Zero-point energy studies suggest Particle/Antiparticle rotation

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Recent papers reminded me of my earlier studies on temporal propagation, allowing an alternative to Matter/Antimatter without requiring exotic particle opposites for each. Continue reading

Wing-In-Ground Effect (WIG) “Flying Sub”

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My students asked about the prop-less submarine propulsion system, so I explained the origin of its design as a flying submersible for maintenance of the floating power grid. Continue reading

Fixed propagation of Light through a Vacuum

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The 2-D representation of a photon’s existence carries its third dimension within its path orientation (accessible as polarization), while the fixed rate of C may be an artifact of the universe’s passage along the photon’s existence. Continue reading

Apparent wave/particle duality of photons.

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Energy propagates at a fixed velocity through a vacuum, designated as C. Experiments with light indicate the apparent duality of a photon’s state – light will act in a wave-like or a particle-like manner depending upon the conditions of the … Continue reading

WIG Hovertrain: Innovation Takes Time

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I wanted to share my idea for a form of rapid transportation that uses magnets for propulsion and the wing-in-ground-effect (WIG) for suspension above a track. Various “hovertrain” ideas using air suspension have been examined since before I was born, but are still being explored today as well. Continue reading

Taking Part in Round 3 of the #SciFund Challenge

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STEMulate Learning is taking part in Round 3 of the #SciFund Challenge, trying to crowd-fund equipment for our research into K-12 STEM education. We are attempting to obtain support for a basic 3D scanner and a EEG neurocomputing headset to improve our student’s ability to control their robots by thought alone. If we exceed the initial funding goals, we will obtain a high-resolution 3D scanner suitable to museum artifact curation. All of our work will be shared openly through file sharing sites like Thing-i-Verse so that students and teachers around the world can take advantage of our results. Continue reading

#SciFund Round 3 “Telepathic Cyborg Robots”

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In Round 3 of the #SciFund Challenge, I will be crowd-funding a neurocomputing headset to expand our preliminary efforts with thought-controlled devices. The preliminary prototypes can only control the speed of a robot or train, but with the Emotiv EPOC headset we will be able to let students take control of complex devices and to identify enhancements for their learning environment itself. This project provides a bridge directly connecting student’s thoughts and dreams to their creations, providing a spur towards STEM interest. Continue reading

#SciFund Round 2 Project B Support Results

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During the 2nd Round of the #SciFund Challenge, crowd-funded support was provided to test the artificial “Solar Seaweed” system, with very positive results after the open-water tests conducted in the Gulf of Mexico. The design was proven to work and additional areas for further research were revealed. Continue reading

#SciFund Round 2 Project A Support Results

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Our #SciFund Challenge, Round 2’s “Personalized Robotics” project is already showing the value 3D printing presents to educational settings, connecting educators with freely shared 3D model designs and letting students and teachers create custom, personalized designs to meet many educational needs. Continue reading

SciFund Round 1 Support Results

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In Round 1 of the #SciFund Challenge, we created a supercomputing node that continues to lend its power to the World Community Grid every week, providing over 14 years of CPU power by October to help deal with critical global problems. Tweeting its successes every week, it also provides a continuing tool for education and inspiration of STEM-aligned young learners. Continue reading