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Thorium Plasma Battery Technology Eliminates Nuclear Risks

Discussion in 'Philosophical Forum' started by Professor Plasma, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. Professor Plasma Outraged in Osaka

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    At the risk of being black-balled and ostracized by my government and peers, I feel compelled to speak out as a plasma physicist. Since 1959 the scientific community knew that Thorium was a better, safer, and more economical option to power nuclear reactors, yet they pursued uranium - why?

    Simply put - because Thorium cannot be used to make nuclear bombs or power nuclear submarines - the two driving forces that gave birth to America's nuclear program. Why is Thorium superior? For Five reasons as follows:

    1. Thorium is more stable and contains 20% more energy density than Uranium, thus yielding more energy per ton and dollar.

    2. It is impossible for Thorium reactors to have a catastrophic meltdown like we saw with Uranium in Chernobyl. Therefore there is no lethal risk to the community or world.

    3. Thorium is more readily available in abundance while Uranium deposits will be fully depleted within the next 10 years, and almost 80% of Thorium deposits are found in the U.S. not in unstable countries.

    4. Thorium does not pose the disposal nightmare that we experienced with uranium over the last 3 decades.

    5. Since Thorium is not suitable for atomic weapons, we need not worry about emerging nations who really want and need and nuclear energy while we fear a secret nuclear weapons program.

    So with all these benefits, why are we still using dangeous uranium that makes every nuclear reactor a ticking time bomb? In simple terms - the military industrial complex, big oil, and all the politicians whose campaigns were funded and supported by both.

    In 2004, Thorium plasma batteries made their debut as compact portable devices that could provide reliable power for 3-7 years, non-stop, without a recharge. Three inventors came up with 3 different but similar designs and all three worked flawlessly - providing a green alternate energy source with no adverse safety or environmental concerns.

    Since these stand-alone batteries can be manufactured in various sizes consider the following applications:

    * Laptop and other PCs
    * Electric bicycles & scooters
    * Automobiles
    * Trucks
    * Ships & Barges

    But think BIG and one of these plasma batteries the size of a shoebox could power a complete 5 bedroom house and every appliance in it. Or one the size of Hummer could power a complete 300 unit condominium complex without any external power grid connection. But think even bigger still... A battery the size of that same 5 bedroom house could power the City of Dayton - by plugging it into the local power grid. And there would be zero emissions. Thorium plasma power can eliminate every coal plant in the world in less than 5 years. But it gets better still...

    If we were to drive electric cars and trucks powered by plasma battery technology, we could reduce global warming by 30% within five years and perhaps 50% within a decade. But what is good for mankind and our grandchildren poses a huge threat of financial loss to others - primarily big oil and politicians. Here is why...

    While two-faced politicians talk about greening the world every four years just before they face elections, they are being wined and dined by big oil (Remember the Cheney-Enron affair?) to complicitly keep us addicted to oil. Why?

    Because roughly 43% of all revenues paid for gasoline and other fuels are collected by the government in taxes, and these taxes provide more than a third of the nation's operating budget. Adopting green Thorium plasma battery technology would reduce national oil consumption by more than 85% and how would our pols get by with 33% less tax revenues. Once gotten, graft is no sot easy to surrender as one Senator told me last year - "It would be easier to quit smoking after 10 years of chain smoking!"

    So in essence, short term greed obfuscates even the chance of any long term vision or concern for our grandchildren. But if we found a way to use Thorium to make some horrific weapons of mass destruction that could kill millions if people in some foreign oil-rich land 5,000 miles away, Congress would be throwing billions into its development. In reality, those who are supposed to be serving "We the people" are simply serving themselves and the oil giants for as long as they can possibly profit.

    Actually, my recent information is that the U.S. and Russian militaries are already using these nifty batteries in their most sacred and secret programs (i.e. unmanned underwater missile launchers, spy drones, super long-range torpedoes, etc). So while Uncle Sam ignores our critical and immediate public need for green energy and clean air, they are preparing for some future war that could be years away, even though we now have enough weapons in our arsenal to destroy every major city in the Eastern hemisphere within 10 hours!

    Meanwhile, there are over 100 nuclear plants fueled by dangerous uranium vulnerable to natural disasters, terrorist attack, or targeted in the event of our next war. Each and every time a nuclear accident takes place, we all become potential victims left only at the mercy of the blowing winds. Our fates our left to luck.

    Japan's nuclear fiasco is perhaps the final alarm Mother Nature will sound for us. Those of you with the interest and intelligence to sort fact from fiction need to start doing a little homework about Thorium plasma battery technologies and put the screws to your local pols, and compel them to put commitments in writing before they get your vote. As you may know by now, their ears only listen to us citizens every four years. Afterwards, they let money do all the talking - at our expense and risk.
     
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  2. PerveeSage The guy in the bush

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    My first thought is how awesome the discovery of thorium is, and how horrible the thought of politics surrounding and destroying its possibilities is.

    The second thought is if you really are a plasma prof from Japan, and why are you on a manga forum?

    The third, is I am amazed at what a global forum NF is.
     
  3. abcd &#803

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    India has the highest thorium deposits in the world ... They are like 15 years behind on thorium nuclear reactor roadmap :/
     
  4. Sunrider Angry Negro Advisor

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    Do there exist any articles or sources detailing the uses of thorium for energy? I'd like some links to share with others.
     
  5. Sanity Check away fighting dragons

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    http://www.narutoforums.com/showthread.php?t=581613
     
  6. Coteaz Active Member

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorium#Applications
     
  7. soulnova Hello Kyuubi

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    From the Wiki:

    Well, wow. I have never heard of this before. It actually seems more than promising.

     
  8. kayanathera faraway

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    This quote is laughable;the fact that thorium can be used to power a cycle has nothing to do with that stupid notion.I doubt you even know what plasma means:notrust
     
  9. CrazyMoronX Old Man

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    Sounds like a miracle drug. Like marijuana.

    Why isn't everyone smoking this?
     
  10. soulnova Hello Kyuubi

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    Oil companies would not be very happy with it? You know, your business getting replaced in 5 years is not a nice prospect for them.

    Supposedly one of Canada's reactors can actually work on Thorium and there's that congressman who wants to build the Destroyer-sized reactor. Badass.
     
  11. Disquiet Devil's Advocate

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    I won't claim to be an expert on thorium, plasma or indeed batteries but the notion of a plasma battery doesn't really sound out of place next to plasma TVs and plasma antennae. As I understand it, plasmas are particularly good conductors due to all the ionised shenanigans going on in them, so it would seem that using them for crazy electrical purposes makes sense.

    But then, like I say, not an expert on any of these things. Maybe you are and it's inherently dumb on a level I'm not seeing.
     
  12. CrazyMoronX Old Man

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    Well there is that. Bunch of greedy, corrupt monsters. :pek

    We should kill them with radiation. Ironic death. :gar
     
  13. Garfield ​⁠​

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    http://energyfromthorium.com/
     
  14. kazuri Kugutsu-shi

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    I think oil companies basically prove aliens. These people are so rich it wouldn't matter if oil went out next year. So clearly they are aliens and are stockpiling money for the future.
     
  15. kayanathera faraway

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    let me give you a hint about something-plasma and battery.a battery needs to release energy,thats why its called battery.I have never ever heard about plasma releasing energy(except nuclear fusion which is something totally different).I think the guy who posted the article heard about something called nuclear battery(which is based on radioactive decay and is used in space applications) and decided to spiced up a bit
     
  16. soulnova Hello Kyuubi

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    Ok guys, there's something going on with the "plasma battery" on the internet. All the articles and posts about are from two or three days ago. There's some info on who "invented" this thing, a guy named Dimitri Petronov who mysteriously disappeared last year like a week after visiting a "secret" Russian lab. As with the info on the battery, most (if not all) mentions are made by people with 1 post count over the last week.

    While after just discovering the baffling potential of Thorium as a power source (which is actually quite compelling), I must call bullshit on this guy.

    http://peakoil.com/alternative-energy/plasma-battery-inventors-disappearing-regularly/


    http://peakoil.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=61270&p=1049773

    http://forums.alternative-energy-news.info/event-425.html

    :pek:gun
     
  17. Mintaka Active Member

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    The op sounds like a conspiracy nut to me.
     
  18. Patchouli pleb Advisor

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    I sell Thorium Bars on the Auction House for 50 gold a stack...and people buy them :datass
     
  19. Ceria Chessie System

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    Sounds interesting :hmm i wonder if Thorium could replace fossil fuels entirely?
     
  20. soulnova Hello Kyuubi

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    What I read on wikipedia says the Thorium on Earth would last for about 1000 years covering the needs of the current energy usage. I guess it would give us enough time to develop an 50-80% efficient solar cell.
     
  21. Professor Plasma Outraged in Osaka

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    Plasma Battery Technology is a definite game changer that threatens oil industry

    Dear friends and fellow skeptics...

    As you read these words nuclear plants in India are operating on Thorium - the only green nuclear fuel in the world. As per my original post, there is zero chance of a melt-down or any other catastrophic accident possible with Thorium. If anyone takes the time to do their homework on what has been happening with Thorium inventors and active proponents, there is no doubt that someone does not want the world weaned away from oil and uranium. Thorium is by far the best and safest alternate energy fuel that can stop global warming in it tracks. It can do everything that Uranium can without the problems, risks, dangers, and at half the expense.

    Another Naruto poster discovered the promise of Thorium a while back and posted his comments at:

    http://narutoforums.com/showthread.php?t=581613&highlight=Thorium

    But far more scientific information can be found at these links:

    http://www.iaea.org/inisnkm/nkm/aws/fnss/fulltext/0412_2.pdf

    http://www.technologyreview.com/Energy/19758/?a=f

    http://pesn.com/2007/12/05/9500463_self-powered_battery_inventor_dead/

    Now when I think back to 2005 when I listened to Professor Shimoda lecture for 4 hours on Thorium Plasma Battery possibilities in Osaka, I recall there were two goons in suits with short hair sitting in the back and video-taping the lecture and everyone attending.

    Almost a year later in October of 2006, I had my office burglarized and although no expensive laptops or cash was stolen, someone did swipe my plasma battery research notebook. It was no big deal to me at the time because I had all my notes scanned into my hard drive anyway. But now I am convinced that strange and perhaps sinister things are going on in the military worlds where plasma batteries could provide a strategic edge (i.e. tanks that could roll across Europe and Asia for months without a single refueling, or perhaps an RC killer drone powered by an electric motor and plasma power battery that could stay aloft for months if the weather permits)

    Plasma batteries are without any doubt, disruptive technology. They are a game changer on the highway too. All current electric vehicles require some recharging. Thorium plasma batteries can theoretically provide consistent energy flow for their entire half life (10 years). Can you imagine driving a car for even 5 years with no recharge and no damn gasoline?!?

    Recently the President of Panasonic boasted that they would soon unveil a cell phone that needed no recharging for three years. My bet is that phone will be powered with a Thorium plasma battery. Mark my words and those of Professor Shimoda "Thorium is the fuel of the futiure, and the future is now."
     

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