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Self Contained Power Source?

gwernol Re: Not perpetual motion (397 comments)

If I'm reading the text of their patent correctly, it's not for the motor, but for the magnet assembly used in the motor. Maybe I'm missing something, but even with that limitation the patent looks pretty weak. Doesn't it cover just about any use of permanent magnets in a variable configuration to modify a magnetic field?

Yeah, their pseudo-science is laid on thick, but it looks to me like a variant on the Lutec scam which is, funnily, always going to be ready "at the end of the year X" where X is whatever calendar year you are currently in. Check out their site. They even quote an anonymous but "notable" physicist, color me impressed:

http://www.lutec.com.au/

Anyway, this looks like another in a long line of "use permanent magnets to make a perpetual motion device" concepts.

Yup, no doubt.

more than 8 years ago

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