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Splish Splash Moving Objects in a Bath

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posted on Aug, 11 2014 @ 06:30 PM
Read this article about using wave action to actually control floating objects to go anywhere you want even against the direction of the waves. This may be a beneficial discovery as to clean up oil spills when they occur.
A Water Tractor Beam…

Thought it was interesting, might lead to more beneficial uses or ideas as they consider…

posted on Aug, 11 2014 @ 06:57 PM
a reply to: SeekingDepth

Interesting find op

I wonder if this could work in air? Controlling weather?

posted on Aug, 11 2014 @ 10:36 PM
I doubt this would work in large real-life applications in the sea as they suggest.

Despite that it's certainly interesting, they also admit current theories can't explain some of it.

posted on Aug, 12 2014 @ 05:56 AM
a reply to: igor_atsthat tank he is testing in, are like they use for devolping boat hulls and they work in real life in the sea,but i suspect the power requirements when you scale this up could equal a nuclear reactor.
but for controling currents in the ocean it could be immense,where we control the sporning areas and begin to farm the sea like we do the land.

posted on Aug, 12 2014 @ 06:05 AM
This works in a tank because the waves can bounce and reflect off the solid sides of the tank...if this was tried in the sea, the waves and the energy driving them would quickly dissipate and the effect would be negated.

Unless they placed floating pontoons or enclosed off a section of sea with solid temporary walls to allow the wave to reflect off, i can't see this working outside of the lab.

posted on Aug, 12 2014 @ 06:21 AM
a reply to: MysterX

Agreed. Swishing stuff around in a fish tank is one thing.....

From a theoretical position as a space tractor beam; to create waves in space, it might require something to be outside of space (the system) for it to work- in the same way the mechanism driving the waves in the fishtank is not entirely within the fluid (system) it manipulates.....

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posted on Aug, 12 2014 @ 06:58 AM
let me explain these tanks to you again,they are proven to give accurate respones ,the side of the tanks that are mentioned give the effect of when a wave hits a cliff and bounces back and gives a counter wave in the opposite direction,they infact have tanks with maps of the world in them for calculating wave effects and sunami predictions so yes if it works in the tank with a wave generator it can be scaled up,

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