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This has nothing to do with money. He wanted 51% ownership. If you own more then 50% of a company or product you, basicly, get to choose where it goes to and what it is used for.
It has everything to do with money. If you license the technology rather than selling it, you own 100% of it, so "ownership" of the technology never becomes an issue. But you won't get a huge sum of money immediately plus guaranteed profits down the road, you'll just end up getting whatever people who want to adopt the technology can make out of it. That, most definitely, comes down to a matter of money.

I'm still skeptical. Unless this tech. has been quashed by competing technologies, it's in the category of "too good to be true."

The guy wouldn't even release samples to prospective buyers for analysis before settling on a contract. I'm not surprised no one wanted to buy into something that they couldn't verify with their own tests. It comes down to greed, plain and simple.
    
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Anyone with claims that defy thermodynamics are automatically under extreme suspicion. Incredible claims require extraordinary proof.
Half of Einstein's "laws" weren't proven. In fact some still aren't.
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nice when can we start building the enterprise? And can we admit yet the law of thermodynamics might not be a law. And for people who dont believe in inventors and scientists without some big name university degree eat s......

And of course since he wont license to the military/gov it wont get much attention
Same goes for the people who say traveling faster than the speed of light is not possible. Of course it is, we just can't do it yet.
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Same goes for the people who say traveling faster than the speed of light is not possible. Of course it is, we just can't do it yet.
I agree 100%.
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Same goes for the people who say traveling faster than the speed of light is not possible. Of course it is, we just can't do it yet.
Umm you do realize why we currently believe its impossible right? If not google special relativity and prepare to have mind=blown. We may eventually find a way but its definitely not an 'of course.'

OT: I really want to believe this but my skeptic light is blinking. I'll be interested to see if anything develops now that he's dead.
Edited by Sylence - 6/16/11 at 9:41am
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Umm you do realize why we currently believe its impossible right? If not google special relativity and prepare to have mind=blown. We may eventually find a way but its definitely not an 'of course.'

OT: I really want to believe this but my skeptic light is blinking. I'll be interested to see if anything develops now that he's dead.
The key words to remember are that you can't ACCELERATE to speeds faster than that of light. But you CAN go faster than that, that is what a tachyon is. Also, there are plenty of theoretical ways to "get around" moving in normal space. The fact is, that these "laws" are only laws because they are the closest to what we can define as true. There are always fringe cases, and that is what you exploit.
Edited by bruestle2 - 6/16/11 at 11:36am
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Will it blend?
I doubt it
Starlite... isn't that a pornstar name? lol
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The key words to remember are that you can't ACCELERATE to speeds faster than that of light. But you CAN go faster than that, that is what a tachyon is. Also, there are plenty of theoretical ways to "get around" moving in normal space. The fact is, that these "laws" are only laws because they are the closest to what we can define as true. There are always fringe cases, and that is what you exploit.
e=mc^2 (: something about the energy required reaches an infinite level when approaching the speed of light yes? And as you said, you can't accelerate to those speeds but indeed wormholes ,slip space, or whatever you wish to call it could be a way around this (: Think of it as you staying in one place but the space around you moving a la that one scene in the new Star Trek... that is if I remember all this crap correctly ha.
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I agree 100%.
we can't break the speed of light but the conventional laws of physics allow to warp space time to go faster than it
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