From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul> Date: Sun, 12 May 2013 13:30:55 -0400 Archived: Mon, 13 May 2013 06:01:21 -0400 Subject: Re: David Sereda's Diminished Gravity Demo? >From: J. Maynard Gelinas <j.maynard.gelinas.nul> >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >Date: Sat, May 11, 2013 at 11:16 PM >Subject: Re: David Sereda's Diminished Gravity Demo? >>From: Eleanor White <ewraven1.nul> >>To: post.nul >>Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 17:49:29 -0400 >>Subject: Re: David Sereda's Diminished Gravity Demo? >>>From: J. Maynard Gelinas <j.maynard.gelinas.nul> >>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> >>>Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 18:43:55 +0800 >>>Subject: Re: David Sereda's Diminished Gravity Demo? >>>>From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul> >>>>To: post.nul >>>>Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:36:25 -0400 >>>>Subject: Re: David Sereda's Diminished Gravity Demo? <snip> The above says that the scenario that Bushman describes is the same as Mr. Manic's, but it's not as simple as that. In Mr. Manic's scenario, the magnet is dropped down a copper tube, and a magnetic force opposing the motion comes with the current induced in the copper tube. In Mr. Bushman's case, the magnets are not dropped down a tube but appear to be dropped in air down a stairwell or elevator shaft. There is a possibility that current was induced in the metal of the building, and the field resulting from that current might then have slowed the fall of the magnets. But also, the fields are different in the two cases. Mr. Manic dropped a single magnet down a copper tube, while Bushman dropped the more complex magnetic field of the two magnets bound together down either the stairwell or elevator shaft. It is not at all obvious that the two scenarios are equivalent. Certainly, there is sufficient ambiguity that we cannot say for sure that Lenz's Law can explain Bushman's claimed effect. Would the induced field from the building infrastructure have been strong enough to retard the velocity of the magnets? The following quote was apparently invented to minimize Bushman's claims since, as far as I can tell, he makes no such statement in the video. >"See this," Bushman continued, as he held out a sheet of paper >with writing the camera can"t discern. "This is a paper signed >by someone you've never met who will attest to the fact that he >witnessed this event once and that proves anti-gravity!" Bushman does say that he has signed statements from the nine witnesses that the effect occurred as described. Of course, according to scientific protocol, the statements and the document describing the experiment are not evidence until they appear in the public domain so that the experiment can be replicated. But just the video description might prompt someone not bound by secrecy agreements to try the experiment, especially considering that Lenz's Law may not apply. It should be clear to anyone who looks that gravity R&D has not been addressed publicly for a long time now. William Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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