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controversialPilot Wave theory suggests Trumpet shaped Emdrive would have more thrust

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A radio frequency (RF) resonant cavity thruster, EmDrive, is a controversial proposed type of propellentless electromagnetic thruster with a microwave cavity, designed to produce thrust from an electromagnetic field inside the cavity. Researchers José Croca and Paulo Castro from the …

controversialChina’s Emdrive in Chinese TV propaganda

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A Chinese television propaganda piece that the english title claims to describe the EMdrive propellentless drive project. It appears they have or will very soon attempt to put the EMdrive into space in a satellite. The piece does not make …

controlversialEmdrive inventor Shawyer patenting new approach and has bigger claims

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Roger Shawyer is the original inventor of the Emdrive. He claims to have a new generation EmDrive and has filed for a patent in the UK. The Emdrive is super-controversial propellantless space drive. Many argue that there are problems with …

emdriveNASA Technologist proposes Acceleration Mechanics for New Propellant-less Space Drives

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Glen Robertson has over 30 years of advanced propulsion research experience and development for the NASA – Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL as an Aerospace Technologist. He helped establish the Advanced Propulsion Research Center and conducted/supported many advanced …

controversialEMdrive inventor Shawyer’s latest information on military applications and superconducting EMDrive progress

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Roger Shawyer, SPR Ltd, invented the EMdrive and recently gave an EMdrive presentation to the UK Defence Academy Shrivenham. EmDrive is the first true Propellantless Propulsion technology. High frequency electrical energy is directly converted to thrust. It is a resonant …

emdriveSolar powered EMdrive version of Space Battleship Yamato

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Space Battleship Yamato is a major anime movie series. The original Yamato movie in Japan eclipsed that of the local release of Star Wars. It was followed by over a dozen movie sequels. After aliens attack in 2199, the Earth …

controversialIf EMdrive is real and scales with Q factor then we get almost Star Trek level Technology

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Adam Crowl considers spaceships if EM-Drive is verified as a real thing. If the NASA emdrive performance of 1.2 millinewtons per kilowatt. 8.3 TeraWatts of power would be needed to provide 10 million newtons of thrust to accelerate a 1000 …

chinaContinued claims that the EMDrive is being tested on the X-37B

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In November 2016 the International Business Times claimed the U.S. government was testing a version of the EmDrive on the Boeing X-37B and that the Chinese government has made plans to incorporate the EmDrive on its orbital space laboratory Tiangong-2. …

controversialTokamak Energy plans net electricity production fusion by 2025 and commercial grid production by 2030

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Experimental and theoretical research has shown ‘spherical’ tokamaks to be a “fast route to fusion” compared with more “conventional” tokamak devices such as Joint European Torus (JET), according to David Kingham, chief executive of Tokamak Energy. “By pursuing this route, …

emdriveCarnival of Space 492

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The Carnival of Space 492 is up at Urban Astronomer Universe Today – Mars Curiosity Rolls Up to Potential New Meteorite Universe Today – Last Man on the Moon, Gene Cernan, Has Died Nextbigfuture – Giant soap bubble on earth …