talked to other investors, etc.
It's very hard to tell the difference between a valid "weird science" R&D company and a scam artist by watching from outside. Assume that these companies are scam operations unless you have very strong proof to the contrary. In my opinion, these companies should always be NONPROFIT corporations, with every bit of their accounting records made public. Why are they not? It would instantly drive out the scam artists and sociopaths who take in large amounts of cash but spend it on themselves instead of on their businesses. It would also help draw in donors, since they could immediately see to what use past donations had been put.
Bill Beaty < >
Seattle, WA USA - Saturday, March 04, 2000 at 12:22:07 (PST)
The important thing to me is to get the job done,and fix the problem. If it works. Do it. We could eliminate many problems, with a thought. Self propeling levitating gyroscopes for space science applications. Think of how many good space craft have been wasted because of failed gyros. Who cares how it works. If it works . Do it. Got a problem. Fix it. In my opinion, greed, ego, and politics are the greatest enemy in the avancement of scientific technology.
Martin Ulstein <martinulstein@hotmailcom>
Issaquah, WA USA - Friday, March 03, 2000 at 10:35:44 (PST)
wondering if somene could direct me towards a site that lists, textiles.or cloth, with static properties....this site is great.i can see much use in my near future... thanks for your direction....it is GREATLY appreciated
canton, oh USA - Friday, March 03, 2000 at 09:21:54 (PST)
I love your site! I'm a fanatic electronics hobbyist and I regularly visit your page. I also have a website of my own, it's called "Het Belastingparadijs", and the URL is: http://belastingparadys.cjbnet Please visit my site regularly to get some handy fiscal tips!
Marcel Alsemgeest <email@example.com>
Netherlands - Thursday, March 02, 2000 at 12:37:51 (PST)
USA - Thursday, March 02, 2000 at 12:14:40 (PST)
I find that this site is put together better than any other that I have seen in the past. There is no need for the frills...it is the content that counts. I am certainly linking this site to my own. Many of the ideas expressed on this site are not only thought provoking, but elicit one to take action and see the truth with their own eyes. The problem is that too many people are content to lie in a pool of ignorance. This is why great people with even greater ideas fall into nothingness (ie. N. Tesla). One last point, psychologists like Maslow and Jung spoke of the heiracrchy and the collective unconscious respectively. These ideas reach into the corners of humanity's minds and begs for the truth of all knowledge to come out. Most people contain the capacity to approach "knowledge." All we have to do is find and walk the path...never stop learning.
Baltimore, MD USA - Wednesday, March 01, 2000 at 22:16:53 (PST)
visit www.angelfirecom/nv/ark get rotary-converter plan before is too late ! they are realy trying to suppress it very hard, it is free !....... rotophase are OU if resonant to power source!!!!! Hector
Hector Perez <arkresearch@hotmailcom>
mayaguez, pr USA - Tuesday, February 29, 2000 at 18:46:43 (PST)
"GOD HAS REVEALED SECRETS OF LIFE TO ME" ? DOCUMENTED CASE STUDY AVAILABLE ON THE NET The Internet book at http://testament.org documents how God revealed secrets of life to me and provided physical evidence of my previous incarnation as an Egyptian priest. [HUGE POSTING SNIPPED] New Consciousness Research Organization <markrussellbell@earthlinknet>
Los Angeles, CA USA - Friday, February 25, 2000 at 16:46:26 (PST)
i have apropulsione system using waves
kirkby in ashfield, england - Friday, February 25, 2000 at 11:22:18 (PST)
I am a moron. Ok not a moron but electricity confuses the living daylights out of me. Here's my problem. i just got a job at the Miami Museum of Science due to my theatre background and interest in science. One of my shows is about electricity. Standard stuff, Jacob's Ladder, 7-foot tall Van De Graff and a similar sized Tesla coil (I'm told it puts out a million volts)and a person-sized Faraday cage used in conjunction with the Tesla . I understand this on a rudimentary level, which is more than enough for most folks, but THAT'S NOT ENOUGH(mad scientist voice). I want to understand more, be more dynamic, impress more and most importantly INSPIRE more. Help. Where do I begin to learn more, and find more stuff to show? Please help. Thnx
Jeff Couch <JMCSprite@aolcom (or) firstname.lastname@example.org >
Miami, FL USA - Wednesday, February 23, 2000 at 19:50:14 (PST)
it was gooooooooooooooood
jonathan henry <lostboy04@aolcom>
virginia beach, va USA - Tuesday, February 22, 2000 at 16:03:36 (PST)
Great site!!! Please take a visit to The electronics guide and get a free oscilloscope!!!!! (see URL)
The Netherlands - Tuesday, February 22, 2000 at 10:46:07 (PST)
geniuses! question for you. I need to know how to quantitatively calculate the amount of force acting on an iron core when it is placed in a solenoid. Or more generally, the quantitative force acting on a mass of magnetic material caused by a electromagnetic field. Thanx for your thought.
don moonis <donmoonis@hotmailcom>
hamilton, on canada - Monday, February 21, 2000 at 18:37:20 (PST)
Great site! A link you might want to add is omegacom. You've probably seen their catalog, and their site is online data of their products, ie pressure, temperature, and other transducers.
Dave Hyde <dhyde@cnmnetworkcom>
Lancaster, CA USA - Sunday, February 20, 2000 at 15:19:06 (PST)
OUTSTANDING site I have been working with laser systems for 10+ years and I have recently been researching time travel using tc's ala Philadelphia Exp. also the study of psychotronics is fascinating I urge all to look into this field,can be a bit frightening at times but fascinating none the less thanx again keep spreading the infomation.
MO USA - Sunday, February 20, 2000 at 01:17:21 (PST)
I read your page on more musings on "energy sucking antennas". You mention the possibilities of induced radioactive decay. Sorry, you are a little late: http://www.utdallasedu/research/quantum/cqeseg3.htm These parties (and their Russian collaborators - one of whom actually thought of this idea in 1963. Honest!) are attempting to make a gamma ray laser. They already are investigating gammma and x ray luminence and flouresence. Remember the bad Star Trek movie about the whales when Chekov held a gizmo to a nuclear reactor to "store energy" for the spaceship? Funny idea, widely hooted by my physics friends. Now it is becoming reality.
Hiroshima, Japan - Saturday, February 19, 2000 at 22:43:32 (PST)
Hall sensor/ Pick-up coil Automotive? Hi, I am looking for a Hall sensor for my volvo 740 gle 85.This is a three wire hall sensor, black, green and red. The Hall switch # is 1 230 329 024. Any Ideas where I may be able to locate this sensor? Please e-mail me. Thanks for your time.
Scott L. bosquez <Bosquez@webtvnet>
Empire, La USA - Thursday, February 17, 2000 at 21:10:11 (PST)
This is pretty much exactly the page I would want to make, to explain the thrill of science generally, only a lot better than I would do to it. You come here, and spend hours playing games with your head. Learn stuff. Get better at thinking. Have fun.
One quibble, but major-ish: you abuse the work "skeptical". You say scientists are "too skeptical" of the non-docterinaire. That's counter productive--Feynman himself always insisted the most valuable lesson of science is the habit of doubt. What you should say is that we are not skeptical *enough* of ourselves, and our docterines. Science *is* skeptisism.
USA - Thursday, February 17, 2000 at 13:35:01 (PST)
This is the most interesting site I've ever seen. For instance, I had never heard of a dry pile until I read about it here. If anyone has information on the details of constructing such a device, I'd like to hear from them.
J. Dunlap <jomad13@hotmailcom>
CA USA - Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at 17:16:41 (PST)
Hi, i am interested
Wantagh, ny USA - Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at 17:08:45 (PST)
Dear Bill and readers, Do you know anyone who currently sells radionic devices? Supersensonic Energy Technologies, LOR'D Industries,and Advanced Research and Development (as per your ~billb/freenrg/rdionic1.txt pages)appear to be out of business. I'm interested in purchasing new or used devices and/or plans for making them (especially Christopher Hills' Supersensonic devices such as HEFIGAR, radium block, Turenne rule, positive green pendulum, Pi-ray device, etc). Thanks, David Wingard Huntington, WV E-mail: fifr at earthlinknet
David Wingard <fifr@earthlinknet>
Huntington, WV USA - Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at 11:54:48 (PST)
As I was reading your page about "Energy Sucking Antennas" (http://amasci. com/tesla/tesceive.html) my thoughts turned to gravity waves. As I understand it, one of the major problems that those trying to study gravity have is that the wavelength of gravity waves is so huge; they have to build huge costly structures deep in the earth just to detect them. If the concepts discussed on that page could be used to build a much smaller structure to detect (and possibly even generate) gravity waves that could produce a huge leap forward in our understanding of how the universe works.
Leland Hosford <HosfordL@homecom>
Cedar Rapids, IA USA - Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at 08:01:31 (PST)
Hi, I'm currently researching a television programme on ball lighning and wobndered if anybody knew of any video footage available. Many thanks.
Aberdeen, Scotland - Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at 07:32:05 (PST)
Have you considered the ultimate answer to destroying "traffic waves" and jams? Reduce the number of automobiles on the road. This is best accomplished by staying home sick :-), carpooling, and using mass transit.
Scott Vaughan <wystle@ipassnet>
Cary, NC USA - Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at 05:39:06 (PST)
The concept that an acausal connecting principle is active in the space/time continuum was advanced by Pauli, Nobel Prize-Physics, he included the comment that, "our primary mathematical intuitions can be arranged before we become conscious of them." Details forwarded to the science group PEAR, Princeton University, were verified, proving the acausal connection. Responsible researchers can contact me for details, please indicate affiliations.
todd laurence <delaurence
new york, ny USA - Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at 04:22:15 (PST)
I wanted to tell you guys that this web site is so COOL! It has helped me out alot Thanks. I also got some help from http://www.testyourwatercom for water quality projects just thought id let you know. Thanks
MA USA - Tuesday, February 15, 2000 at 10:58:05 (PST)
If you are really interested in antigravity, try this one - http://bosnic.hypermartnet PETRUS + 385-(0)1-3363624
Petar Bosnic - PETRUS <email@example.com>
Samobor, Langova 35, Croatia - Monday, February 14, 2000 at 09:30:03 (PST)
Cool site--brought back memories of my own childhood experiments with Mom and Dad's microwave. Put a match under a clear glass bowl--the match will ignite and most of the flame stays confined in the upturned bowl. Use a large bowl or you've got a plasma rocket on your hands. The one I used had scalloped edges--I'd advise against a bowl with a flat rim. I and the microwave survived that particular experiment and are both still operable. :) Cheers, Patrick
Patrick Bishop <patrickbbishop@hotmailcom>
Bronx, NY USA - Sunday, February 13, 2000 at 23:50:54 (PST)
Bill: Good site and nice projects. I was trying to help my seven year old his school project and looked at the charge detector but I could n't tell how the fet is supposed to be wired. I got the part from radio shack and it is numbered 1,2, 3 and it is would be helpful if u had identified which terminals are 1, 2m3 or which emitter, collector or base. They specify gate, source but I could n't tell which source or gate from the diagram. Thanks for your help. Site was a great help.
Chicago, IL USA - Saturday, February 12, 2000 at 22:04:16 (PST)
hi bill! might have heard of me. i am the demon who pesters big brother. i have a gift: this catalyst turns water to fuel when exposed to sunlight. it is a ball of titanium dioxide and covered on the surface with interspersed bits of ruthenium dioxide and platinum. you can ask bruce of nu energy or geoff of solaris about me. lots of neat stories
Didi Feberrus <feberrus2@hotmailcom>
albany, NY USA - Saturday, February 12, 2000 at 19:32:07 (PST)
Fab site. I'm so glad to see science sites for kids. Any tips on where to go to find info. on Mosquitoes or insects for the younger crowd? I'm doing a grad-project on Mosquito abatement education and am including resources for K-12. Want to get those kiddos interested in science, esp entomology!! Thanks for a great site....... Bookmarking it now!
USA - Friday, February 11, 2000 at 13:23:27 (PST)
what is the speed of eletricity,if you tie in two 300 amp welding machines, wiilyou have 600 amps.
john mc dade <jmcdad9897@aolcom>
ridgecrest, ca USA - Thursday, February 10, 2000 at 20:26:10 (PST)
As the owner of a rather huge collection of all kinds of holograms, I am finding that many people do not know the difference between a hologram and lenticular lens. I teach middle school sciences and have my own web page devoted to holography education (and expansion of my collection). I really found your site by accident and think its great! Feel free to contact me anytime for ideas or help.
Honeybrook, pa USA - Wednesday, February 09, 2000 at 05:30:11 (PST)
I build the craddle device and the solenoid did not repel both poles of the magnet only one pole i built another but it did the same thing could it be that i am only using 15 v or could i have fried the hall effect densor please somebody reply asap t hankyou
chris riley <limpbizkitjr@aolcom>
clarksville, tn USA - Tuesday, February 08, 2000 at 07:12:46 (PST)
I would like to find out why (and when) the U.S. electrical system decided to use 60Hz for everyday voltages, while Europe uses 50Hz. Any info on this would be appreciated.
Rick Miell <rickmiell@rianet>
La Junta, Co USA - Tuesday, February 08, 2000 at 07:05:58 (PST)
There is a new theory from two researchers in NZ that state ball lightning is burning silicon. Silicon is lifted up out of the ground by the superheat of an earlier normal strike. The ball lightning I saw was in the air by some 5 to 8 thousand feet traveling laterally; I'm not buying it...nice try guys.
David Chapman <dcinfrance@aolcom>
Dijon, France - Sunday, February 06, 2000 at 03:05:06 (PST)
I think I have seen Ball Lightning. Around 1998 I was in a car during a bad storm and I saw something shaped like a ball it look kind of green/yellow/orange/and red. I was very fast, very loud, big, and close to us. The other people in the car didn't see it
Minnesota USA - Saturday, February 05, 2000 at 15:27:52 (PST)
I want to know at 7hz what db and watts required to have lethal/fatal effects?
bombay, india - Friday, February 04, 2000 at 04:23:11 (PST)
ANTIGRAVITY (Gravifugal) FLYING CRAFT! Blueprints are available at this link for development of small flayinf carft utilizing new way of using the Earth natural gravitation.
Gravifugal Crafts <Petrus@awakenone.freeserverscom>
Samobor, HR Croatia - Thursday, February 03, 2000 at 08:14:08 (PST)
this site is really pitiful. it needs more links. then it has a CHANCE of being okay.
Unknown, ?? Unknown - Wednesday, February 02, 2000 at 07:47:54 (PST)
THIS SITE SUX
Jasmit Singh <BLiNGBLiNGJATT12>
VALLEJO, CA USA - Tuesday, February 01, 2000 at 17:38:49 (PST)
Really Cool Website! But I dont think it has what im looking for. But other wise it is really nice. Many intresting thing u have put into it. It is one of the best science pages i have been to. It is really easy to use. It is NOT complicated like some other web pages i have been to. Once again i have to tell you or whoever made this web site, it is REALLY nice!!!!!!!!
Ca USA - Monday, January 31, 2000 at 19:02:31 (PST)
THIS SITE IS #1, IT REALLY HELPED ME GET A GREAT SCIENCE PROJECT. UNKNOWN!!!!
UNKNOWN, UNKNOWN - Monday, January 31, 2000 at 18:10:14 (PST)
I REALLY LIKE YOUR SITE. THERE IS A PLACE NOT TO FAR FROM WHERE I LIVE THAT HAS MAGNETS REALLY AT GOOD PRICES EVEN THOSE ONES YOU CALL COBALT SAMARIUM AND THE NEODYIMIUM. I BOUGHT A BUNCH OF THEM AND THEY ONLY HAVE A 25 DOLLAR MINIMUM ORDER AND THEY TAKE CREDIT CARDS. THEY ARE CALLED MAGNETS ARE US INC AND THEIR # IS 1-800-470-3350 I BOUGHT THESE ONES CALLED 40 MGO STRENGTH 1 INCH IN DIA AND 3/8 THICK AND THEY ARE SO STRONG THAT TWO OF THEM TOGETHER CAN NOT BE PULLED APART. IN FACT THEY TOLD ME THAT THESE WERE THE STRONGEST THAT COULD BE MANUFACTURED. I THINK THESE MAGNETS ARE EVEN DANGEROUS ESPECIALLY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Mishawaka, IN USA - Sunday, January 30, 2000 at 23:35:53 (PST)
What a great site!! My question has to do with NIB magnets. I recently purchased a few and have be observing the interaction falling through a copper tube (slowing down effect). What I wanted to try was to see if this slow down could be calculated using the classical physics formulas. I have an experiment in mind hat would tell me this but I am missing one piece of information. What I need to know is the strength of the magnetic flux at the surface of the poles. IE I am working with cylindrical magnets about 1 inch in diameter and 1/4 inch thick. They are magnetized such that the flat surfaces are the north and south pole. I am interested in the magnitude of the flux at the pole face. The value of the flux should be expressed in WEBERS and since I know the area of the pole I can then determine the Flux density in WEBERS/METER^2 and then I could carry out my experiment. Any help or advice would be much appreciated so please email me if you can offer anything. Thanks in advance, Andy
Andy Galloway <andyg77@yahoocom>
Payson, Az USA - Friday, January 28, 2000 at 21:47:06 (PST)
electronic ile 10 seneden beri ilgileniyorum bir cok projem var bu aralar mukemmel g? kaynaklar??erinde ?l??orum eger ilgileniyorsan? bana mail at?
turkey - Friday, January 28, 2000 at 17:29:47 (PST)
schematics I mean schemactics.
USA - Thursday, January 27, 2000 at 17:50:54 (PST)
Need info on railguns, schenatics picture ect. nice page
USA - Thursday, January 27, 2000 at 14:13:29 (PST)
I am 12 and would like to do a science fair project on G-Force. Can anyone give me some ideas on how I can demonstrate this on a small scale. It is fascinating for me, but need some ideas on how to set it up. THanks a lot.
James Corwell <JSC1987@aolcom>
Santa Monica, CA USA - Wednesday, January 26, 2000 at 13:55:26 (PST)
Hi, my name is Philip Smith and I am fourteen. I have a science fair project and need help with it. I am dealing with a Leyden Jar and am having dificulty with it. If you have any info at all, please email me at philip59252 at hotmailcom thanks
Philip Smith <philip59252@hotmailcom>
outlook, MT USA - Tuesday, January 25, 2000 at 19:29:33 (PST)
I read your stuff about traffic waves and would like to do something with it for a science fair in actual traffic. The problem is how to watch what's going on =) I'm thinking a friend with a video camera on an overpass, but I dunno if its high enough. Any ideas? Perhaps I could find some kind news folks who wouldn't mind letting us use thier helicopter. lol... Thanks...your page rocks =) --Brian
Memphis, TN USA - Monday, January 24, 2000 at 17:21:18 (PST)
I respectfully submit "Amazing Little Epsilon" for your review. It's an essay on the construction of a scale-model pyramid that amplifies and sends into the air the scent of objects placed inside it.
William Kapsaris <kapsaris@aolcom>
Niles, IL USA - Sunday, January 23, 2000 at 21:29:59 (PST)
Doing experiments such as the ones described on this page gives us all insight into the beautiful world of physics.
Helpdesk Man <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Milwaukee, WI USA - Sunday, January 23, 2000 at 13:25:18 (PST)
Re.traffic waves: isn't this the Bernoulli effect (More pressure, less speed)
Peter Lawton <Peter_john.lawton@virginnet>
Birmingham, UK - Sunday, January 23, 2000 at 07:45:02 (PST)
I'm looking for anyone who would like to meet others with similar interests( discussing and/or recreating some of the experiments or devices.(a place would have to be settled on democratically) Leave your name,and email.
Leyland Burgess <leylandb@yahoocom>
Montreal, Canada - Sunday, January 23, 2000 at 02:49:27 (PST)
Im sure that I am not the first to comment on this.. but who exactly comes up with the ideas in the "Evil Genius Hoaxes" section LOL They certainly are not geniuses... in fact they sound like pre-teens with major issues... The only one that even looked remotely intreguing was the "Im being chased by a plasma ball" LMAO I gotta admit, it would be funny if it could be pulled off.. the rest? Sigh.. get a life people... :) Steve, age 25, Virginia P.S. Love the site other than that.. lotsa good stuff in here... Im a [reasonably] self established experimentor, with about 20 years of electronics and the like under my belt.. and i must say, the gears are spinning faster than ever now... hehehe
VA USA - Thursday, January 20, 2000 at 22:32:22 (PST)
Ok, so airplane wings *don't* suck. But what about the spaghetti question? http://www.straightdopecom/columns/970214.html Scroll down a bit.
USA - Thursday, January 20, 2000 at 19:16:01 (PST)
I am still laughing at your explanation for traffic jams - I have been stuck in your Seattle traffic and your explanation makes perfect sense to me. I travel many hundreds of miles every week which leaves plenty of time for major traffic problems...I will no longer let them jdiscourage me. I will just remember your explanation and have a good laugh. Thanks for making my day!
Bonnie Mitchell <Skitzo2@bellsouthnet>
Louisville, KY USA - Tuesday, January 18, 2000 at 15:45:35 (PST)
Your explanation of the "exploding water" shows that you have no understanding of basic physics. Either that, or you enjoy frightening people. Very ignorant and irresponsible.
USA - Tuesday, January 18, 2000 at 12:20:56 (PST)
I really do like your web site! It seemed to help me out a lot on my Science fair project. Thanks!
Blacksburg, SC USA - Monday, January 17, 2000 at 12:59:41 (PST)
I built a miniature version of the electrostatic motor using plastic film cannisters instead of pop bottles. It works quite well.
USA - Monday, January 17, 2000 at 12:10:51 (PST)
Can anyone tell me about using an electrostatic charge to thaw frozen pipes? Am I dreaming or is there such a tool or theory?! Please e-mail me ASAP.
ted cohen <tedcohen1@excitecom>
portland, ,me USA - Monday, January 17, 2000 at 10:35:48 (PST)
why dont you think of somre real projects
noyb, ca USA - Sunday, January 16, 2000 at 21:45:43 (PST)
"Everything electrical runs on smoke. If you don't believe me, just let out the smoke and see what happens." Great site!
fred snook <myob>
Stockton, Ca USA - Sunday, January 16, 2000 at 11:29:28 (PST)
"Everything electrical runs on smoke. Id you don't believe me, just let out the smoke and see what happens." Great site!
fred snook <myob>
Stockton, Ca USA - Sunday, January 16, 2000 at 11:28:44 (PST)
"THE FIRST HOMINID WAS DISCOVERED IN GERMANY"
This is dead wrong.
As adorable little kids, we've all been taught time and time again that
the first Neanderthal specimen was discovered in 1856 in the Neander
Valley, Germany, near the town of Dusseldorf, by a guy named Johann
Fuhlrott. Actually, the earliest find was made in 1829 in Belgium, of a
two-and-a-half-year-old Neanderthal child. It was recognized more than 107
years later. Nineteen years later, in 1848, an adult cranium was
discovered, this time in Gibraltar, but it remained unrecognized until
1864. So long, Neander Valley ...
Thanks for the great site.
McLean <jpcool78 @ AOLcom>
fayetteville, ga USA - Thursday, January 13, 2000 at 14:14:54 (PST)
Education in science is important. You've helped spark people's interest. Keep up the good work. If anyone is interested in Renewable Energy or Solar Energy Projects, please see http://www.solideascom/ and the links page accessed through this page. Prof. Greg Smestad
Dr. Greg Smestad <gsmestad@solideascom>
Monterey, CA USA - Thursday, January 13, 2000 at 12:33:07 (PST)
Ottawa, On Canada - Wednesday, January 12, 2000 at 08:35:32 (PST)
I'm master student and I have a project about the maglev control with H-inf & H-2 controllers.If anyone can help me I'll very glad. My mail :alpatli at yahoocom *or* email@example.com
ugur alpatli <alpatli@yahoocom>
turkey - Wednesday, January 12, 2000 at 01:04:58 (PST)
Bill, you are a really cool guy. I'm gonna make a few million dollars so I can fund your research. Thanks for such a great page.
Jasper Blues <bluesjasper@yahoocom>
Sydney, NSW Australia - Wednesday, January 12, 2000 at 00:29:29 (PST)
I like all of the info on here. It gave me so many ideas!
Ryan Hastings <555wer>
Seaford, DE USA - Tuesday, January 11, 2000 at 10:09:48 (PST)
USA - Tuesday, January 11, 2000 at 10:08:48 (PST)
me hate you
USA - Tuesday, January 11, 2000 at 10:07:50 (PST)
Hi does anyone have a good science project? E-mail me!
ar USA - Monday, January 10, 2000 at 08:00:59 (PST)
How to cut friction on the maglev train? I used magnets also on the side to keep the card from contacting the boards. To move the car I mounted a magnet on each side on the rear of car with the same pole facing at an angle downward; dang thing kept going faster when i let go.
USA - Friday, January 07, 2000 at 05:01:26 (PST)
Hello everyone!in reference to magnetic pain relief, the Amway corporation has for sale "Magna Bloc"s (sic) you will find them on WWW.amwaycom or WWW.magna-bloccom Please not this is NOT advertising it is for your information!!!
Terry Allen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
peachester, QLD Australia - Wednesday, January 05, 2000 at 20:42:41 (PST)
i think this site is great! i was looking for something more on hamsters or other rodents. but n e way it is a good site
greenville, va USA - Wednesday, January 05, 2000 at 19:01:00 (PST)
Notes on "Lex Luther Death Ray" Wouldn't it be better to use salt-water? Liquid Argon (probably non-existant)? Also, could you put a hose on the end of the device to get those hard-to-reach places?
Nick Moor <ANTarchimedes@aolcom>
Yuma, AZ USA - Tuesday, January 04, 2000 at 11:11:26 (PST)
I think this web site is really boring, doesn't have interesting experiments, and need more advanced projects for kids like me and my friend sweetpie-see we are in TAG and this stuff isn't challlenging enough. From my point of veiw right now, this website stink. I'm going to yahoocom
SWEET HEART!!~~ <------------->
New Brunswick, NJ USA - Monday, January 03, 2000 at 17:48:01 (PST)
I liked the ideas, but they were kinda boring. Some were even invented long ago. Other than that, they were cool. I would love to be a scientist.
Tanika Waddell <tanikaw2@yahoocom>
Washington, DC USA - Sunday, January 02, 2000 at 15:35:22 (PST)