Category Archives: Energy

Why Oil Drilling is NOT the Answer!

I think most of us worry to much about the price of gas, rather than the much larger strategic implications of oil prices and whom we buy it from. We currently buy 75% of our oil from outside our contry.  … Continue reading

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The Perfect Car?

I worked on a hybrid electric car in the 70’s  Unfortunately we could not get anyone even interested in the idea.  The mechanical laws of physics remain the same, and I am still confused why our concept has never been … Continue reading

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Global Warming is Good For You!

       Why do we only hear bad things about global warming.  Aren’t there any good things?  Could it be because you are being manipulated?  Already you are hereby ordered to use dangerous mercury filled florescent light bulbs, yours and … Continue reading

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…..Only Outlaws will Have Light Bulbs

       Finally, our lawmakers have banned incandescent light bulbs. These will be replaced by mercury filled CFL’s for which we have no disposal program.  Never mind, the fact that they won’t work in your outdoor fixtures in the winter.  … Continue reading

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Energy Follies…Finally an Answer!

       This is not some revolutionary technology or breakthrough of any kind.  In fact, it is the ORIGINAL societal energy resource.  Except only now do we have the technologies to scale it up.       GEOTHERMAL ENERGY is the Answer!  … Continue reading

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Energy Follies…Solar Power and Windmills…Need More Education?

       I will not likely give up posting on energy any time soon.  only because I find the media and political coverage so disgusting.  Don’t get me wrong I think many of these ideas have potential.  Always keep in … Continue reading

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Green Energy or How Deep are Your Pockets? Chapter 2 Methanol

     As people began to quickly realize ethanol from corn was not a good solution, we heard oops on that one, but now I have it right with cellulosic methanol.  So the same people who sold you a bill of … Continue reading

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Green Energy, Ethanol, Methanol and other Scams! Chapter 1

     Here I go.  This is no doubt part of my endless set of diatribes on energy.  I am a physicist by education, with emphasis on nuclear physics to boot.        In Silicon Valley "Green Energy" is becoming all the … Continue reading

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Storing Nuclear Waste at Yucca or is it just Yukee?

     Ok I confess I live in Las Vegas.  Candidly the proposed nuclear waste depository here is a great opportunity.  If it were me, I would pass a myriad of state laws to insure we made the rest of America … Continue reading

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Florescent lights are Dangerous!

    This blog is intended as a public service.  I don’t think anyone appreciates how dangerous the mercury in these things can be.  I am reprinting guidelines on what to do if you break one.  THIS SHOULD BE REQUIRED … Continue reading

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