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Fwd: RE: [GreenYes] Scientific Breakthrough Liberates Energy Users from Fossil Fuel Dependence
Thoughts on the posted Energy Press Release...

--- Michael Poremba <michael_poremba@yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: "Michael Poremba" <michael_poremba@yahoo.com>
> To: "'e cooney'" <edc10000@yahoo.com>
> Subject: RE: [GreenYes] Scientific Breakthrough
> Liberates Energy Users from Fossil Fuel  Dependence
> Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 19:01:53 -0800
> 
> Other people are also suspicious.
> 
> http://www.h2eco.org/wwwboard/messages/1469.htm
>
http://www.evworld.com/databases/shownews.cfm?pageid=news071202-01
> http://www.idahostatesman.com/story.asp?ID=27402
> 
> Here's the explanation from their web site:
> http://www.genesisworldenergy.org/process_grfx.htm
> 
> Sounds fishy. Here're my reasons why 
> 
> (1) They refer to the comments of water molecules as
> molecules rather
> than as atoms. A molecule is two or more atoms. They
> are supposed to be
> separating out the hydrogen and oxygen atoms from
> water. The atoms then
> combine into molecules (H^2 and O^2). So their
> diagram should show
> storage of pairs of atoms (combined as gas
> molecules) in a two-to-one
> ratio. They instead show the storage of gas as
> atoms. Their diagram was
> obviously not created by scientists.
> 
> (2) It's headed by someone who used to be in
> insurance sales. I bet
> they'd like to set you up with a policy, too. A
> package deal.
> 
> (3) Separating water into hydrogen and oxygen
> generally requires a lot
> of energy. They claim that they accomplish this with
> the help of a
> catalytic-electrical process that uses very little
> energy. Unless
> they've developed some new trick, very doubtful.
> 
> (4) Produces hydrogen to replace your residential
> natural gas? Yeah,
> right. What if I don't use all the gas it's
> producing? There's no
> auxiliary hydrogen storage, and no pump to maintain
> good gas pressure.
> 
> "...the only mechanical aspects of the Edison Device
> are the small
> circulation pumps and micro-valves that control the
> flow of water and
> gases." -- Taken from their technology overview.
> 
> Maybe this thing just kicks on when the gas line
> pressure dips? Uh-huh.
> 
> (5) They say heat is converted into electricity
> inside. Traditionally,
> you need to run some kind of generator to do this.
> It would be noisy.
> 
> (6) Their text sounds like it was written by a
> greeting card company.
> Check this out:
> 
> "By early 2001, a team of over 400 visionaries from
> a wide spectrum of
> disciplines, including science, technology and
> engineering, was
> assembled to crack the scientific and technological
> breakthroughs
> necessary to make this technology possible. This
> team of dedicated men
> and women who have very diverse ethnic, religious
> and political
> backgrounds were able to set aside their differences
> for the common
> benefit of mankind. But it isn't the recognition,
> fame or fortune that
> motivated the Genesis team to pursue this challenge.
> In fact, they
> desire to remain in the background, letting the
> technology receive the
> attention. Rather, it is their passion to make a
> positive difference in
> the world that compels them."
> 
> Top-secret scientists. Uh-huh. Right.
> 
> (7) The founders are from New Jersey. That link to
> an article at the
> Idaho Statesman includes a tiny captioned photo of
> the three family
> members behind this project. Take a close look at
> them. In this little
> photo of them, I'm reminded of the WWF. How about
> you?
> 
> I say, don't knock out a wall in your new house for
> one of these things
> quite yet.
> 
> --Michael
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: e cooney [mailto:edc10000@yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 4:33 PM
> To: Michael Poremba
> Subject: Fwd: [GreenYes] Scientific Breakthrough
> Liberates Energy Users
> from Fossil Fuel Dependence
> 
> What do you think? Half sounds like a spoof... Heard
> anything on it from other sources (seems like it
> should be all over the news).
> 
> --- Stephan Pollard <sp@cast.uark.edu> wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 15:00:05 -0600
> > From: Stephan Pollard <sp@cast.uark.edu>
> > To: Green Yes <greenyes@grrn.org>
> > Subject: [GreenYes] Scientific Breakthrough
> > Liberates Energy Users from Fossil Fuel
> >  Dependence
> > 
> > Though folks might be interested in this press
> > release found on E-WIRE.
> > 
> >
>
http://www.ewire-news.com/wires/C757AA38-AA19-45AE-8E0A3F2838562317.htm
> > 
> > --
> > Stephan
> 


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