Who says there's nothing new under the sun? Plasma physics suddenly gets cool!

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by BrianW, Jun 6, 2002.

  1. BrianW

    BrianW Cinematographer

    Jan 30, 1999
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    Here's a remarkable little story about an inventer who had an inspriational idea and isn't quite finished running with it:
    Plama Gun
    I hope this guy gets some recognition for his efforts. I haven't seen a succession of ideas this cool in a long, long time.
  2. Mary M S

    Mary M S Screenwriter

    Mar 12, 2002
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    What's sad is the funding he did acquire was from the BMD, seems the commercial conglomerates, (utilities) are never interested in funding the green side of research.

    Although it might come in awfully handy when we need to blow that earth trajectory asteroid into tiny bits.

    I love this stuff. My FIL used to see St Elmo's many times playing across his aircraft, and once in his career experienced, balled lighting which tracked down the center aisle of a plane a long time ago, it went between the flight attendants legs and she fainted.

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