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Old 18th May 2019, 12:10
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Powering the World with Magnets

Article in today's WSJ.

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The astrophysicist Carl Sagan liked to say that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. But Dennis Danzik’s assertions blow past extraordinary and motor right on to fantastic.

Mr. Danzik, the science and technology officer for Wyoming-based Inductance Energy Corp., says he has invented a magnetic generator, a flywheel system that extracts usable energy from the interplay of exotic magnets—also known as a free-energy device, a cousin to the fabled perpetual-motion machine.
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I find the idea quite attractive.
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Old 18th May 2019, 12:25
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Originally Posted by treadigraph View Post
I find the idea quite attractive.
Very droll...
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Old 18th May 2019, 12:28
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Is it a prepellant?
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Old 18th May 2019, 12:37
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Is Mr.Danzik a Pole? This would be his best field for study.
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What would constitute 'exotic' in the world of magnets ?
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As soon as the sacred name of Tesla is mentioned in relation to these types of devices, you know it is a scam designed to raise money from the gullible and stupid. As for hiding proprietary techniques, if anyone had truly invented a genuine energy generator, the world would heap awards and unlimited wealth on the inventor without the need for patents.

SCAM!
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To me, everything about this screams snake oil, but if, IF, some as yet unknown, unmeasurable, invisible, force exists, it will equal the achievements of Faraday, Marconi, James Watt, Archimedes, and more latterly, fermi. It WILL change the known world. No wonder they refuse to turn any crucial information over to those who would choke the life out of it at birth. They are obviously not short of investment, or believers, so we will have to wait while they slowly introduce it to the world to gain broad acceptance.

This approach to the introduction of something so lifechanging does not require a bold strategy, but one that is right for the benefit of all humanity. I wish them well.

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Old 18th May 2019, 13:43
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He stores his magnets in a pole vault.
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Mr Danzik probably doesn’t give a flux what any of us think.
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Old 18th May 2019, 14:12
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A Tesla power system......
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A Tesla power system......
I'm still looking for a way to extract all that energy that he pumped into the earth from the Niagara Falls. It's just sitting there waiting...

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His machine is akin to a child spinning the wheel on an upturned bike, but instead of the force being the childs hand momentarily slapping the wheel at a tangent, it is replace by the push of opposing magnets of the same polarity, one on the wheels circumference and one momentarily placed so it's field pushes the magnet on the wheel then withdrawn before its drag effect is felt as the next magnet begins to align, supposedly the energy taken to move the fixed magnet back and forth is less than the energy imparted on the wheel.
He is by no means the first to discover this idea...it doesnt work anyway and I don't know how he is getting investment

P.S. I Though the wall Street Journal was supposed to be a serious publication, has it perhaps started employed millenials complete with a total lack of critical analysis skills
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As a kid I thought I had invented a similar type of system,but it required the geared intervention of an interrupter plate that blocked magnetism .....That was after my attempt to square the circle. (which also went down in flames) .
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I'm still looking for a way to extract all that energy that he pumped into the earth from the Niagara Falls. It's just sitting there waiting...
I was implying it was the sort of thing Musk might use to seek investors to put another few $B into his car project. - and of course making the pun about magnetic field strength being measured in Teslas.

It s not fun when you have to explain it....
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Originally Posted by treadigraph View Post
I find the idea quite attractive.
I'm afraid we're poles apart...
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Old 18th May 2019, 21:24
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Magnets on flywheels - just run them past wire coils. Tesla and Edison were on to that quite some time ago
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Old 18th May 2019, 21:27
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Could this be adapted to drive a large circular conveyor belt?
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Old 18th May 2019, 21:48
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That might just fly...
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There was a Dublin based company proposing a similar arrangment a few years back

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steorn

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