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Power Generation using Briah-Yesod interaction?

It is generally accepted that oil resources are at or near the Global Hubbert Peak, and that the price of oil will not soon decline from its current levels, which are causing worldwide economic depression.

One unexplored source of power generation may lie in tapping the heat of the Yesodic domain.

The temperature of the Yesodic stress-fluid at a radius equivalent to the Earth's surface has been recently estimated at 340 K (1). The efficiency of a heat engine working between a heat source at 340 K and the air on the Earth's surface would vary from about 15% at the Equator to 25% in high latitudes.

The total reservoir of heat energy energy in the local Yesodic matter is enormous. If trapped YY:b/t (2) (Yod-bottom/Yod-top) particles can be obtained in sufficient quantity from the Darks, tapping this energy should be simple - indeed, unavoidable.

Ammonia or one of the halocarbons would be a suitable working fluid at this temperature: though in view of the very large amounts required it might be best to use ammonia rather than HFC, as even small leaks of HFC could further degrade the ozone layer.

We suggest that the economics of this are worthy of investigation.

S. Kaye

(Timmins replies)

Focused heat flows?

Kaye suggests that we tap heat from the Yesodic domain as a source of power. The main problem with this suggestion is that the Briah/Yesod temperature differential at the Earth's surface is low and consequentially the efficiency of a heat engine used as a generator is poor. A more compact generating plant would be possible if a larger temperature differential could be obtained.

It is well known (1) that it is possible to create an oscillating vortex or "flower" of diffuse Yesodic matter whose core is intermittently connected to the Briahtic domain by free YY:b/t. This technique, which exploits a commmon, natural, self-organising Yesodic physical system, has been the basis of our simple information-gathering probes into Yesod.

We have demonstrated that it is possible to adapt this technique to concentrate heat in a small "target" space.

In effect, we adapt the normal "sensor" vortex of Yesodic matter to harvest and then concentrate heat from the Yesodic environment. The vortex picks up heat while in its secondary extended form, (in which it has no Briahtic interaction), and then condenses into the primary form, heating up, and "switches on" its interaction with Briah. When enough heat has been dumped into the Briahtic Domain the vortex disinteracts and expands again. In this way, it acts as a classical and near-perfect heat engine.

We have experimentally demonstrated(2) a device that brings the "target" heat sink to approximately 200 degrees Celsius. The effect only works for 10 seconds at a time, after which the heat flow is absent or reversed for about 30 seconds. With more research, it is hoped that modified devices can be used as powerplants, as Kaye suggests.

Since the vortex can be projected some tens of meters while in its secondary diffuse state, and will "stick to" and dump its heat into solid or liquid Briahtic matter when in its primary form, military applications are also possible.


Cross-Domain interaction in the brainstem?

Sensors tuned to detect Yesodic Far radiation have been available for nearly twelve months. Generally speaking they consist of Yod-bottom /Yod-top doublets cryogenically cooled in an electromagnetic trap similar to the one used to investigate Briahtic Bose-Einsten condensates. Each YY:b/t doublet is neutral in Close charge but has a Far charge and a weak EM charge, and thus serves as a Far-EM couple .

The current forms can be tuned to detect a particular wave length of Far radiation but are omnidirectional. The movement of the Darks has been traced by using an extended array of detectors and parsing out each Dark's kinetic "signature". (1).

We announce the fact that, using such a standard Far detector, we have accidentally recorded extremely weak emissions of Far radiation that appear to come from the human brainstem.

The radiation occupies a number of narrow bands in the range 900 nm - 1200 nm. It varies according to the subjects emotional state and sleep/waking condition, being apparently strongest in REM sleep.

Obviously it is not thermal in origin: the nearest Briahtic analogue appears to be bioluminesence.

We are at a loss to explain this radiation. Possible hypotheses include an other-Domain component of the human brain metabolism, other-Domain "symbiotes" or parasites collocated with the brain, or - possibly - deliberate action by the Yesodic Darks.

With the recent advent (2) of room-temperature solid-state directionally-sensitive Far detectors we hope to map the location and patern of these emmissions more exactly.

Fuller details will follow.


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