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Re: David Sereda's Diminished Gravity Demo?

From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:36:25 -0400
Archived: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 19:01:15 -0400
Subject: Re: David Sereda's Diminished Gravity Demo?


>From: Eleanor White <ewraven1.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:20:25 -0400
>Subject: David Sereda's Diminished Gravity Demo?

>A young man, David Sereda, claims that if two strong magnets
>are bolted together in a position where they repel, this
>assembly can be dropped from a moderate height, and carefully
>timed, and the assembly will take measurably longer to reach the
>ground than other objects.

>This was at a 2010 UFO symposium and suggests that gravity's
>effect on this assembly was reduced.

>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-x3E39PMMI

>Has anyone heard that claim and is it documented somewhere
>independently?

>David's specific description spoke about two _toroidal_ magnets,
>bolted, apparently (with large washers) through the 'donut'
>holes.

>I don't have any experience with toroidal magnets. One would
>think that if the flux is confined to a circular path inside the
>toroidal core material, there really isn't a discrete 'north' or
>'south' pole on the external surface.

>Perhaps repulsion or attraction would take place according to
>whether the two toroids have the flux 'circulating' in the same
>direction, versus 'circulating' in the opposite direction?

>Does anyone have a pair of toroidal magnets to try this out
>with?

This experiment was described by Ben Rich, former Head of
Lockheed Skunkworks, in the following video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzwOFCSFms4

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