This event was long-awaited. Back in 2005 the scientific and the business community is disturbed by reports that a Randy mills, the head of the company Blacklight Power (BLP) has opened a new, virtually inexhaustible source of cheap energy, associated with the transfer of hydrogen in a new, previously unknown to science low-energy state called "hydrino". "Financial times" in an article entitled "the Atomic bomb, rassypuha scientific world" is pretty accurately reflected the effect of the work of mills. He swung not only on energy, proposing a method of obtaining energy at a price one hundred times lower than the currently existing, but on the very foundations of modern physics and quantum mechanics.
"Nonsense," said influential skeptics, "fractional quantum States of hydrogen atom". The scientific world did not accept the work of mills, says Wikipedia. And yet to dismiss the sensation could not – after three years of his revolutionary theory was confirmed by practice: was built the first prototype of the reactor that worked on "fuel" from water, and in couple of months Blacklight Power has attracted investment of $ 60 million. In October 2008, "wall Street journal" told about a new company's success – were built two reactors, 1 and 50 kilowatts, which have been successfully tested at the University of Rowan. Report on the testing of the plant, struck the scientific world, went to "si-EN-EN".
What happened next, everyone knows the economic crisis broke out, and the young company had hard times. From 30 people in the company (which is more correctly called a private research Institute), left 22. However, as time went on, and appeared more and more work and development confirming the opening of the mills. Rose firms operating in the same direction: from California Brillouin, Leonardo Corp of Italian Andrea Rossi and Defkalion the Greek.
From cold fusion to LENR and hydrino
All of them, though not offer a "fuel from water" work in the same direction, which we often (and mistakenly) referred to as "cold fusion, and only sometimes – the English acronym LENR, "low energy nuclear reactions", or "cold fusion", i.e. "cold fusion". After Fleischmann and Pons announced their discovery of the possibilities of cold fusion reactions, it has been 25 years, and much has changed – came a better understanding and more accurate terminology, and, finally, commercially viable technologies.
I must say, the enterprises working in the field of LENR has made remarkable progress. If the current sources of energy require significant investments, fixed costs, environmentally harmful, and organize themselves around powerful groups of specific interests, new sources of energy much cheaper and safer. For example, E-Cat Andrea Rossi with a capacity of 5 KW can fit on the table without emitting any greenhouse gases or radioactive waste and runs on fuel element, the size of the battery that should be replaced every weather.
Leonardo Corp recently sold the license to produce their plants firm Industrial Heat involved in the introduction of new technologies. In a special press release this company, issued January 24, says that the world needs a new, clean and efficient source of cheap energy. This technology will improve the standard of living in developing countries, and reduce pressure on the environment. "Our goal is to make this technology widely available."
Competitors of Andrea Rossi also does not stand still. The California company Brillouin has signed several multimillion contracts for supply of its installations, including in South Korea. Given the well-known ability of residents of South-East Asia to adopt foreign technology, with no doubt protected by copyright, and energy hunger in China, the consequences of such transactions it is easy to predict.
However, despite all the successes of alternative energy, the scientific mainstream "in emphasis does not see" new technologies – the leading scientific journals of the West is still flatly refuse to accept for publication a scientific article, going in the wrong direction. This, in turn, increases konspirologichesky sentiment in public and suspicion of the existence of oil and gas mafia, actively lobbying for their interests among the scientific community. And these suspicions must be said, are not unfounded...
And again – the bombshell: BLP announced the demonstration on 28 January a new installation. At this time, the reactor power is a good 10 Megawatts, enough to light 10 thousand apartments. The orchestra presents a device installed and how it works. Published and patents to develop (they are in Russian language – "Method and device for converting matter into energy and energy into matter", (Patent RU 2180458)).
The description of the essence of a patent can cause stuttering not only by professors of physics, but also school teachers of chemistry. "The invention relates to methods and apparatus for releasing energy from hydrogen atoms (molecules) as their electrons are impacted with a view to their transfer to lower energy levels, with smaller radii (smaller values of the major and minor semi-axes), rather than in the ground state (the so-called "hydrino" – ed.), by providing energy sinks or methods to remove energy resonant with the frequency emitted by the electron energy, with the aim to stimulate these transitions according to modern atomic theory."
Whether the authors of the patent of the Russian poor inventors would not see them patent, as their ears. But Western secured and uncles had to make concessions, Tisnov in the text is completely unnecessary here, "according to modern atomic theory." That's the problem – in the modern theory of "hydrino" mills is not fit. He is the Creator of its own. In this theory it stands out among the theoretical developments of the creators of LENR technology. Apparently, the reaction in which the plants operate mills are not even to low-energy nuclear as a peculiar class of strong chemical reactions that were previously unknown.
Portrait of "Einstein of the 21st century"
It is impossible not to sympathize with the skeptics: shrug mills did not succeed because he is a prominent theoretical physicist. In 1999 he published a fundamental work on quantum mechanics – "unified theory of classical quantum mechanics", and in 2011 – an impressive three-volume "the United theory of classical physics" (although it is not translated into Russian, but is in the public domain). However, when you cannot refute, it is possible not to pay attention – his work has the scientific world is trying hard not to notice.
The mills theory does not introduce any exotic essence of the "Higgs boson". In fact, it relies on one new thing – the idea of the electron, which considers not point wave-particle, and particle of an infinite number of rotating spheres. How here not to remember worn in Soviet times, Lenin said that the electron is as inexhaustible as the atom. Amazing, but true – since Lenin's idea of the electron has not changed. Starting from this modest starting point, and gradually developing it, a new theory solves a lot of problems, pursuing physics for decades – the so-called problem of the energy balance of the Sun, the problem of dark matter, and previously inexplicable moments in the spectra of radiation of atoms. Finally, the theory of mills restores to quantum mechanics the principle of causality, ridding it of the theory of probability and become literally a byword of corpuscular-wave dualism.
The prediction of a new, virtually inexhaustible source of cheap energy, it is a bonus of the new theory – but what! The value obtained when the hydrogen in hydrino energy is about 100 times lower than traditional technology, and the fuel source is ordinary water.
The Randall mills as little like a self-taught – he is a man with three degrees (the medic, chemist and electrical engineer) the most prestigious American universities – Harvard and mit. Definitely, he is one of the most knowledgeable people in the industry.
Last, but not least, it's a human quality. To be honest, many prominent scientists and inventors were a people with a complex character that prevented them to realize their ideas. Fortunately, Randall mills was a man of friendly and sociable, and thanks to the Board of Directors of BLP gathered brilliant professionals with impeccable reputation. Among them - Michael Jordan, former CEO of Westinghouse, and Shelby brewer, chief nuclear scientist in the Reagan administration.
Unfortunately, in the perception of the scientific community even the most fruitful theories are no miracles – as was noted by Thomas Kuhn, theories replace each other only with the change of generations of scientists themselves. As science strives for novelty, in fact, no one really likes revolutionary theories. Given that the book mills theory, outlining the hypothesis of the existence of hydrino, was released in 1992, and experimental confirmation – in 2008, I would venture to suggest that at least a minimal chance for the Nobel prize he will appear not earlier than years through five.
The consequences of the energy revolution
Even with the big delay, but the information about breakthrough in the field of energy technology and entered the post-Soviet space. On 12 January published an open letter to a prominent journalist Maxim Kalashnikov President Putin, "We need nuclear project-2".
"We will try to outline the threat to the Russian Federation of development in the world of this new "pocket" nuclear energy LENR. Do it for yourself, for your brains, citizen Putin, government officials and "academics", count we cannot", he writes.
In a rather colorful expressions Kalashnikov paints a picture of what is happening, coming to the conclusion that the coming "crash of the oil economy means the collapse and most dangerous crisis of countries such as Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf monarchies. (In Russia on the collapse of "Gazprom" and oil companies will overlap the collapse of Rosatom). Dramatically poorer Islamic world, will cease feeding his extremism and terrorism oil sheikhs. In the Islamic world will start a split, catching a dangerous distemper, it will start to collapse entire countries. Russia, which has sharply reduced budget, can also fall apart, clearly having lost Ukraine and Belarus".
Note one caveat – Kalashnikov does not speak about the opportunities physics mills, and it not only radically cheaper energy technologies, and new materials, engines, transportation, communications (including underwater), arms (ultraviolet lasers), heavy duty battery, corrosion-resistant coating, a milestone in the development of electronics and space exploration.
And that's not all. Following the scientific and technological boom and economic boom is inevitable, and powerful social shifts. The energy is power. Decentralization of energy sources threatens not only the oil and gas mafia, it threatens to deprive the ruling elite rather significant part of its political power. The energy revolution will inevitably lead to social revolution.
It seems that it is the last circumstance most of all frightens the ruling circles – how else to explain that the last quarter of a century the development of new technologies was carried out in the absence of state funding and the active opposition of the scientific establishment? But if the republics of the former Soviet Union the development of technology and science was able to completely stop and to exsanguinate in the United States this has not happened – a quarter of a century "corruption" resulted in large-scale "underground fire" that threatens to bubble up, and absorbing the scientific establishment and the ruling elite.
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