posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 06:43 PM
Adding my 2c...
1) Perpetual motion is possible in 100% vacuum. Do not underestimate the word "perpetual" though and confuse it with "a really long time".
Perpetual means forever as in it will never stop if left untouched...not it will last 100 years, 1000 years or ever 1,000,000 years...Keep this in
mind when making claims.
2) The machine and video in question clearly demonstrates a self-propelled machine that will last as long as the magnets or any other movie parts can
handle. The ticker on the machine that raised the bar/magnet would eventually wear and tear until the machine stopped though. The sudden impact of the
ticker as well (on larger scales anyway) would reduce efficiency as that impact is "lost kinetic energy" depending on how fast this machine would
rotate on larger scales with larger magnets you are looking at some serious issues.
3) What many I think fail to realize is that in order to get energy from a spinning type of machine or generator there needs to be a load or
resistance, this removes the word "vacuum" from the whole equation and suddenly the date of expiration becomes sooner and sooner as the load is
increased to increase power output. Not exactly "perpetual" at that point...
4) I do agree that many of the magnetic motors could and are much more efficient than our current fossil fuel motors. The reason being that when
people determine the overall efficiency of fossil fuel motors they rarely if ever consider or calculate the expenditure of energy needed to acquire
the fuel for that machine to work in the first place. Calculate the energy spent to get the fuel for the machine to work and you can get a much
clearer picture of exactly how inefficient fossil fuel based machines/motors really are. They need to be fed "constantly" and that food they eat,
isn't necessarily easy to get...it requires a lot of energy from those same energy eating machines...
5) utilizing "fuel" sources that are more abundant and easily obtainable such as (water, especially salt water) would increase efficiency greatly.
The fuel byproduct degradation time to raw source material being shorter will increase efficiency as well. One of the most interesting recent
discoveries in this area that I have found was imploding bubbles that apparently contain/release a significant amount of energy for their size
The reason there is a resource issue is because the resources we are utilizing and having issues with take a verrrrry long time to regenerate...nat
gas, coal, oils, trees, etc...these things have been in the works for hundreds if not thousands of years...If the amount utilized far exceeds the
amount regrown or regenerated the fuel will deplete and has essentially lost all efficiency...this is the crossroads were at now.
Energy and electricity is probably the root cause of all our modern problems and its being addressed with a glancing look every now and again by the
worlds "leaders" (use that term loosely because I don't believe in self appointed leadership).
The wars, the poverty, the suffering economy can all be easily reduced and remedied with a well overdue discovery in energy technology. If the world
is to continue to grow and progress energy will have to become cheaper and more abundant. This would reduce the wars that we go to over it, killing
people on both sides...This will reduce the burden the modern man has economically having to continuously pay for it to even exist in the modern
world, travel, internet, etc...
After that energy technology is discovered the new crossroads for the course of mankind will be if that technology will be held for ransom in the form
of a patent to enslave all our future children...OR...given freely to mankind with no catch 22 to utilize and allow everyone to become more
independent and free...
sorry for the rant, should have been its own thread but meh...