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Science Pron

Posted by mesablue on September 11, 2007

This will be incredible if they can find a practical application.

Radio Frequencies Help Burn Salt Water

ERIE, Pa. – An Erie cancer researcher has found a way to burn salt water, a novel invention that is being touted by one chemist as the “most remarkable” water science discovery in a century.

John Kanzius happened upon the discovery accidentally when he tried to desalinate seawater with a radio-frequency generator he developed to treat cancer. He discovered that as long as the salt water was exposed to the radio frequencies, it would burn.

The discovery has scientists excited by the prospect of using salt water, the most abundant resource on earth, as a fuel.

The scientists want to find out whether the energy output from the burning hydrogen — which reached a heat of more than 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit — would be enough to power a car or other heavy machinery.

“We will get our ideas together and check this out and see where it leads,” Roy said. “The potential is huge.”

Very cool. It would take a loooong time to use up all of the salt water on the planet.

Via Hot Air

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Never forget

Posted by mesablue on September 11, 2007

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