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Originally posted by EndOfTheWorld7
U.S Military / gov admits is using technology 50-100 years ahead of whatever crap we got.
They have super computers
And if you try to make anything too good like free energy you get popped.
The technology manifests as a device that is said to be “over-unity,” or more than 100% efficient, meaning its output is greater than its input, so once it gets started it is self sustaining and continuously generating usable energy.
..Quantum physics is an active field of study at many universities...
small scale over-unity devices would provide a tremendous boon to the global economy
Certain technologies - such as human cloning, stem cell research, eugenics, manufacturing techniques for certain drugs and certain weapons/bombs - are suppressed, but these technologies are suppressed on ethical grounds.
because then we would be stuck believing every myth and legend and would have no grasp of reality.
Computers replaced type-writers, yet the typer-writer industry didn't suppress computers. Cars replaced horse drawn buggies, yet the horse drawn buggy industry didn't suppress cars. Cell phones are replacing land lines as we speak, and no phone company is fighting to suppress cell phones.
There are no technologies for which this is true in history. Why once industries become established is there ever any progress if they are out suppressing the competition? Because they aren't. It might be good for them but it's a against the law and the government enforces that law because obviously advancing technology ALWAYS benefits economies. If this was the way that the world worked - that new technologies were suppressed by the industries that they threatened - you would not see the kind of constant technological development that you do see.
Originally posted by Tim00
universities get money from government, scientists get paid by universities, and they study what they told to study, and they study the way they are told to study. you are unable to study something if you don't get money to study and you can go and ask money for studying all kind of "mambojumbo".. and if you don't get money you can't study..
Originally posted by Pilgrum
With the current 'flavor of the month' in the field of innovative research being 'global warming', the study of cleaner greener energy sources and implementations are exactly what's getting the most financial support right now. Hydrogen technology research is the big thing getting research grants here at present and that's at all levels from production (eg nanotube solar cells) down to distribution, storage and converting existing engines to use it.